Toronto – August 13, 2019 – Workers at Dependable Maintenance Janitorial in Toronto have joined the union after voting to become members of UFCW Canada Local 175.
“Any strategy for youth that doesn't engage youth in the planning process will fail. It's critical that they're involved from step one.” ― Larry Brown, NUPGE President
Québec City – August 12, 2019 – UFCW 501 members working as coach drivers at Calèches Québec have returned to work after ratifying a new contract reached before a conciliator.
Canadian Blood Services has taken a step forward by committing to 3 new plasma collection centres. Unfortunately, Health Canada is still supporting the expansion of paid plasma collection in Canada by a private company. The next step is federal legislation banning paid plasma. — Larry Brown, NUPGE President
August 10, 2019 – Manitobans will be going to go to the polls on September 10th to decide who will govern their province.
NUPGE is urging all Canadians to write, call, and email federal leaders and ask them to commit both to the debate and including a National Action Plan on violence against women in their platforms.
A recent Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) blog post explains why P3 privatization schemes are still being approved. Using a graph from a report by the United Kingdom National Audit Office (NAO) on P3 privatization schemes, the post shows why politicians who only think in the short-term, like P3s.
Chilliwack, B.C.— August 9, 2019 – Kourtney Trill is one of eighteen winners of the UFCW Canada – BDM Scholarship.
Voting starts at noon today, and more and more we’re hearing that the choice for Professional, Technical and Paramedical Health Care Employees is clear. They’re voting MAHCP because Allied Health is our sole focus, and we are the leaders in member service and bargaining for our sector. For 50 years, MAHCP has been the voice of Allied Health in Manitoba.
They know that with MAHCP, you get:
Specialized expertise and better deals at the bargaining table
Better support in your workplace
A voice in your union
Leadership on issues important to Allied Health members and our patients
I talk to MAHCP members every day. Many are concerned about losing their voice in a big, bureaucratic union that doesn’t understand Allied Health. They’re worried about losing the specialized support they receive with MAHCP, and the gains we’ve made at the bargaining table.
We’ve also heard from members of other unions who are excited to join MAHCP because they know our reputation as the leader in member service and bargaining for our sector. They want to be part of a union with a clear focus on Allied Health, a union with the expertise to fight for them.
If you haven’t received your PIN and voting information in the mail, please contact the Voter Help Desk at 1-888-281-8683 ASAP. If they can’t help you, please let us know and we will step in. We want everyone to have a chance to vote.
If you already have your PIN, you can vote starting at noon today at www.hsu.isivote.com or by phone at 1-888-359-2301 (English) or 1-888-359-2302 (French).
MAHCP is proud to be the clear choice of Allied Health Professionals, and we are proud to serve our members.
With MAHCP, your voice matters, your vote matters. Vote MAHCP today!