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With privatization of cannabis, criminal element has scored with Ford

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“Private sales of recreational cannabis would be a bonanza for organized crime. They could legitimately get licences to distribute cannabis – and get very wealthy doing it.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President Toronto (30 July 2018) — The Ontario Public Service Employees Union (OPSEU/NUPGE) is outraged over media reports that Premier Doug Ford will allow cannabis sales in […]

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BCGEU celebrates 99 years in union movement

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“Our members know that the BCGEU/NUPGE is a practical and principled union that has their backs. When workers have to stand up to an employer and go on strike, we use the economic power of our membership to help them reach a fair settlement.” — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President

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50 years strong with NSGEU

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“I wouldn’t have a job without the union. They helped get my position sorted out when amalgamation took place. It took a year, but in the end it was all worth it.” — Sheldon Bisson, NSGEU member celebrating 50 years on the job