Despite a mandate to represent all major companies in Canada's wireless industry, the three smaller ones say the CWTA has consistently failed to act on, and thwart, measures to increase the competitiveness of the industry.
This is the day we recognize the valuable and vital service members of the union's Administrative Services Component provide to British Columbians and their communities.
“Concessions included a 20 per cent cut in medical and dental benefits, no medical benefits for all retirees going forward, and a removal of the no contracting out clause, to name a few.”
“MGEU paramedics were proactive in bringing forward their ideas for building a better system in Manitoba that improves patient care and is responsive to paramedics’ needs,” said Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President.
Members look forward to progress in bargaining with the assistance of a Ministry conciliation officer.
“We are not going to sit by and allow any health authority to try to renege on the terms of the negotiated collective agreement." - Jeanne Meyers, HSABC Legal and Labour Relations execuitve director.
Critical report released on youth and children's mental health in B.C.
Members negotiate wage and other working condition improvements in tentative agreement.
“What we seek is a good quality of lives for our families, opportunities for our children and the ability to retire in dignity." - Denise Davis, LCBO bargaining team Chair.
This one small story illustrates the larger danger of greed unchecked. All of our jobs and all of our communities are vulnerable to outsourcing and its cousin, privatization. These strategies might boost profits, but at a terrible cost.
“It is clear that the government was forced to act due to the public outcry on the impact of the cuts and that they are also second guessing themselves." - Carol Furlong, NAPE President.
“We’re pleased to continue with our power stretcher pilot in partnership with the City of Winnipeg, to find better ways to keep paramedics safe and healthy on the job.” - Theresa Oswald, Manitoba Minister of Health.
Join the protest against cuts to programs at the College of the North Atlantic.
The ILO decision found that the right to strike is a fundamental right as it is the “essential means through which workers and their organizations may promote and defend their economic and social interests”.
Improvements to working conditions ratified in first contract by mental health workers.
28,700 federal public service jobs to be cut by 2016
“This is astounding,” stated Furlong. “The layoffs aren’t even fully in effect yet and already the system can’t handle the mess created by government’s layoff fiasco.”
“Privatizing the Adult Basic Education (ABE) program at CNA may be the first sign of privatizing our public education system,” warns NAPE President Carol Furlong.
OPSEU President, Warren (Smokey) Thomas congratulated the members on their new contract, but warned that there continues to be a serious problem with funding for developmental services.
Four days of Parliamentary hearings will examine the issue of income inequality.
International conference participants learn from the NSGEU/NUPGE experience in developing and implementing a successful anti-bullying program.
"Instead of proceeding with a measure that will add to Canada’s economic problems, I urge you to cancel the proposed elimination of the tax credit for investments in LSVCCs and hold meaningful consultations with stakeholders." - James Clancy, NUPGE National President.
“We believe that in this time of economic recovery, we all have a role to play and the burden should not rest solely on the public sector." - Susie Proulx-Daigle, NB Union President.
PEIUPSE/NUPGE will raise the issue of MLA salary increases in its meeting with the Minister responsible for the Public Service Commission.
“The Province has received an independent prescription for safer and healthier workplaces,” said Kevin Rebeck. MFL President. “Now it’s time for action so that working families can have confidence their loved ones will make it home from work every day, healthy and in one piece.”