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International Solidarity

January 27, 2020

World War II saw some of the darkest days of our civilization.

January 21, 2020

The Co-op Refinery in Regina locked out its employees in an odious attempt to force the union to accept major concessions. Then they flew in scab “replacement workers,” to keep the refinery operating. UNIFOR is fighting for the rights of the locked-out workers by preventing fuel trucks from crossing the picket lines. They have our support. Arresting union leaders for fighting for their members’ rights is ugly and unacceptable in a democracy where workers have rights. ― Larry Brown, NUPGE President

January 13, 2020

The United Nations (UN) says that the Rohingya’s situation is the world’s fastest-growing refugee crisis. It has also been stated that what has happened to the Rohingya is a textbook example of ethnic cleansing.

January 9, 2020

In the face of terrible devastation and extreme danger, NUPGE wildland firefighters volunteer to fight what is being called the worst season of bush fires in Australian history.

December 2, 2019

This group of backgrounders highlights some of the interconnected elements of environmental degradation and climate change, the effects of which we are already seeing in Canada and around the world.

November 8, 2019

Workers allege that when they develop injuries, the company engages in harassment in order to force them to quit. They say that when they ask to be relocated to other factory positions, their requests are often met with delay or denial.

November 7, 2019

The outcome of the cases could have serious ramifications for gig economy workers.

October 30, 2019

Despite their diversity, these cases of civil unrest are commonly rooted in deeply structural issues.

October 25, 2019

NUPGE stands in solidarity with the people of Chile, calling the conflict a cautionary tale against income inequality, austerity, privatization and oppression.

October 15, 2019

National Union releases a Voter’s Guide factsheet on Immigrant and Refugee Rights.