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Residential care program for vulnerable youth needs overhaul, BCGEU says

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“It’s time government gives back what it’s taken from children at risk.” — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President. Vancouver (16 Dec. 2014) — A sweeping overhaul and reinvestment in B.C.’s residential care program for vulnerable children and youth is required following the Representative for Children and Youth’s latest report published on December 10. “Children and youths with complex needs continue to be […]

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Bill 21 provides important blood supply protection for Ontario http://bit.ly/1Az…

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Bill 21 provides important blood supply protection for Ontario http://bit.ly/1AzZ4CP Bill 21 provides important blood supply protection for Ontario | Ontario Public Service… www.opseu.org Ontario’s new bill preventing privatization of the … Bill 21 provides important blood supply protection for Ontario | Ontario Public Service…www.opseu.orgOntario’s new bill preventing privatization of the province’s blood collection is […]

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OPS Members will continue to picket their local MPP offices this week to protest…

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OPS Members will continue to picket their local MPP offices this week to protest the employer’s contract position and support their bargaining teams. See the link below for dates, times and locations. http://bit.ly/12XKzhs OPS MPP Pickets: Dec. … OPS MPP Pickets: Dec. 15-19 | Ontario Public Service Employees Unionwww.opseu.orgOPS Members will continue to picket their […]

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John Tory’s Response to the Shelter Crisis Inadequate

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OCAP’s response to John Tory; Please Keep up the Calls & Emails to the Mayor’s Office! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ December 15, 2014 Mayor John Tory, Toronto City Hall, Delivered by Hand Mayor Tory: Thank you for your December 12th letter. Unfortunately, we can’t consider it a sufficient response. You stress the importance of adequate shelter but offer […]

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BCGEU says immediate action is required as WCB imposes $75,000 fine on Forensic Psychiatric Hospital

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“I want to thank the BCGEU/NUPGE members on the joint occupational health and safety committee at FPH for the important work they have done to make their workplace safer.” — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President. Vancouver (15 Dec. 2014) — The B.C. Government and Service Employees’ Union (BCGEU/NUPGE) is renewing its call for immediate action to ensure the safety […]