August 2018 | National Union of Public and General Employees

August 2018

President's Commentary: Solidarity is the answer

The hope for our best future lies in this broad solidarity. We are the ones who know how to get things done when we work together. We are the ones who have learned from the past, and are working for a better future for everyone. We are proud of our accomplishments — those that benefit our members and those that benefit everyone else, too.  And we have much to be proud of.  — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

Government underestimates losses from tax haven use by wealthy individuals

Tax evasion is not a “victimless crime.” The victims are everyone struggling when they can’t get the public services they need  – whether it’s people experiencing hallway medicine, a student who can’t afford rapidly rising tuition fees or drivers worried about their safety after snow plowing services have been privatized.