On November 10, 2016, new rules for union certification came into effect. These include the absolute elimination of automatic certification.
National Union of Public and General Employees
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%.
Several members of the New Brunswick Union have headed to Fort McMurray, Alberta to help the community in the wake of the devastating wildfires. Many of the people affected have ties to New Brunswick.
NUPGE calls on the federal and all provincial and territorial governments to join the provinces of Quebec and Ontario in prohibiting for-profit corporations that pay for blood and plasma donations.
At a time when the Newfoundland and Labrador government is saying they have no money for libraries, they do have the cash to hire a law firm for over $350 an hour to handle public sector negotiations.