“At a time when health care services are being squeezed by the austerity agenda, it’s more critical than ever to have the protection that comes with belonging to Ontario’s strongest advocate for hospital sector workers." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President
NBU/NUPGE members work to ensure seniors residing at the Carleton Kirk nursing home receive the best care possible in a safe and welcoming environment.
"We are asking all our members and the general public to respect TSSU picket lines, and join us in calling on SFU management to negotiate a fair collective agreement with its employees.” — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President
Employer's concessions have serious financial implications for workers.
Three-year agreement nets improvements for Dalhousie members.
Overwhelming support shown in strike vote for bargaining priorities.
Negotiations achieve improvements for MGEU/NUPGE members.
"This is an example of what can happen when an employer respects and values its employees, and bargains in good faith.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President
CarePartner nurses and administrative staff are fighting for a first collective agreement that meets industry standards.
Toronto (29 July 2015) — Members of the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU/NUPGE) who are employed by CarePartners have been on strike since April 10. The agency holds one of 1,400 lucrative service contracts to provide clinical and home care services to patients in the Niagara and Norfolk County area.
Collective bargaining sees gains in wages and benefits for MGEU/NUPGE members.