Monthly Archives: January 2018

Campaign for Canada Post's future goes to the bargaining table

Door-to-door protected for millions, but fight to reverse the cuts carries on.

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NUPGE opposes Trudeau’s TPP

“This is a bad deal for Canadian workers, a bad deal for Canadian families, and a bad deal for the Canadian economy. There’s absolutely no reason why Prime Minister Trudeau should be endorsing this trade agreement.”  — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

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New Brunswick Union sets priorities for 2018

Privatization, equality rights, and good jobs are front-and-centre for NBU/NUPGE this year.

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OPSEU files charter challenge to defend right to strike

 

“Bill 178 return-to-work legislation violates rights and freedoms that workers have fought to win for more than a century. OPSEU/NUPGE is committed to protecting those hard-won rights.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

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Falling through the Cracks – MGEU ad returns

“But as we’ve seen over the past year, cuts are threatening those services and the things we all care about are starting to fall through the cracks.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President

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OPSEU members at LHINs ratify new collective agreement

“When we first sat down at the table, the employer demanded a slate of concessions, including benefits cuts for most of the membership. But the bargaining team was able to remove every, single concession. This was a great victory.” — Julie Lenko, OPSEU Chair of the LHINs’ central bargaining team

Toronto (23 Jan. 2018) — Workers at 4 of the province’s Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) have voted 95 per cent in favour of accepting a tentative agreement reached between the employer and the Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU/NUPGE).

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‘Privatization pusher’ Ed Clark can’t be trusted with alcohol and cannabis sales

“The collapse this week of the privatization giant Carillion is just one more painful reminder that privatization can’t be trusted, and we can’t trust people like Clark who continue to push privatization.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

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Experience with privatized services increases support for public ownership

“That people with extensive experience of both publicly controlled and privatized services want to reverse privatization is a damning indictment of privatization.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

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Nova Scotia's PC leadership hopeful goes in wrong direction for families

“His policy will put more people at risk, it will drive jobs out of our rural communities and unilateral decisions like this do nothing to bring integrity back to government.”  — Jason MacLean, NSGEU President

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National Day of Action in solidarity wIth Tim Hortons workers

National Day of Action in sol with Tim Hortons workers
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