“Issuing an ultimatum is not negotiating. There’s nothing constructive about a ‘my way or the highway’ attitude to bargaining a collective agreement." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President
"I’m so proud to lead a union that takes the lead in tackling the issues that impact Ontario’s health care professionals." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President
“BCGEU/NUPGE members at ICCS are standing up for an issue that makes a real difference in preventing burnout.” — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President
Scheduling issues, reduced vacation and benefits, and other financial concessions are areas of major contention for MGEU/NUPGE members.
The tentative agreement has language on job security, on scheduling and includes provisions for dealing with disputes. There is also a signing bonus and new wage scales.
Contact Carleton University's President to tell her to negotiate a fair deal that includes addressing the campus safety staffing and retention levels on campus. Call her at 613 520-3801 or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
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