Monthly Archives: May 2016

Poll shows Manitobans' top budget priority is protecting public services

“The new government has made a public commitment to keep public services public and to protect them and that’s what our members will be watching for in the budget.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/13000/poll-shows-manitobans-top-budget-priority-protecting-public-services

The National Union's scholarship program for 2016

NUPGE scholarships are open to the children, grandchildren or foster children of the National Union’s 360,000 members who are starting a post-secondary education. 

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/12999/national-unions-scholarship-program-2016

BCGEU welcomes members at Hard Rock Casino

Hard Rock Casino employees represent the second largest group of casino workers to unionize with the BCGEU/NUPGE in the past six months. 

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/12996/bcgeu-welcomes-members-hard-rock-casino

HSABC offers professional development awards to members

HSABC/NUPGE members apply for professional development awards before June 24.

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/12995/hsabc-offers-professional-development-awards-members

Ontario Grievance Board blasts jail management for misconduct

OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas said the board’s decision represented a huge win for the rights of working people to be represented by a union and to be protected against employer intimidation.

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/12998/ontario-grievance-board-blasts-jail-management-misconduct

Canada Revenue Agency rents from serial tax haven user

Help! My landlord is a tax dodger: awkward times at the CRA.

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/12994/canada-revenue-agency-rents-serial-tax-haven-user

Bargaining underway for HSABC members at West Coast Medical Imaging

Member survey identified issues to take to the bargaining table. 

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/12991/bargaining-underway-hsabc-members-west-coast-medical-imaging

MGEU members making plans for The Pas highway clean-up

Help care for the environment! Join the Highway 10 Clean-up on June 4. 

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/12992/mgeu-members-making-plans-pas-highway-clean

BCGEU President named to advisory council to improve B.C.’s child welfare system

“I look forward to working with this new advisory council and the ministry to bring about overdue and meaningful improvements to our child welfare system, both within MCFD and within delegated Aboriginal agencies,” said President Smith. 

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/12990/bcgeu-president-named-advisory-council-improve-bc%E2%80%99s-child-welfare-system

NSGEU calls for equitable approach to collective bargaining

“At a time when Premier Stephen McNeil insists we cannot afford cost of living increases for public sector workers we all rely on every day — nurses; education and health care workers; civil servants — it is shocking he is willing to pay one man almost half a million dollars for one round of contract negotiations.” — Jason MacLean, NSGEU President

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/12989/nsgeu-calls-equitable-approach-collective-bargaining