The 2017–2018 theme for the Purple Ribbon campaign looks at the power of bystanders. Don't stand by. Stand with.
Equality and Human Rights
“If Truth and Reconciliation mean anything to the Prime Minister, and if he is truly the feminist he professes to be, it is time to end the discrimination against First Nations women in Canada." — Elisabeth Ballermann, NUPGE Secretary-Treasurer
'"Our involvement at the international level is an important part of our labour leadership and activism." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President
Join OPSEU's Rainbow Alliance arc-en-ciel in recognizing October 19 as Spirit Day!
As trade unionists, it is our responsibility to speak out and to act against the threats and violence that come with bigotry and oppression, wherever and whenever they occur.
Public Services International, a Global Union Federation, is recognizing the contribution's of the world's young people and urging support for young workers.
PEIUPSE/NUPGE members to celebrate at 2017 Pride.
“This partnership is historic, but it’s not out of the blue. We’ve been working hard to ensure Indigenous people have a powerful voice in our union and in our communities." — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President
“We are facing a crisis when it comes to how Indigenous peoples in this country are treated and nowhere is this more evident than the way the federal Government is racially discriminating against indigenous children.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President
93.44 per cent of women reported that they had been intimidated and received threats via technology (cell phones, texts, emails).