“The committee felt strongly about supporting those that have served in the past. They have served us and they deserve our support now.” — Evan Stratichuk, Young Workers Committee Chair and HSAA/NUPGE board member
"Striking workers at Molson Coors need to hear how much you support them in standing up to this global giant. They need to see who supports them even when we’re not on the picket line." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President
You can send your message of support to Component325@nupge.ca.
“The one thing all children have in common is their rights. Every child has the right to survive and thrive, to be educated, to be free from violence and abuse, to participate and to be heard.” — Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon
”Their work is physically tough, often mentally draining, and always vitally important." — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
"This resource will provide women who are leaving violent relationships with quick access to the services they need to leave safely." — Brenda Hildahl, Chair of NUPGE's Advisory Committee on Women's Issues
Support for striking workers continues to grow. Last week, Tammy McCormick Ferguson, a patient of CarePartners, who communicates through an iPad because of a neurological disorder that has left her non-verbal, sent a note to the striking staff and to the media calling the nurses’ working conditions “appalling,” comparing their compensation to that of “dog walkers.”
The MGEU Young Members Committee is taking part in the 2015 Winnipeg Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Manitoba and they need help! You can help them to surpass their goal by making a donation to one (or both) of the union's teams.
“Whoever wins the upcoming Ontario election, we will hold them to account with regards to committing to quality post-secondary education,” said Thomas.
Front-line workers are asking politicians to commit to immediate sustainable long-term funding to end the shameful crisis in developmental services, funding that strengthens the not-for-profit community agencies that provide quality, professional, planned, and stable services.
Help struggling families across Nova Scotia with donations of warm accessories.