"We went to the table twice in April with the help of a conciliation officer and bargaining was moving backwards." — Jason MacLean, NSGEU President
“The LCBO has discriminated against workers in its largest female-dominated job classification for decades, and now that is coming to an end. It is a huge step forward for these precarious workers and their families.” — Denise Davis, Chair, OPSEU's Liquor Board Employees Division
"I'm proud of the members who raised their voices against this offer and who stand with the bargaining committee as we proceed to the next steps." — Jason MacLean, NSGEU President
Positive decision from arbitrator reassures NSGEU/NUPGE members as they wait for provincial government's budget.
After MGEU/NUPGE members flooded the legislative gallery on December 1, 2015 creating a sea of red T-shirts that said “Still Without a Contract,” the employer finally agreed to return to the table.
As it stands now, New Brunswick effectively forces new unions to strike when employers are not coming to the table in a meaningful way.
"This strike may be over but the crisis that afflicts our home care system is not." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President
“It’s very important that our paramedics continue to be recognized for their vital and expanding role in our health care system." — MGEU President Michelle Gawronsky
BCGEU/NUPGE pursuing arbitration to resolve unjust discipline issues.
“They can’t just opt out of the law. We expect all colleges to take note of this decision and make the necessary changes." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President