Equality and Human Rights

February 11, 2015

"The consequence of doing nothing is to allow more women's lives to be lost, more families to suffer and more injustices to occur." — James Clancy, NUPGE National President.

February 3, 2015

"During this month of February, we celebrate the contributions Canadians of African and Caribean descent have made to our communities. But we commit to working with our allies to fight for lasting equality and justice for all." — James Clancy, NUPGE National President.

February 3, 2015

"This anti-poverty report comes at the perfect time — right before a federal election — to hold the government to account for its inaction on the biggest challenge our country is facing." says James Clancy, NUPGE National President.

January 13, 2015

New report reminds Canada of its legal obligation to address the ongoing violence against Aboriginal women and girls in Canada. 

December 19, 2014

Tentative agreement closes gap between Native Courtworkers and comparable jobs in Aboriginal services sector.

December 18, 2014

In many countries, skilled health and social care workers feel they must leave their families behind and work abroad to earn a decent income. They often face exploitation and discrimination. And their departure weakens health and social services in their home community.

December 17, 2014

National Union wishes remaining members of Cuban 5, some after more than 15 years of unjust detention, a happy reunion with their families.

December 4, 2014

"I believe that your demand for fairness – equal pay for equal work – has been heard loud and clear.”—  BCGEU President Stephanie Smith. 

December 3, 2014

On this International Day of Persons with Disabilities we want to raise awareness of all the challenges people with disabilities face, expose the discrimination and income inequality that exists, and work to make workplaces and communities fairer.