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May 17, 2016

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

April 7, 2016

HSABC/NUPGE members to vote on agreement in the coming days. 

March 25, 2015

“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.

January 12, 2015

“When workers are fearful of the very people they are there to help because they don’t have enough staff and resources, how can they deliver high quality care to their patients?” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President.

January 7, 2015

The Nova Scotia Nursing Strategy is being updated to ensure enough experienced nurses are retained across the province for the needs of the residents. 

March 28, 2014

“If the nurses of NSGEU/NUPGE are legislated back to work, it will be the third piece of anti-worker legislation from this government since they took office in October." — Rick Clarke, NSFL President.

January 28, 2014

Hear directly from nurses about how increasing nures-to-patient ratio could help.