Over the last 10 years for which statistics are available, an average of 952 people have been killed each year because of something that happened to them at work. In some years, the death toll has been well over 1,000.
NUPGE unequivocally stands in solidarity with the members of UNIFOR and all workers employed at GM’s Oshawa Assembly plant.
“Our new members have given themselves the power to improve working conditions and have a real voice in the workplace. They made a very smart choice." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President.
"These workers are about to start reaping the benefits of joining OPSEU/NUPGE. They had no wage grid, no pay in lieu and no group RRSP. All of that has just changed." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President
In this guide you will find information on how to acknowledge a territory or treaty on which a gathering takes place, summaries of First Nations social conventions, useful terminology, as well as links to other helpful resources.
“HSAA/NUPGE has a strong track record of working with employers to create better and fairer workplaces." — Mike Parker, HSAA President
“The tables are turning for these workers. Joining OPSEU/NUPGE is going to be the change they’re looking for and more. With the full strength of OPSEU/NUPGE on their side, things are about to get a lot better.” —Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President
The MGEU/NUPGE's health care campaign earned Bronze in the not-for-profit Integrated Campaign category, and Silver in the Health/Medicine Marketing category for the campaign video ad, Big Moments.
Local 449 is the third new Local in the MGEU/NUPGE in the last 3 months, a trend that doesn’t surprise Gawronsky.
PEIUPSE/NUPGE members fighting forest fires in Ontario.