“Let me be clear — your union will stand up for you, your families, your jobs, and the vital public services that you deliver to the people of the province every day.” — Jerry Earle, NAPE President
“We celebrate Rhonda when we honour her name in this way, but we also honour the lake where we can now celebrate her spirit.” — Les Saksowski, Local 9 President, The Pas Correctional Centre
OPSEU’s Public is Better campaign features radio ads, online advertising, and an animated video that tells what’s happening to hospitals right now.
“The biggest difference between the Davos group and us is that we want to do more than talk.” — James Clancy, NUPGE National President
“If the government is actually serious about narrowing the wage gap, it should stop the wage cuts and start recognizing its human rights obligations under the Pay Equity Act.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President
As the health ministers from the federal-provincial-territorial governments meet in Vancouver to discuss a new Health Accord, the National Union of Public and General Employees calls on them to defend and expand the Canadian health care system. Ottawa (19 Jan. 2016) — On the eve of an important national meeting on Canada’s health care system […]
In honour of Black History Month and Family Day, we’re asking for entries that say why unions matter to African Canadians or why unions matter to your family.
An investigation into the cancer identified there was a cancer cluster in the laboratory — where the incidence of breast cancer was eight times the rate of breast cancer in B.C.
As it stands now, New Brunswick effectively forces new unions to strike when employers are not coming to the table in a meaningful way.
“We will be paying close attention to the provincial budget in February to see if funding is there to improve, in a meaningful way, the services we provide to vulnerable children and youth in our province.” — Paul Finch, BCGEU Treasurer