"Gig economy workers are highly vulnerable to exploitation and need representation. Receiving no pay if sick, no protection if injured, and no respect for workers' rights is not acceptable. Foodora workers have chosen to organize and registered to vote to join a union. The Ontario Labour Relations Board should respect the rights of these workers and allow the votes to be counted." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President
Show your support for Diab by calling Justice Minister David Lametti on August 1 and 2 and urge him to launch an independent public inquiry into Diab's extradition and to reform Canada's extradition law.
"Canada and the E.U. should continue to support a type of economy which profits more than just the privileged few."
Razia Sultana, a 2019 winner of the US State Department's International Women of Courage Award, addresses the NUPGE 2019 Convention on the Rohingya crisis
Women across Switzerland are on strike at work and at home today.
The Manitoba Government and General Employees’ Union (MGEU/NUPGE) is holding an information picket/rally in support of members working at Selkirk Laundry.
The conference was packed with insights from the National Union’s research into issues facing women workers in Canada ranging from pay equity, job security, pensions, child care, caregiving and gender-based violence.
"On behalf of the 390,000 members of the National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE), I want to convey to you, and to the federal workers you represent, our solidarity during this upheaval." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President
“Working people have had enough. Enough of being sidelined, enough of low wages and enough of unfulfilled promises of job creation which put at risk India’s economic development. The global trade union movement stands side-by-side with our sisters and brothers in India.” — Sharan Burrow, General Secretary of ITUC
The smiles on the faces of patients and their families make the long days and hard work in Ecuador worth it. In Ecuador, there is a financial cost to medical care, one that many cannot afford. It is both rewarding and humbling to use their skills to help those people truly in need.