health care

August 23, 2017

Health care professionals, including members of the Health Sciences Association of B.C. (HSABC/NUPGE), have stepped up by asking how they can help their colleagues deliver health in affected regions.

August 23, 2017

"This is not the end. This is a new beginning and provides us clarity for what we must do. Your work is valuable and deserving of a wage that is fair and representative of your colleagues across the country. Benefits that you have earned over the years should not be legislated away with the swipe of pen from a hand sitting in the Premier’s Office." — Jason MacLean, NSGEU President.

August 21, 2017

"We will continue to push for [domestic violence leave] in negotiations, with the ultimate goal of it becoming part of the labour laws in our province." — Susie Proulx-Daigle, NBU President

August 17, 2017

 

"This is another example of the Minister and the WRHA moving too far, too fast, and putting patients and frontline health care workers at risk in the process.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President

August 15, 2017

“The health care sector represents less than 12 per cent of Ontario’s workforce, but 4 of the top 10 professions reporting workplace violence are in health care. Meanwhile, CEOs of many hospitals and other health care facilities just look the other way while their staff are assaulted." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

August 15, 2017

MGEU/NUGPE members share experiences as frontline health care workers dealing with budget cuts.

August 8, 2017

“The evidence clearly shows that people pushing privatization over-sell and under-deliver." — OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas

July 25, 2017

"When the employer saw that workers were determined to get a deal that respected their professionalism and dedication to their work, management came back to the table at the 11th hour. My warm congratulations to New Path workers and thanks to bargaining team members and OPSEU staff." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

July 24, 2017

"i didn't even know all these professions existed, but these people, amazing people gave me my life back."

July 24, 2017

HSAA/NUPGE member awarded for excellence.