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Base cannabis retailing on facts, not feelings: OPSEU President

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“We support cannabis sales in the LCBO because the LCBO has the experience in dealing with a controlled substance. That’s the same reason the LCBO is Ontarians’ number one choice when it comes to retailing cannabis.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/13280/base-cannabis-retailing-facts-not-feelings-opseu-president

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MGEU Members at Nisichawayasihk ratify new agreement

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“When it comes down to it, this is about the need for stable, predictable funding for our First Nations communities.” —Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/13285/mgeu-members-nisichawayasihk-ratify-new-agreement

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Canada’s unions celebrate federal asbestos ban

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“While many lives have been lost by being exposed to asbestos, going forward this legislation will help protect others from suffering the same fate .” — Elisabeth Ballermann, NUPGE Secretary-Treasurer Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/13282/canada%E2%80%99s-unions-celebrate-federal-asbestos-ban

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NSGEU civil servants reject government's final offer

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“I’m proud of the members who raised their voices against this offer and who stand with the bargaining committee as we proceed to the next steps.” — Jason MacLean, NSGEU President Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/13281/nsgeu-civil-servants-reject-governments-final-offer

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Thompson Labour Committee makes donation to striking workers at Nisichawayasihk Personal Care Home

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MGEU/NUPGE members are striking for equal pay. “Health care providers throughout this region who do the same jobs should be paid the same wages no matter where they live and work.”  — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/13278/thompson-labour-committee-makes-donation-striking-workers-nisichawayasihk-personal