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NSGEU calls on McNeil Liberals to keep our blood supply safe and available for patients

“The NSGEU/NUPGE believes in a publicly funded and operated health care system that keeps our blood supply safe and available to patients who need it.” — Jason MacLean, NSGEU President

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BCGEU President's statement on death of correctional officer Kellie Shand

“My heart and thoughts are with Kellie’s friends, family, and his colleagues at VIRCC, and the broader B.C. corrections and sheriffs community during this difficult time.” — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President

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NAPE reaches tentative agreement with Country Ribbon

According to Jerry Earle, NAPE President, the tentative agreement includes increases in wages as well as improvements in contract language.

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NBU members at Moosehead featured in ad campaign

“Our members do a tremendous job and we wanted to recognize their contribution to one of our country’s most iconic companies.”  — Susie Proulx-Daigle, NBU/NUPGE President. 

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HSAA urges members to support hungry veterans

“The committee felt strongly about supporting those that have served in the past. They have served us and they deserve our support now.” — Evan Stratichuk, Young Workers Committee Chair and HSAA/NUPGE board member

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OPSEU to MPPs: Help end workplace violence in mental health care

“The funding that has been allocated so far has not gone to acute care adult mental health programs. We’ve got higher acuity on wards than ever, and that is creating violent situations. In our workplaces, there is a violent act each and every day.” Ed Arvelin, Chair of OPSEU’s Mental Health Division

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Wear purple on Spirit Day – October 19

Join OPSEU’s Rainbow Alliance arc-en-ciel in recognizing October 19 as Spirit Day!

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How staff workload is affecting patients: HSABC

These stories from frontline professionals can help convince the new government that the price of continued inaction is simply too high.

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MGEU members at Macdonald Youth Services and APHP ratify new 4-year agreement

MGEU/NUPGE members have new agreement with improvements from the interest arbitration decision awarded in July.

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The elephant at the health ministers' meetings: how will provinces cope with $31B cut

New national report outlines the huge cost of the failed Health Accord.

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