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“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
"With so little transparency for staff and patients, [MGEU members] feel like the government is making it up as they go along." — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
"We wanted to share all the good work unions have done for our communities, and society in general." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President
The Nova Scotia government has announced significant changes to the education system, including the dissolution of 7 elected school boards.
"Currently 16,000 members of my own union who are instructors, librarians and other professional staff in community colleges in the province of Ontario have been on strike for the past 3 weeks on this very issue. Over 60 per cent of the faculty are on short-term contracts, usually 4 months long. They are seeking creation of more permanent positions and equality of wages for contract staff." — Cliff Andstein, NUPGE delegate to PSI World Congress
“When these folks came to us, they were specifically looking for improved health and safety supports and a stronger voice in general with their employer." — Michelle Gawronsky MGEU President
“As more and more hospitals in the province face the prospect of mergers, it makes sense that hospital professionals just look to OPSEU/NUPGE which can point to decades of experience representing healthcare providers." — Lucy Morton, OPSEU Regional Vice-President Region 2