"Unions are about fairness: workplace fairness; economic fairness; opportunity fairness; political fairness; and democratic fairness. Unions promote fairness, not just for their members, but for all Canadians.” - James Clancy, NUPGE President.
Vast knowledge shared with conference participants on second day of Canadian Foundation for Labour Rights conference.
Richard Wilkinson, one of the world’s preeminent researchers on income inequality, delivers keynote speech.
If Bill C-279 becomes law, it would become illegal to discriminate against transgender Canadians.
The gains that union members make at the bargaining table spill over into creating healthier and more prosperous communities for everyone.”
“Our economy is being held back because the Prime Minister refuses to work with all major stakeholders to develop a comprehensive national skills development strategy." - James Clancy, NUPGE National President.
"We cannot give in to the divide and conquer tactics our governments and our employers use. We need to look for the things that join us together." – James Clancy, NUPGE National President.
“The inability for on-call paramedics to immediately respond to an emergency situation could have devastating and tragic results." - Carol Furlong.
"When governments give away revenue to their corporate friends, there is less money dedicated to the public services the majority of Canadians need." - James Clancy, NUPGE President.
“It is always sad to hear of the death of a colleague, but when a life is lost on the job it reminds us of the inherent perils and dangers that many workers face as they carry out their jobs.” - Carol Furlong, NAPE President.