“Over the past 2 days, our partnership made some very compelling arguments that the act is already infringing the Charter rights of public sector workers. We have done everything possible to put our best foot forward. Now it’s up to the judge to decide.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
Monthly Archives: May 2018
Call 519-470-3030 and ask for Dr. Dyke, Dr. Whittle, or Dr. Singh to voice your concerns about the working conditions at the Family Health Organization. Ask them to get back to the table with a fair offer.
“I want to thank all of our officers, call takers and dispatchers for their continued hard work during this horrific incident @ Bombay Bhel last night. I would also like to thank the professionals of @IAFF1212, @OPSEU277, @Peel_Paramedics for their assistance. #Peel” — Peel Regional Police Association
This scholarship is offered in recognition of the efforts and commitment of young workers across Canada who have demonstrated commitment to positively impacting social and workplace issues in their community.
“If the Minister and the Premier are concerned with making our highways safer, their review should be looking at where to add new rest areas, not cut.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
“This investment, the first of its kind in 20 years, will reduce this pressure — both for the women and children in need, as well as for the workers that care for and support them.” — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President
“It’s important for employees across the province to have financial and job security if they want to leave a domestic violence situation. This legislation could possibly save lives.” — Karen Jackson, PEI UPSE President
“We wanted to share all the good work unions have done for our communities, and society in general.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President
Nova Scotia Council of Health Care Unions ratify agreement with Health Authority and IWK Health Centre
What is new under this agreement is that any issues that can not be resolved at the negotiating table will be sent to an independent third-party mediator-arbitrator for a final and binding award.
“The fact our members overwhelmingly voted to join OPSEU/NUPGE in the largest organizing drive in Canadian history sends a strong message that times are changing. I hope this employer will work with us and make sure our members get a fair contract.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President