One year later; Saskatchewan communities suffer without transportation service

“We know the closure of STC is hurting seniors, women, the disabled and medical patients, both financially and personally, but this government is sticking to its blind ideology over compassion and common sense.” — Bob Bymoen, SGEU President

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: https://nupge.ca/content/one-year-later-saskatchewan-communities%C2%A0suffer-without-transportation-service

Auditor General of Canada finds serious flaws in report used to justify a P3 privatization scheme

“In our view, the value-for-money analyses were of little use to decision makers because they contained many flaws favouring the P3 model.” – Office of the Auditor General of Canada

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: https://nupge.ca/content/auditor-general-canada-finds-serious-flaws-report-used-justify-p3-privatization-scheme

Employer’s anti-labour bias exposed in corrections bargaining in Ontario

“We spent hours carefully preparing documentation that would support mediation. The employer had a month to do their homework, but they arrived empty-handed: no documentation, no brief, no new offer.” — Chris Jackel, Chair, OPSEU Corrections bargaining team

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: https://nupge.ca/content/employer%E2%80%99s-anti-labour-bias-exposed-corrections-bargaining-ontario

More cuts to health care in Winnipeg

“The rosy report the government painted on wait times and hospital stays is far different than what I’m hearing from frontine workers. Hospital staff are stretched thin and continue to deal with patients with complex health issues.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: https://nupge.ca/content/more-cuts-health-care-winnipeg

SGEU calls on government to increase funding to the Saskatoon Sexual Assault and Information Centre

“Community-based organizations save money and lives. It’s time for government to do better and invest in the vital services that Saskatchewan people rely on, and in the workers who provide these critical services.” — Bob Bymeon, SGEU President

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: https://nupge.ca/content/sgeu-calls-government-increase-funding-saskatoon-sexual-assault-and-information-centre

Executive donation to Red Cross for flood relief – BCGEU

There are many worthy charities and non-profits working in the area of disaster recovery but the Executive Committee chose to donate to the Red Cross in order to take advantage of the B.C. government’s pledge to match up to $20 million in donations.

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: https://nupge.ca/content/executive-donation-red-cross-flood-relief-bcgeu

Wynne’s true anti-labour colours show in dying days of campaign: OPSEU

“Workers have the right to bargain collectively, and this rests upon the right to strike — otherwise, employers would always have the upper hand. It’s not always pain-free, but it’s principled.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: https://nupge.ca/content/wynne%E2%80%99s-true-anti-labour-colours-show-dying-days-campaign-opseu

Partnership makes its case for injunction against legislated wage freezes

“Over the past 2 days, our partnership made some very compelling arguments that the act is already infringing the Charter rights of public sector workers. We have done everything possible to put our best foot forward. Now it’s up to the judge to decide.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: https://nupge.ca/content/partnership-makes-its-case-injunction-against-legislated-wage-freezes

Help striking OPSEU members in Owen Sound

Call 519-470-3030 and ask for Dr. Dyke, Dr. Whittle, or Dr. Singh to voice your concerns about the working conditions at the Family Health Organization. Ask them to get back to the table with a fair offer. 

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: https://nupge.ca/content/help-striking-opseu-members-owen-sound

Peel paramedic members make OPSEU proud

“I want to thank all of our officers, call takers and dispatchers for their continued hard work during this horrific incident @ Bombay Bhel last night. I would also like to thank the professionals of @IAFF1212, @OPSEU277, @Peel_Paramedics for their assistance. #Peel” — Peel Regional Police Association

Visit NUPGE's website for more information Original Post can be found at: https://nupge.ca/content/peel-paramedic-members-make-opseu-proud