22 Mar 2017

“Despite the government’s intent to impose legislation, our union remains open and committed to going to the bargaining table to negotiate a fair deal.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President

20 Mar 2017

“Government talks about job creation as a priority, but when it has the chance to protect the jobs of New Brunswick workers, they side with business.” — Susie Proulx-Daigle, NBU President

20 Mar 2017

“For a government that promised to both protect front-line services and find efficiencies in health care, cutting this program makes no sense at all.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President

17 Mar 2017

“It snows in Alberta every winter. There’s a flu outbreak every year. Regular events should not cripple ambulance services.” — Mike Parker, HSAA President

14 Mar 2017

“Some things are too important for profit to play a role. The collection of life-saving blood products is a critical part of our health care system and introducing a profit motive undermines the safety and security of those vital supplies." Mike Parker, HSAA President

13 Mar 2017

"We are pleased to see acknowledgement of many of these issues and a timeline to address funding and staffing, quality of care, and accountability in the sector.” —  Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President

13 Mar 2017

"For years, OPSEU/NUPGE has campaigned tirelessly to improve conditions inside care facilities for the benefit of patients, their families and workers alike. We look forward to carrying forward that tradition at Waterford." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

09 Mar 2017

"The key rationale underlying the Board’s dismissal of BCNU’s certification application was not punitive in nature but was based on the objectives of deterrence and the protection of the public.” — The Honourable Madam Justice Morellato, Supreme Court of BC

01 Mar 2017

"Buildings and equipment don't treat patients. Health professionals treat patients." — Val Avery, HSABC President

27 Feb 2017

“New buildings and machines don’t actually treat patients. Health professionals treat patients, and there is a dire shortage of them because their pay has not been competitive for many years." — Val Avery, HSABC President

17 Feb 2017

"We know that patients are waiting months for necessary diagnostic testing, and as long as they don’t get a diagnosis that leads to treatment, their physical condition will continue to deteriorate. It is a short-sighted approach to health care." — Val Avery. HSABC President

17 Feb 2017

"At a time when hospitals are increasingly facing cuts and restructuring across Ontario, hospital professionals are highly aware of the importance of joining a union." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

16 Feb 2017

“This government is making ideological cuts which, in many cases, just make the issues worse. The government needs to make changes that won’t just trigger a crisis in another service area.” — Bob Bymoen, SGEU President

16 Feb 2017

"Remember, while this is not our immediate struggle, we may need the help of our friends one day when we are in a struggle of our own. It is important to make our friends before we need them." — Scott MacDougall, HSAA Board member – North District 

15 Feb 2017

Ready for Anything―a new MGEU ad campaign―highlights the skills and the types of urgent care offered by Manitoba's ambulance and community paramedics.

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