Prince Albert Mobile Crisis Unit to lose daytime services

“People can experience a crisis at any time, so crisis workers should be available to help at any time.” — Bob Bymoen, SGEU President

Regina (12 May 2016) — Members of the Saskatchewan Government and General Employees Union (SGEU/NUPGE) who work at the Prince Albert Mobile Crisis Unit regret that, due to funding cuts, as of June 1, they will no longer be able to provide services during daytime hours Monday to Friday.

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NUPGE and its components donate close to $200K for wildfire assistance in Alberta

“It is our hope that these offerings will help put their lives and communities back together.” — James Clancy, NUPGE National President

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Winnipeg paramedics will soon be able to administer Narcan

“I think we owe it to Manitobans, and to paramedics, to get this process moving again to continue to improve patient care and provide consistency, transparency, and accountability in the delivery of this vital health care service.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/12966/winnipeg-paramedics-will-soon-be-able-administer-narcan

Governments and Canadian Blood Services must act to prevent another tainted-blood crisis

The National Union supports BloodWatch, a national advocacy organization, in its call for federal and all provincial and territorial governments to prohibit paid blood and plasma donations.

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CLC Human Rights Conference: Be the change. Live the change.

The CLC Rise Up! Human Rights Conference will explore ways to renew the labour movement, celebrate our diversity, and better understand the changing nature of work.

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BCGEU calls for more resources for regulation and enforcement in mining after auditor general report

“If this report isn’t a wake-up call for the need for increased staffing and other resources, I don’t know what is.” — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President

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Unions matter because they help their members help others

Latest contest winners show us that by encouraging their members to feel valuable and secure, unions help their members provide better service and care to their customers and clients.

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Office and clerical workers at St. Thomas hospital receive arbitration award for first collective agreement

“Thanks to the dedication of our bargaining team, we now have a solid first collective agreement that will carry us through into 2017.” — Wanda Nancekivell, OPSEU Unit Steward Local 159

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NUPGE joins appeal to help suffering residents of Fort McMurray

Make your donation today to the Red Cross to help the people in Fort McMurray rebuild.

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Immediate action needed to address issues in long-term care in Nova Scotia

“The government knows there is a problem, but seems unwilling to address the real issues.” — Jason MacLean, NSGEU acting President

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