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Wealth transfer in budget, “biggest unreported story in Ontario”: Smokey Thomas

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 “All that infrastructure will be built using public-private partnerships, which are essentially cash machines for construction companies, corporate lawyers, and Bay Street financiers.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/12806/wealth-transfer-budget-%E2%80%9Cbiggest-unreported-story-ontario%E2%80%9D-smokey-thomas

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BCGEU supports bill recognizing PTSD as presumed first responder workplace injury

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“Recognizing PTSD as a presumed workplace injury will ensure that our public service workers who do dangerous and stressful work are properly supported by our government.” — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/12804/bcgeu-supports-bill-recognizing-ptsd-presumed-first-responder-workplace-injury

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NBU members sign collective agreements

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“Getting these three deals finalized is a testament to the hard work and dedication of our bargaining teams. We’re glad we can move forward with these contracts in place.” — NBU President Susie Proulx-Daigle Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/12803/nbu-members-sign-collective-agreements

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Increased medical errors highlight need for increased staffing: NSGEU

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“The Premier and the Minister of Health have to step back and start addressing the real issues facing patient care and health care providers — one of the major issues being nurse- to-patient ratios.” — Joan Jessome, NSGEU President Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/12797/increased-medical-errors-highlight-need-increased-staffing-nsgeu

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Grocery chains call tune behind Wynne’s wine retail announcement: OPSEU

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“It appears the big grocers have told privatization czar Ed Clark that those public safety restrictions are an obstacle to profits so get rid of them.” Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/12796/grocery-chains-call-tune-behind-wynne%E2%80%99s-wine-retail-announcement-opseu