Uncategorized

BCGEU congratulates BC Greens and BC NDP on historic agreement

Posted on

“It is encouraging to see strong agreement on so many important issues ahead of a new budget. In particular, the commitment on mental health supports stands out as important. This commitment elevates strategies that recognize the urgency around the opioid crisis, which we know is having a devastating effect on workers and the communities in […]

Uncategorized

Important proposed changes to provincial labour laws

Posted on

“We mustn’t be lulled into thinking that these changes fix all of the serious problems facing workers today. There is still much work to do in both provinces, and across the country, before we can claim that workers’ rights are protected and respected as they should be.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President Visit NUPGE’s website for […]

Uncategorized

Manitoba Conservation Officers Recognition Day act proclaimed

Posted on

Winnipeg (31 May 2017) — On May 30, Michelle Gawronsky, President of the Manitoba Government and General Employees Union (MGEU/NUPGE) attended the Manitoba Legislative Building, where she joined conservation officers in listening to the second reading of Bill 226, The Manitoba Conservation Officers Recognition Day Act. In the words of the Act, “it is important to honour Manitoba’s […]

Uncategorized

Sask Polytech lays off staff while looking to hire more managers

Posted on

  Regina (30 May 2017) — The Saskatchewan Government and General Employees’ Union (SGEU/NUPGE) has learned that while academic and support staff are being laid off to deal with budget cuts, Saskatchewan Polytechnic continues to create additional managerial positions. Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/sask-polytech-lays-staff-while-looking-hire-more-managers

Uncategorized

Let your MP know you want a fair electoral system

Posted on

“If the Liberals are serious about keeping the promises they made to Canadians in 2015, they will vote in favour of the parliamentary committee report.” — Larry Brown, President of the National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/let-your-mp-know-you-want-fair-electoral-system