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Equality and Human Rights

November 3, 2017

The 2017–2018 theme for the Purple Ribbon campaign looks at the power of bystanders. Don't stand by. Stand with.

November 1, 2017

“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

October 31, 2017

'"Our involvement at the international level is an important part of our labour leadership and activism." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

October 18, 2017

Join OPSEU's Rainbow Alliance arc-en-ciel in recognizing October 19 as Spirit Day!

August 17, 2017

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.

August 11, 2017

Public Services International, a Global Union Federation, is recognizing the contribution's of the world's young people and urging support for young workers.

July 28, 2017

PEIUPSE/NUPGE members to celebrate at 2017 Pride.

July 12, 2017

“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

June 21, 2017

“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

June 20, 2017

93.44 per cent of women reported that they had been intimidated and received threats via technology (cell phones, texts, emails).