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Historic victory for precarious workers: Thousands of college part-time support staff join OPSEU/NUPGE after mammoth organizing drive

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“We congratulate our OPSEU/NUPGE organizers for this historic organizing victory. We know that one of the best ways to stop the scourge of income inequality, and the growth of unfair low-waged jobs, is to increase and improve the rights and power of precarious workers to organize and bargain collectively.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

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Corrections cares about community safety

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“We work in volatile and violent workplaces. We find that giving back to the community is an effective means to cope with the daily stress we face. This outreach keeps us focused on the reason we do what we do every day.” — Chris Jackel, OPSEU’s correctional bargaining chair

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Labour to Tim Hortons, Time to Reign in Rogue Owners

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“Labour speaks with one voice when we call on Tim Hortons and all employers across Ontario to respect the province’s labour laws and the long-overdue increase in the minimum wage. To have owners of such a profitable company punish their loyal workers for an increase in the minimum wage is reprehensible and all citizens should […]

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HSABC partners with B.C. Centre of Substance Use to support research in addiction care

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Vancouver (03 Jan. 2018) — The Health Sciences Association of BC (HSABC/NUPGE) has partnered with the British Columbia Centre on Substance Use (BCCSU) to offer an Addiction Social Work Fellowship. As the leading union in providing multidisciplinary care services for British Columbians living with mental health and substance use challenges, HSABC/NUPGE is committed to the professional […]