Monthly Archives: April 2018

Essential services agreement in place for IWK Health Centre

This decision is likely to set a precedent for other bargaining units affected by essential services legislation.

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: https://nupge.ca/content/essential-services-agreement-place-iwk-health-centre

Breaking new ground on the Manitoba Workers Memorial

“And while we continue to strengthen our efforts around injury and illness prevention, make no mistake: strong health and safety laws, and diligent enforcement of those laws, are still foundational for keeping workers safe on the job.” — Kevin Rebeck, MFL President

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: https://nupge.ca/content/breaking-new-ground-manitoba-workers-memorial

Breaking new ground on the Manitoba Workers Memorial

“And while we continue to strengthen our efforts around injury and illness prevention, make no mistake: strong health and safety laws, and diligent enforcement of those laws, are still foundational for keeping workers safe on the job.” — Kevin Rebeck, MFL President

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/breaking-new-ground-manitoba-workers-memorial

Essential services agreement in place for IWK Health Centre

This decision is likely to set a precedent for other bargaining units affected by essential services legislation.

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/essential-services-agreement-place-iwk-health-centre

New conservation officers provide greater protection for B.C. environment

The hiring will bring the total number of employees with conservation officer designation to 160 province-wide.

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/new-conservation-officers-provide-greater-protection-bc-environment

Pregnant nurse attacked as NSHA says investigating safety concerns a waste of time

“This is not an isolated incident, nurses and health care workers are telling us that the lack of staff and broken equipment is an issue in hospitals and health care facilities across the entire province.” — Jason MacLean, NSGEU President

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/pregnant-nurse-attacked-nsha-says-investigating-safety-concerns-waste-time

Canada’s unions call for better protections against workplace violence and harassment

“We encourage the federal government to take meaningful steps to further protect workers from harassment and violence. This impacts every sector.” — Hassan Yussuff, CLC President

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/canada%E2%80%99s-unions-call-better-protections-against-workplace-violence-and-harassment

OPSEU brokers historic new pension deal for Ontario

“I’m as pleased as punch that we can take away some anxiety that some members might have about their retirement income.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/opseu-brokers-historic-new-pension-deal-ontario

Health care professionals at privatized medical provider are overworked and underpaid

“This is yet another example of how privatization puts profits before people and leaves accountability in the dust.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

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BCGEU partners with SumOfUs on improving corporate responsibility

“Calling for greater corporate responsibility as a shareholder is not only financially prudent, but it allows us to pursue our values as a labour union as well.” — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/bcgeu-partners-sumofus-improving-corporate-responsibility