“The people of the province deserve to know what this government is spending to outsource and duplicate efforts on the negotiations front. Our members deserve to know what their employer is paying to have a law firm take them on at the bargaining table.” — Jerry Earle, NAPE President
"Manitoba's public sector unions came to the table with practical ideas to help reduce the deficit, but it's clear that the Pallister government was never serious about consulting with anyone." — Kevin Rebeck, MFL President
5-year agreement improves wages and benefits.
"It doesn't have to be this way. We hope that growing public pressure on the government and LCBO management will help them do the right thing and come to the table with a fair deal for these workers." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President
At an emergency meeting of OPS local Presidents on June 10, Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President, called the rollover offer “without precedent in OPSEU’s history.”
"We went to the table twice in April with the help of a conciliation officer and bargaining was moving backwards." — Jason MacLean, NSGEU President
“We will continue pushing hard for alternatives to disruptive health restructuring and any measures which don’t respect the collective bargaining rights of our members.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
NSGEU/NUPGE members at Laing House want a fair settlement for the people they serve, and themselves.
These lab technologists and technicians "deserve an equitable wage, and Westman residents deserve the same quality of diagnostic care as those in Winnipeg and other areas." — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
"Maintaining successorship ensures that well-trained, experienced workers will continue to keep the traveling public safe throughout the province.” — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President