NUPGE Scholarship Winners for 2018

“Congratulations to all our winners of 2018 scholarships. We wish you all the best in your education and future pursuits.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

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Ford is taking Ontario colleges back to the dark ages: OPSEU

OPSEU/NUPGE says the government’s decision to dump the joint task frce is a denial of bargaining rights, and therefore a violation of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

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Honouring missing and murdered Indigenous women and girls

There is an epidemic of violence against Indigenous women, Two Spirit and gender diverse people that is unacceptable. There is an epidemic of violence that is taking our loved ones from us.

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NAPE launches Workplace Mental Health Legislation campaign

“We must remember that what happens at work doesn’t just stay at work; it doesn’t just go away when the uniform comes off or when the shift is over. These workers need and deserve supports in place to deal with their work-related mental health injuries.” — Jerry Earle, NAPE President

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Wealthy can avoid damage caused by tax cuts

For a family with 2 children, sending their children to private schools can cost up to $154,980 a year. That’s 4.6 times the median income, based on the most recent figures from Statistics Canada. 

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Government reset needs to focus on health care crisis: NSGEU ready to help

“The NSGEU/NUPGE is ready to work with government and help find solutions for patients, seniors and families who need reliable health care.” — Jason MacLean, NSGEU President

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Hildahl Award and Olfert Scholarship recipients announced

Congratulations to James Alexander and Alex Menijvar on receiving their awards

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Dates set for Manitoba's wage freeze court challenge

“Our members deserve to be treated fairly and with respect. By denying them the right to collectively bargain, the government is infringing on their constitutional rights.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President

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Victory in Owen Sound: Clinic workers win decent wages, working conditions

“With strength and solidarity, they stood up against some of the most powerful members of their community because they knew they were right and they knew they were fighting for something bigger than themselves.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

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B.C. invests in new $3M professional development fund to help address shortage of health professionals

“Continuing professional development is critical to ensuring success in recruiting and retaining the specialized health science professionals who are so important on the modern health care team.” —Val Avery, HSABC President.

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