Many of the “caring professionals” who work in social services or health care are already facing significant issues when it comes to affordability in the region, including precarious working conditions, lower wages, low mileage rates for using their own vehicles, and long commutes due to the housing crisis.
Thousands joined the MGEU’s 2 pension tele-meeting to talk about potential changes to pensions and ask questions. If you missed the call, recordings of both meetings are now available.
“In other words, we’re being paid a fifth less for no good reason. That’s not only unjust — it will soon be illegal.” — Mary Ellen Kelloway, OPSEU bargaining team chair
Workers at Vancity join 700 other colleagues as members of BCGEU/NUPGE.
“NSGEU/NUPGE members were not consulted then and haven’t been since. I strongly urge all Liberal MLAs to talk to the Minister and their Premier…Tell them to read page 41 of their report.” — Jason MacLean, NSGEU President
“Is the trend toward privatizing health care services in the public interest?” — Karen Jackson, PEI UPSE President
“If the government delivers on their commitments, we will have turned the corner on 16 years of neglect for the public services that British Columbians rely on.” — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President
The recpient will be announced at the HSABC’s 2018 Annual Convention being held April 26–28.
Mobilising, organising and lobbying is critical to build and ensure governments’ support for an ILO Convention and a Recommendation at the ILO Conference in June 2018.
“Premier, I’ll clear my schedule to be there. Will you?” — Jason MacLean, NSGEU President