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Conservatives use anti-democratic tactics to pass Bill C-377

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“This truly is a sad day for Canadian democracy. It speaks volumes to the disrespect this government has for democracy and the rule of law when Prime Minister Harper personally direct these undemocratic tactics to ensure that Bill C-377 passes the Senate in order to appeal to the Conservatives’ right-wing base.” — James Clancy, NUPGE President Visit […]

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BCGEU renews call for public inquiry into health firings

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The government needs to hold to account the people responsible for violating the B.C. Public Service Agency’s own investigation protocols and best practices. Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/12349/bcgeu-renews-call-public-inquiry-health-firings

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BCGEU welcomes more than 260 new LifeLabs members

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“Our LifeLabs members will now have an even stronger voice and greater leverage at the bargaining table.” — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President  Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/12348/bcgeu-welcomes-more-260-new-lifelabs-members

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Health care tax dollars being diverted again to private-sector profits

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“The public is being robbed of the medical care it deserves. Private sector administrators are skimming profits when 100 per cent of scarce health care dollars should go towards care and treatment.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/12345/health-care-tax-dollars-being-diverted-again-private-sector-profits

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NBU clerical and regulatory members reach tentative agreement

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“A lot of hard work went into these negotiations. We’re proud of everyone who took part. Now we will present the deal to the members and hear their opinions.” — NBU President Susie Proulx-Daigle Fredericton (24 June 2015) — Members of the New Brunswick Union (NBU/NUPGE) in the clerical and regulatory bargaining unit have reached a tentative agreement.  Visit NUPGE’s website for […]