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Moving offices Crown lands to Corner Brook makes no sense: NAPE

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“At a time when the government is professing to be making every effort to save every penny, moving this service to Corner Brook will come at a big expense. We just can’t figure it out.” — Jerry Earle, NAPE President Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/13364/moving-offices-crown-lands-corner-brook-makes-no-sense-nape

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Brewery workers end strike, ratify contract

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“This was a tough fight against the third largest company in the industry that was intent on introducing American-style union busting through gutting a collective agreement.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/13362/brewery-workers-end-strike-ratify-contract

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B.C. budget fails to address health care wait times

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“New buildings and machines don’t actually treat patients. Health professionals treat patients, and there is a dire shortage of them because their pay has not been competitive for many years.” — Val Avery, HSABC President Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/13360/bc-budget-fails-address-health-care-wait-times

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BCGEU supports Canadian Bar Association recommendation for more legal aid, court funding

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“This report echoes what the BCGEU has been saying for a long time, and that is, there needs to be more funding and staffing for both legal aid and court services in B.C.” – Stephanie Smith, President BCGEU Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/13358/bcgeu-supports-canadian-bar-association-recommendation-more-legal-aid-court-funding

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Strong strike vote at Family and Children’s Services of Renfrew County

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“Our work is protecting society’s most vulnerable children. We can’t give each child the attention and care they need if we’re juggling more cases than we can handle.” — Nicole Dennison McLeod, President of OPSEU Local 459  Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/13357/strong-strike-vote-family-and-children%E2%80%99s-services-renfrew-county

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Sask. Finance Minister misleading media about what public servants want

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“Public sector workers don’t want mandatory unpaid days off, and they shouldn’t be threatened with them, or with job losses, just because this government blew billions of taxpayers’ dollars.” — Bob Bymoen, SGEU President Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/13355/sask-finance-minister-misleading-media-about-what-public-servants-want

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Government relents: 9 ServiceOntario centres to stay open

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“They’re hearing – from people like the Auditor General – about the tremendous waste of their tax dollars through outsourcing and public-private partnerships. They’re also discovering no one is immune to this assault on public services.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/13353/government-relents-9-serviceontario-centres-stay-open