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Welcome to OPSEU Region 5’s webpage.  We hope you will find information about upcoming Region 5 events, news from the world of labour, links and information from all around labour.  We hope you enjoy your visit.

New Brunswick Union lends support to N.B. Association of Community Living

“Thank you to the over 8,900 members of NBU/NUPGE for your support and generosity.” — Krista Carr, NBACL executive director

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/13102/new-brunswick-union-lends-support-nb-association-community-living

What tax avoidance costs us — and what we're giving up

Want pharmacare? You could have it tomorrow.

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/13101/what-tax-avoidance-costs-us-%E2%80%94-and-what-were-giving

Ontario shouldn’t outsource public education to McDonald’s

 Do we really want our future business leaders taking Ethics 101 from the Hamburglar?” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/13099/ontario-shouldn%E2%80%99t-outsource-public-education-mcdonald%E2%80%99s

New Brunswick Union members at APSEA sign new collective agreement

“I want to thank all of our members who took the time to study and understand the agreement. We think it’s a fair deal for all involved.” — Susie Proulx-Daigle, NBU President

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/13096/new-brunswick-union-members-apsea-sign-new-collective-agreement

NUPGE Leadership Development School wraps up

424 activists have graduated from NUPGE’s Leadership Development School

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/13098/nupge-leadership-development-school-wraps

Law firm and crisis management consultant paid over $125,000 by N.L. government

In July alone, the Newfoundland and Labrador government paid over $27,000 for services already being done in-house. 

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/13095/law-firm-and-crisis-management-consultant-paid-over-125000-nl-government

Campaign continues for provincial funding for youth services

“We need the Minister of Families to explain why his department is preventing a timely resolution to this situation.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/13094/campaign-continues-provincial-funding-youth-services

First collective agreement reached for IT workers at N.B. Community College

“This is a great day for our members. They have worked hard to arrive at this deal and we’re proud of this achievement.” — Susie Proulx-Daigle, NBU President

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/13093/first-collective-agreement-reached-it-workers-nb-community-college

NUPGE’s 18th Leadership Development School Kicks Off

“When our members’ communities are increasingly under threat from the effects of climate change, or their children and grandchildren can’t find work, we need to be speaking out.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/13092/nupge%E2%80%99s-18th-leadership-development-school-kicks

Assault on youth worker raises alarm

“The government needs to take some responsibility and impose uniform safety regulations – not to mention eligibility for WSIB — from one end of the province to the other.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, President of OPSEU

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/13090/assault-youth-worker-raises-alarm