5-year agreement improves wages and benefits.
“By its very nature, fighting forest fires is seasonal work. That should not mean the men and women who work so hard to protect our province should be denied benefits.” — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President
This new collective agreement achieves 8 of the 11 priorities HSABC's RPNs set for bargaining.
MGEU/NUPGE members negotiated improvements to wages, benefits and job security.
“If [the] government insists on making any changes to this benefit, it would ultimately have to be dealt with through the collective bargaining process.” — Karen Jackson, PEI UPSE President
The PEI government will examine the "future costs" of the public sector service gratuity — retirement allowance — in its upcoming budget. Workers concerned this could lead to a reduction in benefits to save the province money.
MGEU members negotiate improvements to wages, health benefits and job security.
Major issues are on the bargaining table for HSABC/NUPGE nursing members.
“There is no better cure for precarious work than giving workers a voice. And there’s no better voice for workers than a union.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President
PEIUPSE/NUPGE members at three workplaces will see improvements to the working conditions as they ratify collective agreements.