“Children and families need stability and help they can count on, not the headache of financial forms, or the struggle to find good workers, or the despair of not having enough money to get the treatment they need." — Deb Gordon, Chair of OPSEU’s Children’s Treatment Sector
Low- or middle-income Canadians who falsely claim too much from government programs will find themselves in court faster than you can say “P3 privatization scheme,” but large corporations walk away with millions and barely get a slap on the wrist.
“Improved mental health support systems and pathways, a new correctional facility to replace the HMP, additional health professional staff, improved training, and increased staff allocations and presence are all things that need to be implemented to improve the outcomes of our correctional facilities.” — Jerry Earle, NAPE President
Members of the NBU/NUPGE care about their work and their fellow New Brunswickers.
In the MUHC P3 case, the secrecy surrounding privatization schemes may have been the getaway car that allows those responsible for paying the bribe to escape.
"This poll backs up what we've been saying for months: British Columbians want answers." — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President
On behalf of all NAPE members, the union is incredibly proud to donate $10,000 to the association to help them get back to supporting our province’s most vulnerable.
“Premier Ford is cutting corners and is gambling with the lives of Ontario workers. He is putting a price tag on the welfare of workers.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President
“Paul was working to build a better world for all of us — with all of us — one where we treat each other with dignity and respect, with kindness and compassion. What a wonderful legacy to leave.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President
“We have a proven track record, and the fact that frontline workers are flocking to OPSEU/NUPGE in droves speaks volumes.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President
“The people who provide our vital services know first-hand how budget and job cuts are threatening our services." — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
“Government by chaos is no prescription for Ontario’s health.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President
Many of those objecting to the message that the wealthy should pay their fair share in taxes have been involved in schemes to allow large corporations or the wealthy to avoid taxes.
26 billionaires are as wealthy as half of all humanity combined.
This agreement "raises the bar for how those in precarious work are treated. The pressure will now be on all employers to step up to treat workers fairly.” — Eduardo (Eddy) Almeida, OPSEU First Vice-President/Treasurer
"All families and children deserve access to a seamless system that better supports our educators and addresses the inequities that exist between centres across communities in Nova Scotia.” — Kelly Ann Hamshaw, Executive Director of the Kingstec Campus Learning Centre in Kentville
Evidence of racial discrimination and inequality still exists and impacts the lives of working Canadians every day.
These changes could have an enormous impact on the lives of the company's 40,000 drivers.
At NUPGE, we are proud that our union has been playing such a strong role in removing the stigma against mental injury in the workplace and working to see that the supports people need are there when they need them.