New report says the province’s jails are the most strained in the country.
health and safety
NSGEU/NUPGE presses Cape Breton Regional Police to look at post-traumatic stress accommodation.
Barry Rhodes' story reflects how B.C. Corrections failed to address working conditions that led to his post-traumatic stress disorder.
The agreement to allow full searches of the institution is a step forward but underlying problems of over-crowding, low staffing, inadequate training and lack of security equipment remain.
Unbearable heat raises serious potential for harm for long-term care residents, and workers. Eastern Health must take immediate action on these issues.
"The employer has an obligation to take measures to minimize the risk of violence in the workplace. Staffing shortages can put the Correctional Officers and the inmates at increased risk.” — Joan Jessome, NSGEU President.
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The National Union says that more needs to be done to make workplaces safer. More employers need to be held responsible for the results of their negligence.
"Unions give us more. Something less tangible but more enduring. They give us an idea: the idea that our lives matter." — James Clancy, NUPGE National President.
Thanks to persistent efforts by BCGEU Corrections and Sheriff Services members, government changes decision on protective vests.