"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
"Every Nova Scotian should be able to get the care they need, no matter where they live." — Jason MacLean, NSGEU President
A time to recognize the critical role of Licensed Practical Nurses (LPN).
“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
"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
"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
“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
This new collective agreement achieves 8 of the 11 priorities HSABC's RPNs set for bargaining.
HSABC/NUPGE members to vote on agreement in the coming days.
“The MLAs were also instructed to train the RNs on performing the blood collection — in essence, to train their replacements.” — Carol Furlong, NAPE President
St. John's (25 March 2015) — Newfoundland and Labrador Association of Public and Private Employees (NAPE/NUPGE) President Carol Furlong is expressing her concern about a recent development at St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital in St. John’s that is negatively affecting medical laboratory assistants, as well as violating the workers' collective agreement.