Your HSAA Bargaining Committee met with the Associated Ambulance Committee to exchange bargaining proposals and to negotiate on August 14, 15, 28 and 29 and September 25 and 26, 2014.
Your HSAA Provincial Bargaining Committee met with AHS again on September 16, 17, 23 and 24, 2014.
NUPGE Components have been aggressively fighting privatization for decades. Our experience has shown that privatization has never been good for citizens; the public ends up paying more for inferior services while public accountability and transparency are undermined. To draw attention to these failed, and often corrupt, privatization schemes, and to help educate the public about the risks associated with privatization, NUPGE is launching the Privatization Scam of the Year Awards.
Some of you will recall that in 2012, a province-wide survey of EMS practitioners identified widespread and significant issues relating to resource levels, patient care and staff satisfaction.
District Meeting dates have been set for this fall and registration for all meetings is open now. Last year's meetings were a great success and it was an excellent opportunity to meet far more of you than we generally do at AGMs and LRCs.