Manitoba government plans to cut more workers

“They have been hired by governments across Canada, and their reports have been used to sell a number of privatization schemes. Manitobans need to know this is the firm that the PC government worked with in the ‘90s when they tried to privatize home care in Manitoba, and they helped privatize Hydro One in Ontario.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President

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Speaker on seniors' health speaker to address PEI UPSE retirees' meeeting

PEIUPSE/NUPGE retired members are encouraged to attend.

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Minimum wage focus for World Day for Decent Work

“Governments have recognized that decent work is essential to reducing inequality, but most have been slow to take the action needed to promote it. The growth of decent work requires action by the labour movement.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

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MGEU welcomes newest Local – Animikii Ozoson Child and Family Services

“When these folks came to us, they were specifically looking for improved health and safety supports and a stronger voice in general with their employer.” — Michelle Gawronsky MGEU President

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Wealthy benefit most from private corporation loophole

“What’s clear from the CCPA report is that it’s people with high incomes who benefit the most from the private corporation loophole.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

Ottawa (05 Oct. 2017) — A recently released report from the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) confirms that it is wealthy Canadians who are the main beneficiaries of the private corporation tax loophole.

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Government agrees to include cuts to Service Award in its judicial review of Bill 148

“Seeing today’s amendment shows the impact our members can have when we unite together and make sure our voices are heard.” — Jason MacLean, NSGEU President

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October 4 – Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls awareness day

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NSGEU says publicly controlled sale of cannabis best for public health

“To protect and promote the health and well-being of Canadian communities, a publicly owned system is the optimal solution according to public health literature.” — NSGEU report on cannabis distribution in Canada

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Watch out for HSA BC Mmember Engagement Team

The new team has trained up more than 30 new member engagers, and over the next few months they’ll be reaching out to colleagues on the phone, in the worksite and at events. 

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BCGEU meets with Federal Minister of Status of Women at roundtable on gender-based violence

The BCGEU/NUPGE was invited to attend a roundtable discussion as part of the federal government’s commitment to addressing gender-based violence.

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