Monthly Archives: December 2014

NBU urges caution over provincial government's "Performance Excellence" review

U.S. management professor says that while these reviews can show short-term benefits, many also lead to unrealistic workloads and ultimately cause long-term damage

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/12027/nbu-urges-caution-over-provincial-governments-performance-excellence-review

BCGEU wants independent third party to decide on remedy for unjustified Ministry of Health firings

“Government must ensure our members are never again subjected to deeply flawed investigations that lead to unfair firings,“ says BCGEU/NUPGE President Stephanie Smith

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/12028/bcgeu-wants-independent-third-party-decide-remedy-unjustified-ministry-health-firings

Inside Halton: Burlington blood supply workers among 800 set to strike Jan. 8 ht…

Inside Halton:
Burlington blood supply workers among 800 set to strike Jan. 8
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Burlington blood supply workers among 800 set to strike Jan. 8
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Negotiations between Canadian Blood Services and OPSEU resume Jan. 5

Visit OPSEU's Facebook page for more information. Original post found at:  http://www.facebook.com/OPSEU/posts/950213555007542

Looking forward to Naomi Klein + Avi Lewis – This Changes Everything at TIFF Sat…

Looking forward to Naomi Klein + Avi Lewis – This Changes Everything at TIFF Sat Jan 10 3pm. $20 well spent!


TIFF.net |
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With No Logo and The Shock Doctrine, Canadian author and activist Naomi Klein launched big ideas into the world, ideas with the power to shake governments, corporations, and conventional thinking. Her bestselling books have been translated into over twenty-five languages. Avi Lewis has charted a pow…

Visit Toronto and York Region Labour Council's website for more information Originally post found at:  http://www.facebook.com/LabourCouncil/posts/817662148280152

We pay taxes to do better things together. Finally a refreshing summary of why….

We pay taxes to do better things together. Finally a refreshing summary of why. #cdnpoli


The year taxes made a comeback in Canada | Toronto Star
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Unexpected voices have started to talk about taxes not as a burden but as a key part of the solution to our challenges.

Visit Toronto and York Region Labour Council's website for more information Originally post found at:  http://www.facebook.com/LabourCouncil/posts/819601344752899

The Liberals' P3 scandals cost more than 100 Ornge scandals. Watch #100ornges: h…

The Liberals’ P3 scandals cost more than 100 Ornge scandals. Watch #100ornges: http://youtu.be/IQL06uBolJI


#100ornges

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Visit OPSEU's Facebook page for more information. Original post found at:  http://www.facebook.com/OPSEU/posts/947034591992105

The 1980s tainted blood scandal was the worst public health disaster in Canadian…

The 1980s tainted blood scandal was the worst public health disaster in Canadian history and the Canadian Blood Service (CBS) workers do not want it to happen again.

The CBS appears to be intent on bringing on a part-time casual workforce. The employer is demanding concessions at the bargaining table that will dismantle the professional work force. Learn more, watch this video and share it with your friends

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Canadian Blood Services

Visit OPSEU's Facebook page for more information. Original post found at:  http://www.facebook.com/OPSEU/posts/949473655081532

Soo Today: Union protests four more years of zeros http://bit.ly/1HXAgaw

Soo Today: Union protests four more years of zeros
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Union protests four more years of zeros
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An interesting showdown between the provincial government and 35,000 workers, represented by the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU), could happen in the new year. OPSEU’s current contract expires December 31.

Visit OPSEU's Facebook page for more information. Original post found at:  http://www.facebook.com/OPSEU/posts/949550288407202

http://t.co/Z79JCC96lA Myles Magner on Twitter t.co “Stop P3 Waste! Protect Pu…

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Myles Magner on Twitter
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“Stop P3 Waste! Protect Pub Services, Good Jobs! @OPSEU's message 4 @Deb_Matthews @MonteKwinter #opsbargaining #onpoli”


Myles Magner on Twitter
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“Stop P3 Waste! Protect Pub Services, Good Jobs! @OPSEU's message 4 @Deb_Matthews @MonteKwinter #opsbargaining #onpoli”
Source: OPSEU
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Myles Magner on Twitter
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“Stop P3 Waste! Protect Pu…

"It’s not like this is a new issue for CAMH. In 2009 CAMH was fined $70,000 plus…

"It’s not like this is a new issue for CAMH. In 2009 CAMH was fined ,000 plus a 25 per cent victim surcharge after two assaults the previous year. Yet despite this track record, the Ministry appears reluctant to go from issuing orders to actually …


Mental health centres must reduce risk to staff and patients
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Client Empowerment Council at Ottawa’s psychiatric hospital say they became advocates for the safety of the care team because a “safe place for staff members increased patient safety as well.” In a…
Source: OPSEU
"It’s not like this is a new issue for CAMH. In 2009 CAMH was fined ,000 plus…