The province needs to put measures in place to ensure the health and safety of staff, patients and the public in our hospitals and health care facilities.
Teachers look for a stronger voice in the workplace with the BCGEU/NUPGE.
The newest groups in the New Brunswick Union (NBU) have voted to ratify their first collective agreements.
“As a result of this week’s vote, Canadians have lost the opportunity to get a fairer electoral system. We are stuck with a system that gives a majority of the seats to a party that gets fewer than 40 per cent of the votes” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President
B.C. NDP and B.C. Greens make commitment to acting on mental health issues. "This commitment elevates strategies that recognize the urgency around the opioid crisis, which we know is having a devastating effect on workers and the communities in which they live.” — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President
"Can he [the Premier] honestly say that huge multinational corporations need the money more than Saskatchewan people who rely on STC?” — Bob Bymoen, SGEU President
Privatization of long-term care services is a lose-lose for residents and communities.
“It is encouraging to see strong agreement on so many important issues ahead of a new budget. In particular, the commitment on mental health supports stands out as important. This commitment elevates strategies that recognize the urgency around the opioid crisis, which we know is having a devastating effect on workers and the communities in which they live.” — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President
It has been proposed that October 1 each year will mark the day to recognize the work of conservation officers in Manitoba.
"We mustn't be lulled into thinking that these changes fix all of the serious problems facing workers today. There is still much work to do in both provinces, and across the country, before we can claim that workers’ rights are protected and respected as they should be." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President