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River Rock Casino workers negotiate strong first collective agreement after year of bargaining

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“Today’s result is another example of the important role unions play in fighting for workers’ rights in today’s economy and family-supporting jobs.” — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: https://nupge.ca/content/river-rock-casino-workers-negotiate-strong-first-collective-agreement-after-year-bargaining

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Thomas to Liberals: pass bill to expand PTSD protection now

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The chilling testimony we’ve already heard is all that’s needed to justify extended protection. This is a win-win scenario for the government and for workers. It’s the right thing to do.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: https://nupge.ca/content/thomas-liberals-pass-bill-expand-ptsd-protection-now

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Canadians for Tax Fairness goes after myths around private corporation tax loopholes

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“The data is clear: it’s a small group of high-income earners — mainly the super-rich  — benefiting from these loopholes, and they’ll be the group most affected by closing them” — Dennis Howlett, executive director of Canadians for Tax Fairness Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: https://nupge.ca/content/canadians-tax-fairness-goes-after-myths-around-private-corporation-tax-loopholes

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National Union Scholarship winners for 2017

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“Once again we were inspired by the young people who entered. Their essay entries were wide ranging and, in some cases, quite poignant and filled with insight. We hope that our financial assistance will go some way to helping the young persons selected achieve their dreams.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President  Visit NUPGE’s website for […]

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More care workers needed to help B.C. seniors feel at home

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“We look forward to meeting with the government to make sure that the significant investment negotiated with Ottawa by the previous government will go into addressing these issues.” — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: https://nupge.ca/content/more-care-workers-needed-help-bc-seniors-feel-home