According to a CCPA report, P3 privatization schemes for three British Columbia hospitals that are currently under construction will cost the public $262 million more than using public procurement.
National Union of Public and General Employees
As part of the B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union campaign against violence in prisons, the union is highlighting several incidents that took place over the holiday season.
In the last few years, the privatization industry has put a lot of effort into coming up with new ways to privatize public services.
On November 10, 2016, new rules for union certification came into effect. These include the absolute elimination of automatic certification.
For Labour Day, NUPGE takes aim at public sector privatization and reaffirms its history of fighting for and winning the protection of public services.
The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) is phasing out the use of privately owned prisons for federal prisoners. Over the next 5 years 13 private prison contracts will be reviewed and allowed to expire.
In Manitoba, where crisis stabilization workers are on strike, new documents show that there seems to be money for everyone but the front-line staff.
A new study shows that the Trans-Pacific Partnership’s proposed intellectual property provisions would dramatically alter the balance between copyright owners and users.
This year's award goes to the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador for privatizing adult basic education.
From the inception of its campaign, the labour movement has been advocating a 100% increase in CPP benefits, but the new government agreement will only see benefits increase by a little more than 33%.