Women across Switzerland are on strike at work and at home today.
One of the more disturbing findings of the Auditor General’s report is that even when it was clear that privatization was more expensive the government still privatized highway maintenance work.
"NUPGE supports the recommendations in the Hoskins report and calls on the federal government to implement universal, single-payer, public pharmacare" – Larry Brown, President
Kennedy said he's concerned that the government will use the legislated wage cuts as an excuse to further cut college funding.
Razia Sultana, a 2019 winner of the US State Department's International Women of Courage Award, addresses the NUPGE 2019 Convention on the Rohingya crisis
Comedian Jen Grant speaks to NUPGE women's caucus
Internationally recognized expert on precarity and the changing nature of work, Professor Guy Standing addresses NUPGE's 2019 Convention.
"There are 2 important things the government must do right now to start to close the affordability gap: close the loopholes that let employers pay less than minimum wage, and continue to invest in high quality public services like transit, health care, housing, and child care to bring down the cost of living." — Stephanie Smith, BCGEU President
“It is absolutely shameful that this government would not listen to the doctors, the nurses, the pilots, and the maintenance staff." — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President.
“Premier Doug Ford has no respect for the rule of law or the right to fair collective bargaining.” – Warren (Smokey) Thomas, President OPSEU
Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA): not the progressive deal Canadians were promised.
Each year, the 390,000-member National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) offers scholarships that reflect its pursuit of equal opportunity for workers.
"NUPGE promises to stand as allies with Indigenous people as we move forward together, making changes at the state and societal level to ensure the epidemic of violence against Indigenous women, Two Spirit, and gender diverse people ends." — Elisabeth Ballermann, NUPGE Secretary-Treasurer
"There hasn't been any prosecution against KPMG for their role promoting this tax dodging scheme."