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MGEU members at Red River College prepare for restructuring vote

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All members of Local 73 are encouraged to review the question & answer sheet, attend an information session, and discuss the vote with their co-workers and their elected leadership in order to make an informed decision before casting a ballot. Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/13145/mgeu-members-red-river-college-prepare-restructuring-vote

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BCGEU negotiates improved benefits for auxiliary workers in BC Wildfire Service

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“By its very nature, fighting forest fires is seasonal work. That should not mean the men and women who work so hard to protect our province should be denied benefits.” — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/13140/bcgeu-negotiates-improved-benefits-auxiliary-workers-bc-wildfire-service

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OPSEU calls on Minister to let public see deal between McDonald’s and colleges

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“In deals like this, we are trading away the skills students need to succeed in the new economy for the tactics to function within a specific company.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/13139/opseu-calls-minister-let-public-see-deal-between-mcdonald%E2%80%99s-and-colleges

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Quiet changes to liquor privatization plan will hurt even more Saskatchewan towns

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“This stealthy change to the government’s privatization plan means that even more small towns stand to lose good, local jobs, hurting families and communities.” — Donna Christianson, Chair of SGEU’s Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority (SLGA)  Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/13137/quiet-changes-liquor-privatization-plan-will-hurt-even-more-saskatchewan-towns

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Restoration of public ownership a growing trend

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“While it’s good to see privatization mistakes being reversed, it would be better if we avoided the mistakes in the first place.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/13135/restoration-public-ownership-growing-trend