Monthly Archives: July 2018

Judge quashes politically motivated CRA audits

“The courts have accomplished something the Liberal government promised but didn’t deliver, ending the politically motivated Harper-era audits on progressive charities.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President   

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Orthopaedic Technologists at Markham Stouffville Hospital unanimously choose OPSEU

“It’s more important now than ever to have union representation, and OPSEU/NUPGE is absolutely the union of choice for allied health professionals working in Ontario.” — Sara Labelle, OPSEU Region 3, Regional Vice-President and Chair of OPSEU’s Hospital Professionals Division

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: https://nupge.ca/content/orthopaedic-technologists-markham-stouffville-hospital-unanimously-choose-opseu

NSGEU welcomes new members from Island Employment Association

These members help people find a job or explore career possibilities, as well as help people access government-sponsored programs that assist with employment, training, and supports.

Halifax (18 July 2018) — The Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union (NSGEU/NUPGE) is pleased to welcome its newest members who are employees of the Island Employment Association. They work as career practitioners, career counsellors, job developers, employment support practitioners, IT technicians, information resource specialists, and project managers.

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: https://nupge.ca/content/nsgeu-welcomes-new-members-island-employment-association

Tentative agreement reached for BCGEU public service workers

The Public Service Bargaining Committee is recommending that members vote in favour of the agreement.

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: https://nupge.ca/content/tentative-agreement-reached-bcgeu-public-service-workers

Support Owen Sound strikers on social media

Help striking health care workers in Owen Sound. Send a message on social media to help get the employer back to the negotiating table. 

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: https://nupge.ca/content/support-owen-sound-strikers-social-media

BC Liberal foot-dragging on whistle-blower protection aided casino money laundering

Casino workers deserve adequate employment protection, security and training to identify and report suspicious activities. They also need the recommendations in the Dirty Money report that impact their work to be implemented.

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: https://nupge.ca/content/bc-liberal-foot-dragging-whistle-blower-protection-aided-casino-money-laundering

Paramedics recognized with stretch of road in Winnipeg

“Paramedics provide a valuable public service and are a vital part of our city and province. This recognition is well deserved and highly appreciated.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: https://nupge.ca/content/paramedics-recognized-stretch-road-winnipeg

Paid leave for domestic abuse one step closer in New Brunswick

The NBU/NUPGE supports this move by government. Once it becomes official, it will mark 2 years that the union has been pushing for these changes.

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: https://nupge.ca/content/paid-leave-domestic-abuse-one-step-closer-new-brunswick

NSGEU applauds new Nurse Practitioner Education Incentive Program

“Every Nova Scotian should be able to get the care they need, no matter where they live.” — Jason MacLean, NSGEU President

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: https://nupge.ca/content/nsgeu-applauds-new-nurse-practitioner-education-incentive-program

BCGEU new members help keep child care centre open

“Our newest members care deeply about the children, families and community they serve.” — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President 

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: https://nupge.ca/content/bcgeu-new-members-help-keep-child-care-centre-open