International Solidarity

May 8, 2013

National Union writes Minister Kenney on behalf of Nigerian students Victoria Ordu and Favour Amadi who were given the toughest possible punishment for working at Walmart – deportation orders – while apparently Walmart faces no penalty.

May 6, 2013

Solidarity groups declare victory as René González, a member of the Cuban Five, has been given permission to serve remaining portion of his three year parole in Cuba.

May 2, 2013

Come out to this eight city tour through Manitoba and Ontario to show your support.

April 30, 2013

Your action can help make a difference for garment workers everywhere.

March 21, 2013

World Water Day is a designated United Nations day to recognize the common life sustaining resource that is our fresh water.

February 20, 2013

"We work on behalf of our members to promote and protect their rights in the workplace but our social justice work ensures that all boats rise together - union and non-union, here in Canada and around the world."

February 1, 2013

National Union wants Harper government to join with its European counterparts in implementing an FTT.

January 31, 2013

President of the Korean Government Employees’ Union (KGEU), Kim Jungnam, went on a hunger strike on January 15 in protest of the dismissal of 137 workers, including the KGEU General Secretary and President, for their trade union activities.

December 13, 2012

Alirio Uribe Muñoz, President of Colombia's Jose Alvear Restrepo Lawyers Collective (CCAJAR), was accompanied by Pascal Paradis from Lawyers Without Borders Canada (LWBC) to a meeting with NUPGE's National Executive Board.