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March 23, 2018

“HSAA/NUPGE will be keeping a close eye on where that money is spent to ensure it goes to the frontlines where it’s needed.” — Mike Parker, HSAA President

March 22, 2018

The 6,500 members represented by the Council of Health Care Unions need to send Stephen McNeil a message that he direct the employers to take bargaining seriously and get a deal done.

March 22, 2018

"Far too often across the province there are no ambulances to respond when emergency calls come in...Imagine what would happen if there was a large-scale emergency.”  — Mike Parker, HSAA President

March 19, 2018

Code Census happens when the emergency department is so overcrowded it is deemed unsafe. Staff in other departments then have 30 minutes to prepare to accept more patients in order to free up beds in emergency.

March 16, 2018

The Chinese government recently announced that they are taking control of Anbang due to insolvency,  alleged corruption, and fraud. 

March 14, 2018

 "It's time for this Liberal government to wake up, admit there is a crisis, and together we will work to find solutions in the best interest of Nova Scotians." — Jason MacLean, NSGEU President

February 28, 2018

 “The tentative agreement brings some real improvements to work-life balance issues for our members, and some improvements to benefits for which we’ve been advocating for many years." — Mike Parker, HSAA President

February 27, 2018

“For years we’ve raised red flags about the toxicity, bullying and harassment in this workplace. We are extremely hopeful that the results of this investigation will highlight the need for change at CMHA Elgin." —Tischa Forster, President of OPSEU local 133

February 27, 2018

Even though Medavie administers over $1 billion in public funds, financial reports are not made public.

February 21, 2018

 “A focus on inclusive child care for children with disabilities is very welcome news.” — Val Avery, HSABC President