National Union writes Minister Kenney on behalf of Nigerian students Victoria Ordu and Favour Amadi who were given the toughest possible punishment for working at Walmart – deportation orders – while apparently Walmart faces no penalty.
“We believe that the provincial government must reinvest in community living and other critical services that support vulnerable families across British Columbia." - Darryl Walker, BCGEU President.
Care about ambulance service in the Frontenac area? Find out more about reduced service.
Workers prepare to strike at Canadian Blood Services in Manitoba.
Following discussions with representatives from the British Columbia Government and Service Employees' Union (BCGEU/NUPGE) inspectors found non-compliance of health and safety issues at North Fraser Pre-Trial Centre (NFPC).
For the 2013 Nursing Week the Nova Scotia Government and General Employees Union (NSGEU/NUPGE) has released a report on the working conditions and opinions of many of the provinces' nurses.
Solidarity groups declare victory as René González, a member of the Cuban Five, has been given permission to serve remaining portion of his three year parole in Cuba.
MGEU/NUPGE looking to review recommendations made about the province's correctional system.
“The inconsistency in what government is saying and what government is doing is unbelievable. There is clearly a credibility issue here.” - Carol Furlong, NAPE President.
Great opportunity for women members to attend leadership and community-building training. Apply before May 23.
“If this government truly believes in fairness, as it claims, then the province’s corporations have to be involved." - Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President.
Research shows that Alberta has lost $1.5 billion in tax revenue since it privatized liquor stores in 1993.
Come out to this eight city tour through Manitoba and Ontario to show your support.
Harper government more interested in cost saving than providing support services for unemployed.
“Our negotiating team is committed to reaching a fair deal at the table,” said NAPE President Carol Furlong.
"The people who work in our justice system deserve to be accorded the respect and dignity that their occupation deserves. They are risking their own lives to keep all of us safer." - James Clancy, NUPGE President.
“I’ve been a proud member for nineteen years, and active as a steward for fourteen years. It’s an honour to be selected in this role, I look forward to serving all SGEU members in this capacity,” said Roseann Strelezki, newly elected Secretary-Treasurer.
Nursing members: Be sure your contact information is on file to participate.
Rotating strikes and solidarity helped achieve collective agreement settlement.
Your action can help make a difference for garment workers everywhere.
OPSEU/NUPGE welcome long term care and IT workers.
Workers come together to organize against Harper's harmful EI changes.
How does the Manitoba government's budget meet the needs of communities? Read the Report Card.
SGEU/NUPGE says new law improving safety conditions for highway workers is welcome.
"Our job is not done until all workers can earn a decent living safely." - James Clancy, NUPGE President
"We must ensure every worker has the freedom to join a union to protect their interests. Only then will workplace tragedies be prevented," said Clancy. James Clancy, NUPGE President.