"Battling climate change will not only create thousands of good jobs for Albertans, it will also improve our communities. For these reasons, climate change is a core issue for HSAA/NUPGE.” — Mike Parker, HSAA President
Bring your friends, family and co-workers to the Repeal Bill 148 rally on September 21. Show your support for workers' rights.
“Making the move to representation is a significant step. When they take that step together, it bodes extremely well for the future effectiveness of this local union." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President
"A collective agreement setting out the conditions for a healthy workplace and a healthy living space will put them on a more equal footing with the employer and go a long way to addressing these issues." — Len Mancini, Chair, OPSEU justice sector
"I’m so proud to lead a union that takes the lead in tackling the issues that impact Ontario’s health care professionals." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President
"They are joining a union that is a strong advocate for early intervention and specialized services for children to ensure they have the supports and services they need for a strong early start." — Val Avery, HSA BC President
“In this case, the employer cut off all paid sick days — and these are professionals who deal with sick individuals all day long. Can you imagine the risk that poses, both to the nurses and their clients? This kind of action is as mean-spirited as it is irresponsible." — Warren (Smokey)Thomas.
Report includes important recommendations resulting from 3 Ministry of Health workers being fired in 2012.
Teachers look for a stronger voice in the workplace with the BCGEU/NUPGE.
Nineteen financial services workers join 645 workers at Vancity credit union as members of BCGEU/NUPGE.