Long-term care workers in Kingston vote to join OPSEU

“For years, OPSEU/NUPGE has campaigned tirelessly to improve conditions inside care facilities for the benefit of patients, their families and workers alike. We look forward to carrying forward that tradition at Waterford.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

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Sign the petition: tell the PM we need postal banking in Canada

“Postal banking can get rid of payday lenders and allow Canadians avoid the ever-rising banking fees. I’d say it’s a smart investment.”  — Larry Brown, NUPGE President                                          

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OPSEU social services workers' Queen's Park lobby a hit

Watch OPSEU/NUPGE’s new video, Telling our stories: reimagining the safety net, about social services and social service workers in Ontario. 

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Supreme Court of B.C. rejects BC Nurses' union application

“The key rationale underlying the Board’s dismissal of BCNU’s certification application was not punitive in nature but was based on the objectives of deterrence and the protection of the public.” — The Honourable Madam Justice Morellato, Supreme Court of BC

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Saskatchewan government's contempt for bargaining process, public service is astounding

“Premier Wall can keep making these public declarations, but the real decisions will be made through negotiations and, ultimately, by our members.” — Bob Bymoen, SGEU President

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KPMG tax haven scheme shows connection between tax dodging and privatization

“KPMG makes money helping the wealthy avoid taxes and then makes money pushing privatization of public services as a solution to the drop in government revenues caused by tax avoidance.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE president

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Economic fairness still out of reach on International Women's Day

Pay equity, child care, violence prevention and support: 3 issues the government can act on, now. Send them a message.

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Thousands crowd into OPSEU's We Own It telephone town hall

“If we keep privatizing, the only people who will be able to afford to live here will be the rich.” —  Libby Keenan, campaign supporter

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Newfoundland and Labrador government files for conciliation in public sector bargaining

“I can tell you personally, and on behalf of our bargaining teams and negotiators, that we are fully committed to reaching a deal at the bargaining table.” — Jerry Earle, NAPE President

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CBC documentary exposes KPMG “Untouchables”

They’d rather risk doing something sketchy and pay 6-figure fees than pay their share of keeping Canada healthy, safe and prosperous.

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