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February 20, 2019

The NSGEU/NUPGE is calling on the NSHA to hire more full-time nurses and revert to its long-standing practice of providing nurses with proper compensation.

January 29, 2019

“When we talked to our members about the agreement, they had real concerns about a 'working short' premium that lets employers off the hook from addressing shortages, and plans to change pension and benefits governance and coverage." — Val Avery, HSABC President

November 2, 2018

"For too long the NSHA has turned a blind eye to the safety concerns of nurses and health care workers who are doing their best to hold a broken health care system together. They must be given the tools to do their jobs safely." — Jason MacLean, NSGEU President

July 13, 2018

"Every Nova Scotian should be able to get the care they need, no matter where they live." — Jason MacLean, NSGEU President

May 10, 2018

A time to recognize the critical role of Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN).

September 19, 2017

“The Minister has indicated his office will be in touch with me to set up a meeting. I’m still waiting for that phone call." — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President

August 17, 2017

 

"This is another example of the Minister and the WRHA moving too far, too fast, and putting patients and frontline health care workers at risk in the process.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President

July 21, 2017

"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

July 19, 2016

“This is a symptom of a massive, systemic management problem around violence and psychological safety we see in mental health care." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

May 17, 2016

This new collective agreement achieves 8 of the 11 priorities HSABC's RPNs set for bargaining.