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September 12, 2018

 “Employers quickly learn that OPSEU//NUPGE refuses to settle for second best when it comes to the interests of our members.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

September 12, 2018

"Years of erosion in our health care system can’t be fixed overnight, but achieving a contract that addresses those issues and supports improvements to the health care service British Columbians expect and deserve will be a priority at the bargaining table." — Val Avery, HSABC President

September 7, 2018

For a family with 2 children, sending their children to private schools can cost up to $154,980 a year. That's 4.6 times the median income, based on the most recent figures from Statistics Canada. 

September 5, 2018

“Continuing professional development is critical to ensuring success in recruiting and retaining the specialized health science professionals who are so important on the modern health care team." —Val Avery, HSABC President.

July 26, 2018

“The study released today reinforces what our members, including pilots, nurses and other frontline staff have been telling us: privatizing this essential service will either increase costs or put Manitobans at risk." — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President

July 23, 2018

“Even though we wanted a different outcome, we remain confident in our position as we move forward with the constitutional challenge.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President

July 18, 2018

These members help people find a job or explore career possibilities, as well as help people access government-sponsored programs that assist with employment, training, and supports.

July 9, 2018

“I’m incredibly proud to say that we stood strongly together and demanded that our work and the people we serve get the respect they deserve.” — Michelle Moore, OPSEU Local 548 bargaining team member

July 4, 2018

“We continue to grow as a union in this sector and it’s because workers are recognizing the strength we have across the province representing child and family services workers.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President

June 28, 2018

Response times, compliance records and financial statements don't sound like intellectual property, but it is information New Brunswickers should be able to access. This way, they can understand if the service is being run properly.