MGEU/NUPGE members worked late into the night on December 10 to reach a tentative agreement.
“Our goal is to represent all front-line workers in the college community, and we are well on our way.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President
"York has recognized their expertise, experience and contributions. The ratified agreements advance members’ issues and set the stage for further improvements in the future.” — Bernard King, OPSEU staff representative
“Our members are telling us they need more information and time before they vote on this tentative agreement.” — Joan Jessome, NSGEU President
“These members believe very strongly that this is not just about their own safety in an often dangerous environment at HSC. Without a trained and experienced security workforce at the hospital, patients and visitors are facing too many risks as well.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
"We feel this contract is beneficial for all involved. We were pleased with the process to arrive at this point." — NBU President Susie Proulx-Daigle
“It’s vital in this round of bargaining that our members reach a deal that protects and respects the kind of public services that Manitobans value.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
“The often understated role of home and youth care workers is an important one in our province’s health care system, easing the burden on our primary care facilities.” — Jerry Earle, NAPE President
“These agreements have improvements to wages and contract language, which are steps towards these workers getting the compensation they deserve for the valuable service they provide to our province's most vulnerable." — Jerry Earle, NAPE President
NBU/NUPGE members negotiate improvements to their collective agreement.