The October 2017 UWOSA newsletter is now available in the Member Area section of our website, under Newsletters.
“When an organization with the IMF’s track record is calling for measures to reduce income inequality, you know income inequality has reached a level where it is harming the economy” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President
“When stores catering to middle class Canadians are disappearing rapidly, it’s a sign the middle class is being squeezed” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President
Quebec City – October 13, 2017 – UFCW Canada Local 501 members working at the Canadian Institute of Quebec in Quebec City have unanimously voted to join the National Defence Fund (NDF).
Ottawa (12 Oct. 2017) — In a submission to the federal government’s Expert Panel on Immune Globulin Product Supply and Related Impacts in Canada, the National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) rejected the practise of paying for blood donations.
"Tuesday was another frustrating day of bargaining, during which our employer once again refused to consider key faculty issues. They have walked away from the table" — JP Hornick, union bargaining team chair
Ottawa, Ont. – October 12, 2017 – After a long and grueling leadership campaign, Ontario MPP Jagmeet Singh has been elected as the new leader of Canada’s NDP.