New 4-year agreement reached for EMS workers in Southern and Prairie regions; members in Interlake-Eastern will return to the bargaining table to resolve outstanding issues.
MGEU President, Michelle Gawronsky says the rejection was partly in response to a lack of respect shown at the bargaining table toward DSM members.
“I don’t want us to be apologetic for who we are and what we do, the wages we make and the pensions we have. I want us to say, ‘you should have it too,’ and I want us to be able to inspire the rest of Nova Scotians to be union members.” — Jason McLean, NSGEU […]
“We’re proud of our members for stepping up and heading to Alberta to help their fellow Canadians. The fires devastated thousands and many of those people have ties to New Brunswick.” — Susie Proulx-Daigle, NBU President
“This should be a wake-up call to the government. How many more of these incidents do we need to see before the Liberals take notice?” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President
PEI UPSE/NUPGE members voted 84% in favour of the new collective agreement after a lengthy bargaining process.
As the Canadian government introduces an amendment to the Human Rights Act to make it illegal to discriminate against anyone based on gender identity and expression, the National Union wants to remind everyone on International Day against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia that this is a struggle that we all need to be engaged in. NUPGE […]
This new collective agreement achieves 8 of the 11 priorities HSABC’s RPNs set for bargaining.
“Our paramedics put themselves at risk to deliver a service that we simply cannot live without. These awards are richly deserved.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President
Twenty-six laid off employees returned to work as a result of negotiations.