BCGEU congratulates new B.C. Representative for Children and Youth

“BCGEU/NUPGE and its members are committed to the safety and well-being of children and youth in care, and we intend to work as collaboratively with the new independent representative as we always have with his office.” — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President

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New rules for union certification now in effect in Manitoba

“Forcing workers to vote on union certification after they have already indicated their decision allows the employer time to obstruct their choice through intimidation and coercion.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President

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‘People are waking up’ to the scourge of privatization in Ontario

Polling shows how unpopular and costly privatizing public services is, but Ontario government continues to push forward with privatization projects.

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When given facts, Ontarians want federal government to stay away from P3s

“[Ontarians] understand that there’s no reason to pay a premium to private contractors through this infrastructure bank when the government can borrow at historically low rates.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

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Deputy sheriff job cuts ill-informed and unjustified: SGEU

“The Ministry of Justice is making a decision that will definitely reduce security in our courts, based on the assumption that it will save some small, unknown amount of money.” — Bob Bymoen, SGEU President

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Assiniboine Community College instructor wins Apprenticeship Award of Distinction

“Lawrence instills confidence and pride in his students and draws on his experience in the field to encourage students to be their best.” — Apprenticeship Manitoba Awards

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OPSEU signs historic deal with LCBO on equal pay for equal work

“This is an historic agreement by any measure. As a result of this deal, more than 4,000 casuals will be on a pay grid that takes them to the top rate earned by full-time permanent staff.” — Denise Davis, Chair of OPSEU’s Liquor Board Employees Division

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New Brunswick Community College instructors focus of latest ad

“I want to thank all of the instructors in both the NBCC and CCNB systems for educating and mentoring the next group of leaders in our province.” — Susie Proulx-Daigle, NBU President

Fredericton (08 Nov. 2016) — The New Brunswick Union’s (NBU/NUPGE) latest advertisement focuses on the hard-working instructors of the New Brunswick Community College system (NBCC).

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MGEU Spaghetti Lunch raises $5000 for United Way

“We’re very proud to be out here and be a part of this and be a sponsor for it.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President

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New Social Impact Bond a betrayal of medicare: OPSEU

“This is not what the founders of medicare had in mind. They sought a universal, publicly-funded health care system, and SIBs undermine that principle.” — Lucy Morton, Chair of OPSEU’s Health Care Divisional Council

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