"The government needs to provide adequate funding for public services in Canada, not come up with short-term revenue schemes that end up costing more." — James Clancy, NUPGE National President
Education and Training
“Algonquin College needs to get out of Saudi Arabia, and the Liberals need to give colleges the means to do their job: providing the education that will bring jobs and prosperity to the province.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President
"York has recognized their expertise, experience and contributions. The ratified agreements advance members’ issues and set the stage for further improvements in the future.” — Bernard King, OPSEU staff representative
Congratulations to MGEU member Todd Birtwhistle on being awarded Instructor of the Year.
"We are asking all our members and the general public to respect TSSU picket lines, and join us in calling on SFU management to negotiate a fair collective agreement with its employees.” — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President
Part‑timers have really got the short end of the stick. It’s high time they got a fair shake.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President
“My message to part-time support workers at our community colleges is simple: look carefully at what we offer — and Sign Up! This time, workers will carry the day. We’re going to win.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas
"These agreements aren't reached without the hard work and dedication of the bargaining teams," said NBU President Susie Proulx-Daigle.
The New Brunswick Union has reached a fifth tentative agreement for one of its bargaining components.
Negotiations bring improvements to new contract.