“BCGEU/NUPGE members at ICCS are standing up for an issue that makes a real difference in preventing burnout.” — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President
Now, we’re looking for entries that touch on why unions matter to women or why unions matter to racial minorities.
“Ontario now joins Alberta and Manitoba with legislation that creates the presumption that when first responders are diagnosed with PTSD it is work-related,” said James Clancy, NUPGE National President.
“New buildings are only as good as the people who work in them.” — Val Avery, HSABC President
“We’ve witnessed the devastating impacts on workers and the community when public services are caught up in a competitive bidding process and sold off to the lowest bidder. The evidence is clear — the services suffer and costs soar.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President
Nova Scotia government bows to pressure by seniors and advocates to halt changes to its Seniors’ Pharmacare Program.
These employees came together to protect their rights through collective bargaining and to achieve greater job security.” — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President
“We look forward to sharing resources and expertise with these new members as we continue to meet the needs of the people we serve.” — Deb Gordon, OPSEU Chair, Child Treatment sector
Positive decision from arbitrator reassures NSGEU/NUPGE members as they wait for provincial government’s budget.
“Right now, it’s so important that we remind Manitobans just how much we rely on each other to receive the kind of services we all want and deserve.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President