CEO pay sets new record: study

The average CEO made $49,510 by 11:47 a.m. on January 3, 2017. Salary for CEOs increased 178 per cent between 1998 and 2015.

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BCGEU achieves 'Christmas miracle' for casino workers

In the days just before Christmas, the BCGEU won its members at  Hard Rock and River Rock Casinos in the Lower Mainland the money they are owed in earned vacation not taken.

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MGEU position paper supports public model in sale of non-medical marijuana

MGEU thinks that Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries “has the expertise, capacity and a proven track record selling a controlled product in a socially responsible way.”

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Base cannabis retailing on facts, not feelings: OPSEU President

“We support cannabis sales in the LCBO because the LCBO has the experience in dealing with a controlled substance. That’s the same reason the LCBO is Ontarians’ number one choice when it comes to retailing cannabis.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

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Addiction Services for York Region opts for OPSEU

“I can confidently say that no one is better able to represent ASYR’s workers than OPSEU/NUPGE.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

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New themes for Why Unions Matter contest in 2017

NUPGE is still accepting entries for December or you can start working on your entry for 2017! 

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B.C.'s Seniors Advocate report highlights serious concerns in seniors’ care

The report’s finding are “particularly alarming considering that in Canada, seniors make up the fastest-growing age demographic.” — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President

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MGEU Members at Nisichawayasihk ratify new agreement

“When it comes down to it, this is about the need for stable, predictable funding for our First Nations communities.” —Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President

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Canada’s unions celebrate federal asbestos ban

“While many lives have been lost by being exposed to asbestos, going forward this legislation will help protect others from suffering the same fate .” — Elisabeth Ballermann, NUPGE Secretary-Treasurer

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NSGEU civil servants reject government's final offer

“I’m proud of the members who raised their voices against this offer and who stand with the bargaining committee as we proceed to the next steps.” — Jason MacLean, NSGEU President

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