The National Union is releasing a series of backgrounders on environmental challenges facing Canadians.
The theme of this year's World AIDS Day is "Communities Make the Difference."
This video provides facts and arguments to help us push back against the agenda of cost-cutting that is hurting public services and hurting the province.
We need an urgent summit of law enforcement, addictions and social services, public and private retailers, unions, and the provincial government. — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
Increased privatization will inevitably lead to two-tier health care, where the wealthy are able to pay for the care they need and the rest of us have to wait and worry.
“The security and prosperity of Canada, and a sustainable future for generations to come, depend on it.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President
“We stood with the students because it was the right thing to do" — OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas
Violence and harassment, including that in the workplace, disproportionately affect marginalized women and gender-diverse and Two Spirit people.
The unsafe conditions workers are fighting to end affect more than just CN employees. When an accident occurs it can endanger communities near the accident site.
“What I didn‘t hear today is a guarantee from this government that public services will be protected and prioritized.” ― Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
“Transgender and gender-expansive people are valued members of our communities. They deserve to be treated with dignity and respect and enjoy full equality of rights and freedom from discrimination, harassment, and violence.” ― Larry Brown, NUPGE President
“We are witnessing dramatic changes in the composition of our membership and broader societal shifts in population. We need to be proactive about making unions and workplaces inclusive spaces for all workers.” ― Larry Brown, NUPGE President
While tax fairness provides a way to ensure our universal health care system is well-funded, people using tax havens will be paying more if our tax system is made fairer.
Proudly serving Canadian Brewery Workers at the Molson Brewery in Toronto since 1959, the Canadian Union of Brewery and General Workers is a component of the National Union of Public and General Employees.
The recent decision not to use P3s for the redevelopment of the two Cape Breton hospitals shows decisions to privatize public services can be reversed.
The value-for-money reports that Alberta Infrastructure produced in the past to justify using P3 privatization schemes for schools took secrecy to a new level.
The National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) wishes to respond to the controversy surrounding a recent recipient of our Scholarship for Indigenous Students.
Workers allege that when they develop injuries, the company engages in harassment in order to force them to quit. They say that when they ask to be relocated to other factory positions, their requests are often met with delay or denial.
The outcome of the cases could have serious ramifications for gig economy workers.
"Let's take time to say thank you to those who take on such important work and support them as they fight for a better future for all of us." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President
Polling shows that climate change was one of the key issues of the campaign.