“There is no solution to the housing affordability crisis that doesn’t include rental affordability so we are very pleased with the government’s decision to cap the maximum allowable rental increase.” — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President
Pat was a no-nonsense labour activist, and extremely committed and dedicated in all his efforts to creating a safer work environment for his fellow members.
“If we want more frontline staff, we need to be creating incentives for new workers to enter the profession, and to transition part-time and casual workers into a full-time career. That is what we are hearing from the government, so it is encouraging news for seniors and workers alike.” — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President
One of the most important concerns these workers have is health and safety. Work zone safety measures can determine whether a worker returns home at the end of a shift.
“It looks like Ford is setting the stage to go on a rampage that will make Mike Harris look like a choir boy.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President
The Advisory Council on the Implementation of National Pharmacare has invited NUPGE to particpate in its discussions.
Forests are fundamental to our economy, culture, traditions and history — and to our future. Canadians depend on forests for our livelihood and lifestyle.
The National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) would like to thank all the first responders, public service workers and who have worked tirelessly to respond to this tragedy and care for our communities.
“It’s time for Premier Scott Moe to stop pushing a double standard where the rich get richer and the working-class get nothing but additional taxes and costs.” — Bob Bymoen, SGEU President
This is a bad deal for Canadians. Even the government, trying to prove this was a good deal, released a study that proves the opposite. The so-called benefits of the TPP are so minor that we will need a magnifying glass to see them, while the loss of jobs and the stagnation of wages will […]