concessions

May 17, 2017

"We went to the table twice in April with the help of a conciliation officer and bargaining was moving backwards." — Jason MacLean, NSGEU President

January 26, 2017

"Striking workers at Molson Coors need to hear how much you support them in standing up to this global giant. They need to see who supports them even when we’re not on the picket line." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

You can send your message of support to Component325@nupge.ca.

January 12, 2017

"Our members were willing to negotiate but the employer wasn't interested. The employer wanted everything gone. The workers couldn't do that." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

December 14, 2016

"I'm proud of the members who raised their voices against this offer and who stand with the bargaining committee as we proceed to the next steps." — Jason MacLean, NSGEU President

November 10, 2015

Radius wants staff to accept a wage cut of 1.5 per cent, lose their existing pension plan, and swallow hikes in premiums for existing benefits. 

November 2, 2015

“Our members have ratified the agreement, but they’ve lost all trust in a government that has no respect for OPS employees or the valuable work they do." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas

October 26, 2015

"If the Premier is truly concerned about growing the economy, why would his government seek widespread concessions and takeaways that will greatly reduce the buying power of so many customers of small businesses.” — Joan Jessome, NSGEU President

October 22, 2015

“Our members are proud of the work they do and they deserve to be paid fairly." — Kim Madden, OPSEU SAFE-T Radius Bargaining Committee Chair

August 26, 2015

Employer's concessions have serious financial implications for workers. 

January 8, 2015

MGEU/NUPGE members trying to negotiate a fair and reasonable collective agreement in the face of concessions from the employer.