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June 16, 2020

"Please take a moment to reflect on the loss, to hold your family and loved ones a bit closer tonight, and to remember to stay safe — everyone deserves to come from work safe and sound." — Graeme Johnston. 

May 5, 2020

NUPGE joins CUPW in calling on Foodora and the federal government to ensure that workers and food couriers be protected.

August 26, 2019

Bert Blundon, NUPGE Secretary-Treasurer

Bert Blundon has a proven track record as a union activist and leader. From the moment in 1986 when he faced police officers and refused to open up a picket line, Blundon has fought for workers' rights, leading many fightback campaigns against privatization, layoffs, anti-worker legislation and cuts to public services.

May 28, 2019

"The message is strong – casino workers feel they belong in our union." — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President.

May 2, 2019

“These members care deeply about helping support seniors who are facing homelessness, and now they’ve got one of the province’s biggest and most powerful unions to help them do their valuable work." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

May 1, 2019

The agreement includes wage increases, improved holiday entitlements, modified hours of work, flex time, a streamlined step-advancement process, and additional personal leave allowances.

April 25, 2019

"Being part of HSABC/NUPGE will ensure that we can continue to provide excellent service to families across BC.” — Mridula Ivy Morgan, a parent coach with the CMHA's Confident Parent Thriving Kids Program

April 23, 2019

The MGEU/NUPGE is largest union in the province, with over 40,000 members — 17,000 of whom work within the health care system.

April 16, 2019

"Our members are not having their issues addressed through bargaining, and the membership has just given us a strong mandate to address these in conciliation." — Jason MacLean, NSGEU President

March 21, 2019

"We reject all forms of racism, discrimination, xenophobia and intolerance. We strive for inclusivity at work, in our union and across society. Respect and compassion will always be at the forefront of our efforts." — Elisabeth Ballermann, NUPGE Secretary-Treasurer