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Ottawa's Rideauwood workers choose OPSEU

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“Because when staff feel secure in their positions, they can dedicate all their energies to their jobs — in this case, coming to the aid of young people in difficulty.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, President of OPSEU Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/13088/ottawas-rideauwood-workers-choose-opseu

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N.B. Community College workers sign first collective agreement

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“This is a great day for our members.They have worked hard to arrive at this deal and we’re proud of this achievement.” — ” Susie Proulx-Daigle, President of the New Brunswick Union (NBU/NUPGE) Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/13089/nb-community-college-workers-sign-first-collective-agreement

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Elections are no time to gag the public: OPSEU

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“We’ll be watching to see what changes are made when this bill (reforming election finance laws) returns to the legislature in the fall. No matter how long it takes, we’ll continue to push for equal access and influence for every person in this province.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, President of OPSEU Visit NUPGE’s website for […]

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TPP poses unnecessary risks to Canada’s postal services: report

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New report prepared by legal experts and published by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives find that the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) seriously undermines the future of Canada’s public post office. Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/13083/tpp-poses-unnecessary-risks-canada%E2%80%99s-postal-services-report

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Young Canadians need more opportunities

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 “Young workers are a politically-conscious group and increasingly active in their unions. Their leadership in workplaces and unions will shape the future of work and how we respond to the precarious economy.” — Hassan Yussuff, President of the CLC.  Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/13081/young-canadians-need-more-opportunities

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NSGEU President commends those fighting Nova Scotia forest fires

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“I want to wish them, and all those involved, all the best in their ongoing battle to contain the fires that continue to burn and acknowledge and thank them for their professional work, dedication, and service.”— Jason MacLean, President of NSGEU  Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/13079/nsgeu-president-commends-those-fighting-nova-scotia-forest-fires