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Changes needed for school psychologists in New Brunswick

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NBU/NUPGE has brought this issue forward to the government on numerous occasions. It’s not difficult to understand, if people are drastically overworked and underpaid, attracting and retaining skilled professionals will be difficult. Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: https://nupge.ca/content/changes-needed-school-psychologists-new-brunswick

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Ontario Budget an ‘opportunity missed’: OPSEU President Thomas

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“It’s important for all Ontarians to remember these promises and hold all politicians accountable in the coming months. Together, we must demand better by supporting public services, and stopping privatization.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: https://nupge.ca/content/ontario-budget-%E2%80%98opportunity-missed%E2%80%99-opseu-president-thomas

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MGEU welcomes 3 new locals

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“These new locals have recognized that joining our union provides them with a stronger voice in their workplace, and that the MGEU/NUPGE has the experience and expertise to ensure their concerns are addressed. Welcome to our 3 newest locals.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: […]

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Labour Board will finalize IWK Essential Services plan

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The Council of Unions wants to send a message to the employers and government to take collective bargaining, and the Council’s proposals seriously and work with the Council to get a deal done. Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: https://nupge.ca/content/labour-board-will-finalize-iwk-essential-services-plan

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HSABC members to play critical role in B.C.'s new surgical strategy

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“Government’s plan to increase public surgical capacity is welcome news. Cutting wait times for surgery is an important step in strengthening the public health care system we all rely on.” — Val Avery, HSABC President Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: https://nupge.ca/content/hsabc-members-play-critical-role-bcs-new-surgical-strategy

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Health care and EMS budget boost welcomed by HSAA

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“HSAA/NUPGE will be keeping a close eye on where that money is spent to ensure it goes to the frontlines where it’s needed.” — Mike Parker, HSAA President Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: https://nupge.ca/content/health-care-and-ems-budget-boost-welcomed-hsaa

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Children’s Aid Society of Ottawa workers force employer to abandon ‘bullying’ vote

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“Today, our bargaining team showed that we’re ready to negotiate a fair deal, and we’re pleased to see that we’ve forced the employer to do the same.” — Michele Thorn, President of OPSEU Local 454, and Chair of the CAS bargaining team Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: https://nupge.ca/content/children%E2%80%99s-aid-society-ottawa-workers-force-employer-abandon-%E2%80%98bullying%E2%80%99-vote