Most of the measures in the budget provide limited support to those facing the most difficulty, rather than solving their problems.
National Union of Public and General Employees
A TV spot spot highlights the hard work and caring nature of New Brunswickers delivering public services that make them essential to everyday life in the province.
A recent paper by academics at the University of Ottawa, suggests that the number of work-related deaths in Canada may be more than 10 times higher than the official figures.
The final text weakens and nullifies protections against work discrimination.
There is good reason to fear that the growing use of private firefighters and inmates could be seen as a way to avoid funding public services at the level required to respond to climate change.
Premier Ford has been critical of Bill 148, which the previous government enacted. The bill, among many other protections would have raised the minimum wage to $15.
In an open letter to Doug Ford, the premier of Ontario, and Rod Phillips, the Minister of Environment, coalition members are demanding the government replace the ex-government's climate change program
Simply put, privatizing Lifeflight and fire suppression will reduce the quality and speed of lifesaving emergency services to rural and northern Manitoba.
NUPGE stands together with the majority of Canadians in resolute opposition to this regressive CPTPP. The multilateral investment agreement is a betrayal of Canadian workers and their families.
NUPGE launched its Union Challenge as part of its All Together Now! in early May as an interactive educational tool about the history and value of labour unions.