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March 7, 2019

Community workers negotiate wage increases, retroactive pay and improvements to allowances and leaves.

February 19, 2019

“Under the current political and economic climate, all workers must stand together so their voice is heard and their rights are protected.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

February 1, 2019

"All families and children deserve access to a seamless system that better supports our educators and addresses the inequities that exist between centres across communities in Nova Scotia.” — Kelly Ann Hamshaw, Executive Director of the Kingstec Campus Learning Centre in Kentville

November 20, 2018

"On behalf of our members, I want to thank our friends in the communities of Kamloops, Kelowna, Penticton and Vernon and our friends in the labour movement for their support during the strike." — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President

October 23, 2018

Our hardworking members at Purity can now focus on creating quality foods, candies and snacks that are made right here in Newfoundland and Labrador and loved the world over.” — Jerry Earle, NAPE President

October 17, 2018

A website has been established so that people can send the strikers a message of solidarity and support.

September 24, 2018

"It’s time for Premier Scott Moe to stop pushing a double standard where the rich get richer and the working-class get nothing but additional taxes and costs.” — Bob Bymoen, SGEU President

September 18, 2018

 “Our priority is to ensure clients of H.E.L.P. Homes receive the support they need, and we commend the organization for recognizing and compensating our members for the important role they play in providing services.” — Darren Olsen, SGEU Bargaining Chair

September 17, 2018

BCGEU/NUPGE cites lack of transparency as reason for breakdown in talks.

September 6, 2018

“With strength and solidarity, they stood up against some of the most powerful members of their community because they knew they were right and they knew they were fighting for something bigger than themselves." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President