Monthly Archives: July 2018

Workers at Toronto Bail Program ratify hard-won contract

“I’m incredibly proud to say that we stood strongly together and demanded that our work and the people we serve get the respect they deserve.” — Michelle Moore, OPSEU Local 548 bargaining team member

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: https://nupge.ca/content/workers-toronto-bail-program-ratify-hard-won-contract

Winnipeg paramedics recognized with honourary street designation

“Paramedics provide a valuable public service and are a vital part of our city and province.”  — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President 

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Gateway's Okanagan casino workers on strike

Workers in Kamloops, Kelowna, Vernon and Penticton will walk off the job on June 29.

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: https://nupge.ca/content/gateways-okanagan-casino-workers-strike

HSAA member participate in best corporate challenge yet!

The funds raised will go towards new shuttlecocks, practice spaces, tryouts for golf, bowling, orienteering, and volleyball. 

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: https://nupge.ca/content/hsaa-member-participate-best-corporate-challenge-yet

Paid Leave for Victims of Abuse One Step Closer

NBU/NUPGE call for the government to enact paid leave for victims of domestic, intimate partner or sexual violence is one step closer to becoming a reality.

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

Chicago P3 privatization scheme shows why accountability matters

As a recently announced rapid transit project in Chicago shows, the need for disclosure can change when P3 privatization schemes are involved.

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: https://nupge.ca/content/chicago-p3-privatization-scheme-shows-why-accountability-matters

Slow Down, Move Over campaign launched

“We are asking the public to drive with awareness and if they see a vehicle with lights at the side of the road, to please slow down and move over. These roads are their workplaces and we all have a responsibility to keep them safe.” — Jason MacLean, NSGEU President

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Kinosao Sipi Minisowin CFS workers choose MGEU

“We continue to grow as a union in this sector and it’s because workers are recognizing the strength we have across the province representing child and family services workers.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: https://nupge.ca/content/kinosao-sipi-minisowin-cfs-workers-choose-mgeu

Saskatchewan correctional centres a 'powder keg' due to poor Sask Party government policies

“The Sask Party government has to stop with the talk and start providing proper resources before things deteriorate further.” — Bob Bymoen, SGEU President

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Gag order latest reason to keep private sector out of public services

Response times, compliance records and financial statements don’t sound like intellectual property, but it is information New Brunswickers should be able to access. This way, they can understand if the service is being run properly.

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