The issues that weren’t addressed in the 2018 budget are ones the federal government doesn’t expect to get much attention or ones where people have become so discouraged that they are willing to settle for peanuts.
“The tentative agreement brings some real improvements to work-life balance issues for our members, and some improvements to benefits for which we’ve been advocating for many years.” — Mike Parker, HSAA President
“For years we’ve raised red flags about the toxicity, bullying and harassment in this workplace. We are extremely hopeful that the results of this investigation will highlight the need for change at CMHA Elgin.” —Tischa Forster, President of OPSEU local 133
Even though Medavie administers over $1 billion in public funds, financial reports are not made public.
“Learning how to be an activist helped shift my focus from being a sufferer of a chronic illness to advocating for disability rights in general.” — Valdine Flaming, MGEU Bursary winner
Nominations are now open for the 2018 NAPE Step Up Volunteer Recognition Awards. Deadline for nominations is March 26.
“Sexual harassment has no place in our workplaces; it should never be tolerated. Our union has decades of experience in advocating for our members on these protections, and we welcome this announcement.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
In the last few months, a CO had his finger severed, another had his head stomped on and yet another was assaulted with feces thrown in her face by inmates.
Yet without proper taxation on the value of land, government is leaving money on the table that could go towards funding the services and infrastructure British Columbians need.” —Paul Finch, BCGEU Treasurer
“A focus on inclusive child care for children with disabilities is very welcome news.” — Val Avery, HSABC President