MGEU members step up after devastating Thompson Fire

In the aftermath of a devastating fire in Thompson, Manitoba the members of the MGEU are working hard to provide support and comfort to those affected.

Thompson (1 Oct. 2019) - More than 180 Thompson, Manitoba residents have been displaced from their homes following a suspicious fire in the north tower at the Forest View Suites. In the aftermath of the fire the members of the Manitoba Government and General Employees Union (MGEU/NUPGE) are working hard to provide support and comfort to those affected.

NUPGE Peace Officers join annual memorial

“These women and men have made the ultimate sacrifice to protect the public. All Canadians must remember their names. Our members, who are peace officers, have a difficult and dangerous job, and this service reminds us of the risks and threats they face." NUPGE President Larry Brown

SGEU concerned for worker and inmate safety after further increase of violence at Saskatoon Provincial Correctional Centre

“This situation is only going to get worse unless things change. We need to see a different strategy in dealing with these rival gangs, whether that is isolating them more, providing more high-security areas, providing more staff to prevent altercations, or changing their programming so these factions are kept apart at all times.” Bob Bymoen, President SGEU

Bargaining continues for OPSEU educational workers

“Like most front-line public service workers, the last thing our members want to do is go on strike or endure a lockout. What we want is simple: a fair deal that puts students ahead of irresponsible slashing of services." ― Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

NUPGE calls on political parties to recognize wildland firefighters

Larry Brown urges equal treatment for wildland firefighters regarding the maximum annual pension accrual rate.

Ottawa (29 Aug. 2019) — The National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) has urged the leaders of Canada's 4 largest political parties to change Canada’s income tax regulations to recognize wildland firefighters.