Saskatoon – June 8, 2017 – UFCW Canada activists from across Saskatchewan recently gathered in Saskatoon for the 2017 UFCW Canada Saskatchewan Provincial Council Annual General Meeting (AGM).
"HSAA/NUPGE members, in all the professions they represent, are indeed lucky to have a President who so clearly is prepared to go that extra mile to make our world, and therefore theirs, a better place.” — Elisabeth Ballermann, NUPGE Secretary-Treasurer
"For more than 20 years, our Regional Health Authorities have been working to standardize compensation in our labs to prevent this very problem. People should be paid the same wage for the same work. This is a big step backwards.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
Yesterday, members of Westman Lab - Local 351, who provide vital diagnostic work in the Brandon region, voted to ratify the employer’s final offer — but only because the government’s Bill 28 left them with little choice.
Toronto – June 7, 2017 – In Canada, the National Day of Reconciliation is observed each year on June 11 to serve as a reminder of the 150,000 Indigenous children who were forcibly taken from their homes and placed in the residential school system from the 1870s to the mid-1990s.
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Union members from across Canada who work for Canadian Blood Services gathered in Manitoba this week to discuss issues they face in the workplace and to talk about solutions.
“Our members see their Premier on the evening news promising improvements for workers. But when they show up for work in the morning, they find their government-owned employer continuing to exploit them." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President
Changes made to attendance program for NSGEU/NUPGE members without consulting union.