“We stand in solidarity with the young people at the forefront of demanding meaningful action on climate change” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President
Premier Brian Pallister lays out his 100-Day Plan to media, which includes further job cuts and selling off public assets.
“The bottom line is the Premier’s nnabis plan is awash in $42 million in red ink. This would not have happened if the Conservatives had stuck to the previous government’s plan to have the LCBO handle nnabis sales.” - Warren (Smokey) Thomas, President OPSEU
“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
“Those who pay attention to history will know that Conservative governments have a track record of making seemingly innocuous changes that pave the way to privatization.” ― Larry Brown, NUPGE President
“Correctional officers have some of the toughest jobs in the province, and our members are proud of their role. But no one should have to fear for their safety when they go to work.” ― Bob Bymoen, SGEU President.
Led by Adrienne Smith, a transgender human rights activist and drug-policy lawyer, the day-long workshop will explore the union’s role in ending discrimination against transgender, non-binary, and gender non-conforming folx.
Larry Brown urges?equal treatment?for wildland firefighters regarding the?maximum annual pension accrual rate.
Join nada’s unions at Labour Day events, parades, and picnics across the country.
We need to use our power to shape our country and our government so it acts for the common good of the many, not for the chosen few.
"Gig economy workers are highly vulnerable to exploitation and need representation. Receiving no pay if sick, no protection if injured, and no respect for workers' rights is not acceptable. Foodora workers have chosen to organize and registered to vote to join a union.?The Ontario Labour Relations Board should respect the rights of these workers and allow the votes to be counted." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President
“Hosting the Leadership Development School is one of NUPGE’s greatest privileges. Each year, we bring engaged and passionate members together to learn from current leaders and experts, but also from each other. It’s an honour to say NUPGE is helping to strengthen solidarity and equip these members as they grow into leaders of the labour movement.” ― Larry Brown, NUPGE President
"We have thousands of members employed in this sector, and most are struggling to serve their clients properly without adequate resources and training while earning bottom-of-the-barrel wages. For work this important, there need to be massive improvements. We want to talk about how we n effect this kind of change for everyone involved."?— Larry Brown, NUPGE President
“Our members are telling us that many of the issues there are due to inadequate staffing levels and problems with recruitment and retention. We understand that rural and remote areas are difficult to service, but surely there are ways to help lessen this gap.” ― Jerry Earle, NAPE President