Apply to be part of HSAA/NUPGE's Young Workers' Advisory Group. Deadline is July 31.
NBU/NUPGE encourages instructors to reach out to discuss joining the NBU/NUPGE so they will have someone standing up for them and defending their rights in the workplace.
Unless the Minister completely rejects the idea that the Social Finance Fund will be used to bring private funding, incentives and discipline into social services," past experience shows we need to assume that it will be used to subsidize the privatization of social services.
“This government was elected on a mandate of jobs, pipelines and the economy, not on picking a fight with working people. They consistently promised not to attack front-line workers. In just two months, they have already broken that promise.” — Mike Parker, HSAA President
"It is critical to keep our services public, and in making today's announcement about the sales of edible cannabis products, our provincial government is supporting good jobs in communities throughout Nova Scotia." — Jason MacLean, NSGEU President
Both Serco and G4S operate privatized services in Canada where wrong doing could have very serious consequences.
“Every second counts when it comes to this vital healthcare service; every time there is a red alert, someone’s life could be at risk.” — Jerry Earle, NAPE President
According to the report, only 28% of workers earning $15/hour or less qualify for EI.
Each year, the 390,000-member National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) offers scholarships that reflect its pursuit of equal opportunity for workers.
“Every second counts when it comes to this vital healthcare service; every time there is a red alert, someone's life could be at risk.” — Jerry Earle, NAPE President
“Look at how many complaints he fielded about Ford’s disastrous cuts and privatizations in autism services and special education services. Families are hurting and they’re desperate to be heard.” — Eduardo (Eddy) Almeida, OPSEU First Vice-President/Treasurer
“Against expert advice and any sort of fiscal common sense, Jason Kenney has cancelled the modern medical lab project that would have ensured Albertans have access to the testing that they need.” — Trudy Thomson, HSAA Vice-President
Blundon takes over as national secretary-treasurer of NUPGE.
Brown elected President for second 3 year term.
Razia Sultana, a 2019 winner of the US State Department's International Women of Courage Award, addresses the NUPGE 2019 Convention on the Rohingya crisis
NUPGE will also present Barbara Byers, C.M., with a Life Membership in recognition of her unwavering commitment to social justice and the labour movement.
Internationally recognized expert on precarity and the changing nature of work, Professor Guy Standing addresses NUPGE's 2019 Convention.
Comedian Jen Grant speaks to NUPGE women's caucus
Shuttle service is available for delegates traveling from their hotels to Convention events. For pick-up points and times, please refer to the shuttle schedule.
The day begins with a blessing from Elder Velma Orvis and an acknowledgment of National Indigenous Peoples Day.