NSGEU/NUPGE is optimistic that the strong collective message members have sent will help in the next step of bargaining.
Our members are determined to be treated fairly, and will take whatever action is called for, up to and including going on strike. It’s certainly safer than going in to work.” — Tom O'Neill, OPSEU corrections bargaining team chair
MGEU/NUPGE members worked late into the night on December 10 to reach a tentative agreement.
“It is time for Minister Hoskins to personally intervene and resolve the CarePartners dispute.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President
"These women are part-time employees and have been without a contract since 2011. They are asking for stable part-time hours." — Debbie Bovyer, PEIUPSE President
"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
Ratification vote to take place on July 18 and 19.
MGEU members at LGA have "reached the limit of what they’re willing to accept and knew they had only one choice moving forward: give their bargaining committee a strong strike mandate." — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
“That management wants to eliminate seniority-based promotional hiring is a non-starter for our members." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President
"This is a profitable company that is trying to increase their bottom line on the backs of workers. It's unacceptable, and we need to help them understand this." — James Clancy, NUPGE National President.
Toronto (29 April 2015) — Members of the United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW) employed by WHL Management Limited have been on strike for over 18 months and they need your help to reach a fair contract.