"It’s easy to stop trucks that are a simple and clean inspection to meet ministry quantitative targets. But easy inspections don’t take bad trucks and bad operators off the road.” ― Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President
The letter provided a summary of the research on mental injury and requested a meerting to explore what role the federal government might play in improving the situation for justice workers who experience mental injury.
“It’s shameful that Canada has relied on a patchwork of provincial legislation for so long with nothing in place at the federal level. NUPGE applauds the Prime Minister for finally moving forward on this issue to protect LGBTQI2S citizens.” ― Larry Brown, NUPGE President
“With this foundation, I expect to see the agency develop robust best practices to make the industry safer.” ― Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President
"Addressing violence and harassment in the world of work is a crucial step in the fight against gender-based violence and inequality.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President
“The long-term direction from this government to contract out the direct management of Manitoba Housing units to either non-profit agencies, or for-profit agencies will result in job cuts and cuts to services for tenants.” ― Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
"In Canada, we have the privilege of being able to dissent without the devastating consequences Filipinos face everyday: intimidation, violence, and even death. We have the responsibility to draw attention to this situation and work in solidarity with our global allies to stop this abuse." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President
No longer will unvaccinated employees or physicians face discipline for failing to wear masks at all times in patient care areas.
"What more evidence do we need to act?" — Public Services International
NUPGE reaffirms its commitment to be part of the movement for climate action, environmental justice, and environmental sustainability.
“On this day, not only do we remember the lives lost to gender-based violence (GBV) and those who continue to be affected,” said Larry Brown, NUPGE President, “but we also renew our commitment to take action to eliminate GBV and misogyny.”
"We stand in solidarity with Ontario teachers and education workers today and every day. They deserve to be shown respect at the bargaining table." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President
The struggle to achieve environmental sustainability must be inextricably linked to efforts to oppose inequality in all its forms.
"Unions must play a role in advocating for the rights of people with disabilities. The National Union will continue to call out barriers in the workplace and in society because accessibility is everyone's responsibility." ― Larry Brown, NUPGE President
This group of backgrounders highlights some of the interconnected elements of environmental degradation and climate change, the effects of which we are already seeing in Canada and around the world.
“Once again this premier is announcing critical decisions that impact Albertans while he is out of the public limelight.” ― Mike Parker, HSAA President
The National Union is releasing a series of backgrounders on environmental challenges facing Canadians.
The theme of this year's World AIDS Day is "Communities Make the Difference."
This video provides facts and arguments to help us push back against the agenda of cost-cutting that is hurting public services and hurting the province.
We need an urgent summit of law enforcement, addictions and social services, public and private retailers, unions, and the provincial government. — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President