“This is an incredible story that a small group of 45 workers in St. John’s would receive such international attention and solidarity from workers as far away as Argentina, Australia, Belgium, the United States, and across Canada. We are very grateful for the support that helped our workers through this difficult time." — Carol Furlong, NAPE President.
“Home support workers play a critical role within our healthcare system. They certainly deserve the same hourly wage their counterparts receive.” — Joan Jessome, NSGEU President.
“The lack of such legislation has prolonged strikes and caused undue hardship for the working people of this province, including the workers who are currently on strike at Labatt in St. John’s,” said NAPE President Carol Furlong.
Billion dollar multi-national corporation refuses to get back to the table to negotiate a fair settlement. NAPE/NUPGE requests a conciliation board to assist.