March 2014 | National Union of Public and General Employees

March 2014

Changes to Park Act pave the way for industrial development in B.C. parks: controversial Bill 4 becomes law

“If Bill 4 passes, 2014 will be the year that B.C. Parks changed forever,” said Darryl Walker, BCGEU President. “This legislation opens the door to pipelines, oil and gas drilling and industrial activities that are counter to the values that created our parks system.”

International Women's Day reminds Canadians of gains made and continued barriers

“I am proud of the work my union and the labour movement as a whole has done for women’s rights.  Working together with our allies we have truly made major gains for women’s equality,” said James Clancy, NUPGE's National President.  “As we celebrate International Women’s Day, let’s join together to end violence against women and better help the victims."