Government of Newfoundland and Labrador tops list of worst privateers in Canada

29 Aug 2016

 Do we really want our future business leaders taking Ethics 101 from the Hamburglar?” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

26 Aug 2016

"I want to thank all of our members who took the time to study and understand the agreement. We think it's a fair deal for all involved." — Susie Proulx-Daigle, NBU President

25 Aug 2016

395 activists have graduated from NUPGE’s Leadership Development School

25 Aug 2016

In July alone, the Newfoundland and Labrador government paid over $27,000 for services already being done in-house. 

24 Aug 2016

“We need the Minister of Families to explain why his department is preventing a timely resolution to this situation." — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President

23 Aug 2016

"This is a great day for our members. They have worked hard to arrive at this deal and we're proud of this achievement." — Susie Proulx-Daigle, NBU President

22 Aug 2016

"When our members’ communities are increasingly under threat from the effects of climate change, or their children and grandchildren can’t find work, we need to be speaking out.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

19 Aug 2016

"They simply do not provide the same level of correctional services, programs, and resources; they do not save substantially on costs; and as noted in a recent report by the Department's Office of lnspector General, they do not maintain the same level of safety and security." — Sally Yates, Deputy Attorney General

19 Aug 2016

"The government needs to take some responsibility and impose uniform safety regulations – not to mention eligibility for WSIB — from one end of the province to the other." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, President of OPSEU

18 Aug 2016

"This is a great day for our members.They have worked hard to arrive at this deal and we're proud of this achievement." — " Susie Proulx-Daigle, President of the New Brunswick Union (NBU/NUPGE)

18 Aug 2016

“Because when staff feel secure in their positions, they can dedicate all their energies to their jobs — in this case, coming to the aid of young people in difficulty." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, President of OPSEU

18 Aug 2016

“It appears there is nothing ‘assured’ or ’guaranteed’ when it comes to financial support for the disabled, seniors and vulnerable families.” — Peter Gilmer, spokesperson for Poverty Free Saskatchewan

17 Aug 2016

“When he said what he said he told the people in the shop I’m lesser than him. I know he’s learning right now but people who hold public office must be held accountable. He should step down from running for mayor of this town.” — Jason MacLean, President of NSGEU 

16 Aug 2016

Small-town business owners in Saskatchewan discuss how the province's liquor privatization scheme is harming local economies.

16 Aug 2016

"We’ll be watching to see what changes are made when this bill (reforming election finance laws) returns to the legislature in the fall. No matter how long it takes, we’ll continue to push for equal access and influence for every person in this province.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, President of OPSEU

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