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Federal budget one step forward, one step back

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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. Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: https://nupge.ca/content/federal-budget-one-step-forward-one-step-back

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HSAA reaches tentative 3-year deal with AHS

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 “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 Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: https://nupge.ca/content/hsaa-reaches-tentative-3-year-deal-ahs

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Investigation into CMHA Elgin must address workplace harassment: OPSEU

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“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 Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: https://nupge.ca/content/investigation-cmha-elgin-must-address-workplace-harassment-opseu

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Gawronsky encouraged by government's plan to address sexual harassment, points to remaining gaps

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“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 Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: https://nupge.ca/content/gawronsky-encouraged-governments-plan-address-sexual-harassment-points-remaining-gaps

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Rally against Prison Violence: “It's just a matter of time before one of our officers gets killed on the job”

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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.  Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: https://nupge.ca/content/rally-against-prison-violence-%E2%80%9Cits-just-matter-time-one-our-officers-gets-killed-job%E2%80%9D

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Government must take bolder action on speculation tax: BCGEU

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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 Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: https://nupge.ca/content/government-must-take-bolder-action-speculation-tax-bcgeu