“We know we can do better. We don’t need to settle. Not for our future, or our children’s futures. It’s time for a change.” — James Clancy, NUPGE National President
“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
Home care workers’ contracts expired in 2014, now headed to conciliation.
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.
“Our LifeLabs members will now have an even stronger voice and greater leverage at the bargaining table.” — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President
Visit the Facebook page to connect with other NAPE/NUPGE home care workers.
“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
MGEU/NUPGE members have negotiated improvements to the collective agreement at the bargaining table.
That lack of transparency and accountability that comes with privatization means problems with sleaze are inevitable.
“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.