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Investigation delays deepen crisis in corrections in Ontario

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“Suspending scores of officers for indeterminate periods of time is not solving the crisis in corrections, it’s making it worse.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/13444/investigation-delays-deepen-crisis-corrections-ontario

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Striking workers to set the record straight

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“It’s employers like this one who help maintain the massive gender wage gap in Ontario.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/13440/striking-workers-set-record-straight

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MGEU members help fight back spring flood risk

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“It takes hundreds of people doing everything from filling sandbags and thawing frozen culverts to coordinating provincial departments and working with local officials to shore up dikes.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/13437/mgeu-members-help-fight-back-spring-flood-risk

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New Brunswick Premier's comments concern NBU

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“Government officials need to listen to the warnings of employees. It appears this did not happen and we can see the results.” — New Brunswick Union (NBU/NUPGE) Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/13436/new-brunswick-premiers-comments-concern-nbu

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Seniors shortchanged by B.C. home and residential care policies

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The provincial government created, “a model in which public funding subsidizes the real estate acquisitions of private investors while allowing these operators to erode wages and working conditions through contracting out and contract-flipping.” — CCPA study Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/13433/seniors-shortchanged-bc-home-and-residential-care-policies

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NSGEU members Sock It to Poverty, again!

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Uniosn do much more than help their members. Unions help people in their communities every day, and especially with projects like Sock it to Poverty. Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/13435/nsgeu-members-sock-it-poverty-again