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May Day has long been a day to rally and march for a better world. This May Day we cannot march but we can rally ourselves around that better world and commit ourselves to action. We must ensure that the lessons of today lead to change tomorrow.

(2020-05-01)Read more

What makes companies registered in Canada attractive to those wanting to dodge taxes or launder money obtained from criminal activity is how easy it is to set up anonymous companies in this country.

(2020-05-01)Read more

This year, union activists in Ottawa will be marking the National Day of Mourning on April 28th with a virtual candlelight vigil.

(2020-04-28)Read more

"We can’t expect Canadians to bear the brunt of this cost while allowing corporations to collect federal funding without contributing to our nation’s recovery"  —  Toby Sanger, Executive Director  of Canadians for Tax Fairness

(2020-04-28)Read more

Because so many changes are being made to the CERB and other programs, people are encouraged to check the Government of Canada website to make sure information hasn't changed.

(2020-04-27)Read more

"We agree with economists and so many in our community who are saying the Premier's cuts and mass layoffs are wrong for Manitoba, particularly as officials are starting to talk about reopening the economy." — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President

(2020-04-27)Read more

Although the government has been tight-lipped on details, it seems clear that Pallister is trying to push through his plan to cut and privatize public services under the guise of the pandemic.

(2020-04-24)Read more

“There is just no excuse. When lives are at risk, employers like Homes First need to come to the table. They need to come clean.” — Eduardo (Eddy) Almeida, OPSEU First Vice-President/Treasurer

(2020-04-23)Read more

Since writing this story 2 days ago, 4 more people have died due to COVID-19. 

(2020-04-23)Read more

BCFMWU committed to take any legal action required to protect the rights of its members while remaining open to working cooperatively to facilitate the workforce adjustment in the best manner possible for the employees.

(2020-04-22)Read more

The pandemic has underscored our collective responsibility to look out for one another and ensure that nobody is left behind — and how we are stronger when we do.

(2020-04-22)Read more

The resources provided by Kids Help Phone are now free to anyone living in Canada, regardless of age.

(2020-04-22)Read more

“We must recognize that in this extraordinary, unique, and surreal moment of crisis, workers are experiencing unprecedented mental health injuries arising from work-related stress.” ― Larry Brown, NUPGE President

(2020-04-21)Read more

The National Union of Public and General Employees joins the NSGEU in grieving for member Kristen Beaton.

(2020-04-20)Read more

It is also a difficult and stressful situation for the people who work with this vulnerable population, who are already under-supported and underpaid.

(2020-04-20)Read more