Cash-strapped government looking for money to help deal with their massive federal deficit.
Equality and Human Rights
Provincial public sector union exploring avenues to appeal decision by top provincial court.
Signatures sought for 'Raise Your Voices' declaration calling on the Harper government to respect the right to freedom of opinion and expression.
'We value the partnerships we have formed over the years with Aboriginal workers and Aboriginal communities. - James Clancy, NUPGE president.
Racialized workers face higher unemployment, have less education and get paid less, especially women.
Showing solidarity this year is especially important in the wake of intolerance shown by the Harper government in Ottawa, says NUPGE president James Clancy.
Municipal social services are overwhelmed by demand and a new model of funding must be found.
“'We’re losing our reputation.... We have fallen way behind.' - André Lalonde.
(19 May 2010) - President's Commentary: Harper has personally fired, threatened and bullied so many agency and commission heads who have disagreed with him that it’s difficult to keep track of them all, says NUPGE's James Clancy.
May 17 commemorates a landmark decision in 1992 by the World Health Organization.