NSGEU members at E Fry Society get domestic violence leave in new contract

“We must also continue to put pressure on all levels of government to make sure the public services and supports are available, and adequately funded, to aid these individuals through the process of rebuilding their lives, free of violence.” — Elisabeth Ballermann, NUPGE Secretary-Treasurer

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/nsgeu-members-e-fry-society-get-domestic-violence-leave-new-contract

NUPGE donates to Oxfam to fight food crisis

“As we work together to fight crises around the world, Oxfam Canada is a strong ally here at home to counter the issues of centralized wealth, poverty, and the gender wage gap.” — Elisabeth Ballermann, NUPGE Secretary-Treasurer 

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/nupge-donates-oxfam-fight-food-crisis

Manitoba Service Excellence Awards recognize public employees

Carmen Carlucci, former MGEU Board member, received the Premier’s Career Achievement Award on June 9.

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/manitoba-service-excellence-awards-recognize-public-employees

OPSEU education workers to get $2.75 million in damages over Bill 115

“It affirms once again that workers’ right to unionize and take part in collective bargaining is a right protected by the Charter, and it lets governments know that violating that right comes with a price tag.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/opseu-education-workers-get-275-million-damages-over-bill-115

$8.7B tax gap short-changes health care and other public services

“The vast majority of Canadians would be much better off if the government had been able to collect that $8.7 billion.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/87b-tax-gap-short-changes-health-care-and-other-public-services

MGEU members at Westman Lab ratify final offer, express disappointment and concern

“For more than 20 years, our Regional Health Authorities have been working to standardize compensation in our labs to prevent this very problem. People should be paid the same wage for the same work. This is a big step backwards.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/mgeu-members-westman-lab-ratify-final-offer-express-disappointment-and-concern

HSAA President Mike Parker awarded the EMS Exemplary Service Medal

“HSAA/NUPGE members, in all the professions they represent, are indeed lucky to have a President who so clearly is prepared to go that extra mile to make our world, and therefore theirs, a better place.” — Elisabeth Ballermann, NUPGE Secretary-Treasurer

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/hsaa-president-mike-parker-awarded-ems-exemplary-service-medal

NUPGE project explores what generational change means for unions

Members of NUPGE Components, we need your input. Take this quick survey to tell us what you think! Have the chance to win an iPad!

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/nupge-project-explores-what-generational-change-means-unions

VON changes attendance management program for NSGEU members

Changes made to attendance program for NSGEU/NUPGE members without consulting union.

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/von-changes-attendance-management-program-nsgeu-members

LCBO union files for 'no board,' with strike deadline anticipated before end of June

“Our members see their Premier on the evening news promising improvements for workers. But when they show up for work in the morning, they find their government-owned employer continuing to exploit them.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/lcbo-union-files-no-board-strike-deadline-anticipated-end-june