International Solidarity

November 13, 2013

Super Typhoon Haiyan has devastated large areas of the Philippines.  Thousands are dead and 11 million more are affected.  The National Union is urging members to donate to support relief efforts through partner Oxfam Canada.

July 4, 2013

Vigils in Toronto, Ottawa, and in other cities in Canada and around the world, on the occasion of Independence Day in the United States of America, to ask President Obama to grant Leonard Peltier his long-awaited release from prison in an executive order of clemency.

June 25, 2013

Global Unions and their members believe that the right to peaceful demonstration and freedom of assembly are basic elements of genuine democracy. 

June 14, 2013

 “We will be emerging from this convention with a strong action plan to counter these attacks and moving our agenda of justice, equality and fairness for all Canadians forward.” - James Clancy, NUPGE National President.

June 5, 2013

Think before you eat and help save our planet.

May 15, 2013

“We believe that employers and Ottawa are using the import of vulnerable migrant workers to promote a low wage strategy in Canada.” - Ken Georgetti, CLC President.

May 8, 2013

National Union writes Minister Kenney on behalf of Nigerian students Victoria Ordu and Favour Amadi who were given the toughest possible punishment for working at Walmart – deportation orders – while apparently Walmart faces no penalty.

May 6, 2013

Solidarity groups declare victory as René González, a member of the Cuban Five, has been given permission to serve remaining portion of his three year parole in Cuba.

May 2, 2013

Come out to this eight city tour through Manitoba and Ontario to show your support.

April 30, 2013

Your action can help make a difference for garment workers everywhere.