“As movements who have a long history of interdependence, the LGBTQ+ and union movements are intertwined in our projects of obtaining equity and justice." — Zivi Richard, President of River of Pride
"The need is even greater this time of year as so many have lost everything during the recent floods.” — Susie Proulx-Daigle, NBU President
"I want to thank the members of the bargaining team for their hard work and dedication throughout the process." —Susie Proulx-Daigle, NBU President
"If 1,000 of our members did this, it would equal $25,000 to NBAFB." — Susie Proulx-Daigle, NBU President
"In terms of the privatization of management of the Extra-Mural Program, we don't feel government listened to the people." — Susie Proulx-Daigle, NBU President
Privatization, equality rights, and good jobs are front-and-centre for NBU/NUPGE this year.
The contract will be presented to NBU/NUPGE members working as instructors in the community college sector.
We applaud government for coming forward with these changes. We believe this is a reasonable approach, one that will help both employers and workers alike." — Susie Proulx-Daigle, NBU President
"The Extra-Mural Program, as it stands now, is a crown jewel of health care. We can't understand why the government would try and fix something that's not broken." — Susie Proulx-Daigle, NBU President
"We will continue to push for [domestic violence leave] in negotiations, with the ultimate goal of it becoming part of the labour laws in our province." — Susie Proulx-Daigle, NBU President