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Equality and Human Rights

May 29, 2012

With a 13 per cent child poverty rate, Canada ranks higher than the average and places 24th of 35 industrialized countries.

May 28, 2012

Ten years of supporting migrant workers was celebrated this past weekend.

May 27, 2012

Allowing employers to pay migrant workers 15 per cent less is a blatant effort to drive all wages down in everything from resource extraction and manufacturing to the services sector.

May 24, 2012

Robin Hood and his merry activists take to streets across from Parliament Building in support of the Robin Hood Tax. UPDATED

May 23, 2012

"It's worse than a "who's on first?" situation; it's whether or not anyone is even considering ways of reducing poverty across the board. Canadians everywhere deserve better answers." - James Clancy, NUPGE National President.

May 22, 2012

Canada’s cultural diversity strengthens the country socially, politically and economically.

May 17, 2012

Sexual diversity in the workplace, it pays off!, highlights the positive aspects of sexual diversity in the workplace as well as its benefits for employers, companies, institutions and workers alike.

May 16, 2012

Activists in over 30 countries pile pressure on Governments to back a Robin Hood Tax, as leaders discuss FTT at European Summit

Ottawa (17 May 2012) - The National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) is actively supporting activists from over 30 countries who are uniting this week to pressure their governments to back a Robin Hood Tax.

May 8, 2012

Provincial governments across Canada looking to cut valued social services to some of societies most vulnerable people.

May 8, 2012

As of June 30, refugees in Canada will be cut off access to treatment for chronic diseases. No other Canadians are denied these treatments.