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PEI UPSE launches public services ad campaign

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Charlottetown (24 May 2018) — The Prince Edward Island Union of Public Sector Employees (PEIUPSE/NUPGE) and the PEI Nurses’ Union have collaborated to send a strong message to government — Home Care is a valued Public Service — Keep it Public! The unions have created 3 television commercials that are airing on CBC. The ads feature […]

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OPSEU President demands that Northumberland CAO retract anti-democracy election memo

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“We should be encouraging people to participate in our democracy every chance we get. And that’s exactly what OPSEU/NUPGE is doing and will continue to do.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: https://nupge.ca/content/opseu-president-demands-northumberland-cao-retract-anti-democracy-election-memo

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Logger's Life Museum in Grand Falls-Windsor another casualty in budget cuts

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“This Museum not only provided a tourism destination, it also preserved a large part of the history of Central Newfoundland. It is a loss for the community and for the province as a whole.” — Jerry Earle, NAPE President Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: https://nupge.ca/content/loggers-life-museum-grand-falls-windsor-another-casualty-budget-cuts-0

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NBU donates $12K to provincial food banks

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“The need is even greater this time of year as so many have lost everything during the recent floods.” — Susie Proulx-Daigle, NBU President Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: https://nupge.ca/content/nbu-donates-12k-provincial-food-banks

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Unions in PEI collaborate to send strong message to government

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“Why has government chosen to invest our tax dollars in a private company to provide health care services that could be offered using existing public sector employees? There are many of our members providing home care services whose skills and abilities are not being fully utilized.” — Karen Jackson, PEIUPSE President Visit NUPGE’s website for more […]

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International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia & Biphobia

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“We, the NUPGE elected representatives, members, and staff across Canada stand in proud solidarity with all those fighting the oppression of homophobia, transphobia and biphobia.”  —  Larry Brown. NUPGE President Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: https://nupge.ca/content/international-day-against-homophobia-transphobia-biphobia

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Owen Sound health workers willing to strike to improve service to patients, families

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Under the employer’s offer, a registered practical nurse (RPN) at the Family Health Organization would make much less than RPNs at other Owen Sound workplaces, and wouldn’t be eligible for any wage increases based on experience. Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: https://nupge.ca/content/owen-sound-health-workers-willing-strike-improve-service-patients-families

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Manitoba government releases mental health and addictions strategy

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MGEU/NUPGE is determined to work with its members and with government to build the responsive, coordinated mental health and addictions treatment system that members on the frontlines have been calling for, and that Manitobans deserve. Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: https://nupge.ca/content/manitoba-government-releases-mental-health-and-addictions-strategy