"I am relieved, humbled, and delighted at this decision," Donna Jodhan, the woman behind the initial legal challenge told the National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE). "This is a victory for all Blind Canadians and this moment belongs to all of us.
“We are glad to get this one behind us and we are getting right back into the next round of negotiations.”
New legislation in Manitoba prescribes more accountability and transparency before starting P3 projects.
NAPE/NUPGE members demonstrate against cuts at Eastern Health.
Closing Thistletown is like closing Sick Kids’ Hospital and sending patients to community clinics.
On June 4, NUPGE is joining with faith groups, trade unions, associations, businesses, First Nations, environment groups, human rights groups, pro democracy groups and seniors, across the country, to say: Silence is Not an Option.
"We look forward to seeing similar substantive increases for other pay levels in the upcoming round of bargaining," adds Steele.
"I want to congratulate everyone who received an award and I want to say thank you to every brave MGEU/NUPGE member who gives so much of themselves in order to make our communities better pl
"They are closing a profitable and socially responsible Liquor Control Commission (LCC) outlet that will result in reduced services for Islanders and more jobs lost unnecessarily.” - PEIUPSE President Shelley Ward.
“Here we have a government that denies workers their basic human right to take strike action to defend their economic interests. Yet, it is prepared to take the side of a very profitable company, CP Rail which made nearly $700 million last year, to help them attack the pensions of CP workers.” - James Clancy, NUPGE National President.
Thousands join together to protest the federal budget by darkening their websites on June 4.
"These workers should not be tossed aside in a drive to reduce costs and increase profits.” - Darryl Walker, BCGEU President.
NSGEU/NUPGE members working for VON reach a tentative agreement with the employer.
“You don’t provide support to people, many with mobility challenges, by forcing them to travel to see you.” - Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President.
President's Commentary: Quebec student strike: It's about values, democracy and fundamental freedoms
In fighting the dramatic tuition fee hikes, the student movement is defending the values of equality and solidarity which underpin this social contract.
With a 13 per cent child poverty rate, Canada ranks higher than the average and places 24th of 35 industrialized countries.
Union activists from across New Brunswick gathered for the Spring Training Session.
Liquor board members plan privatization fightback campaign.
Health science professionals in Alberta meet for two days to discuss upcoming challenges.
"If Canada had a modern industrial strategy, we wouldn't be having this conversation.
Ten years of supporting migrant workers was celebrated this past weekend.
The union is concerned a provincial Commission will recommend combining ODSP with Ontario Works in its final report in June.
Theft of 800 year-old cedar on Vancouver Island highlights lack of parks staff.
Allowing employers to pay migrant workers 15 per cent less is a blatant effort to drive all wages down in everything from resource extraction and manufacturing to the services sector.
NUPGE urges support for striking Teamsters: Send an email to Labour Minister - back-to-work legislation doesn't work!
Visit the www.labourrights.ca website to send Minister of Labour Lisa Raitt an email to tell her to stop interfering with collective bargaining!