“It’s clear that the Harper Conservatives are not doing enough to address the global humanitarian crisis. They have failed terribly in matching the good will, generosity and eagerness of Canadians to help support the settlement of Syrian refugees in Canada.” — James Clancy, NUPGE National President
"These women are part-time employees and have been without a contract since 2011. They are asking for stable part-time hours." — Debbie Bovyer, PEIUPSE President
Let us celebrate the triumph that slowly but inevitably flows when people stand together for what they know is right.
“The Canadian government has made us proud many times for taking leading international stands for basic human decency and dignity, and we’re confident that it will do so again by strongly supporting the right to strike during next month’s ILO meeting," says NUPGE National President James Clancy.
Calls for clemency for Leonard Peltier are coming from Canada and the United States, and from around the world.
Amnesty International (Canada) has issued an urgent request regarding death threats made against activists in Colombia.
For World AIDS Day, December 1, the National Union continues to support the Bracelet of Hope campaign and urges others to do likewise.
Join the international campaign to force McDonald's to reinstate Gahyun Lee and respect labour rights. Send your message today.
"Oxfam's report is a timely reminder that any real effort to end poverty has to confront the public policy choices that create and sustain inequality." — Professor Joseph Stiglitz, Columbia University, winner of the Nobel Prize for Economics.
The National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) has provided a donation of $25,000 to international efforts to respond to the Ebola epidemic in Western Africa. Realizing that the crisis requires a greater response from the international community, NUPGE has called on the Conservative government to step up with more resources.