International Solidarity

April 30, 2013

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

March 21, 2013

World Water Day is a designated United Nations day to recognize the common life sustaining resource that is our fresh water.

February 20, 2013

"We work on behalf of our members to promote and protect their rights in the workplace but our social justice work ensures that all boats rise together - union and non-union, here in Canada and around the world."

February 1, 2013

National Union wants Harper government to join with its European counterparts in implementing an FTT.

January 31, 2013

President of the Korean Government Employees’ Union (KGEU), Kim Jungnam, went on a hunger strike on January 15 in protest of the dismissal of 137 workers, including the KGEU General Secretary and President, for their trade union activities.

December 13, 2012

Alirio Uribe Muñoz, President of Colombia's Jose Alvear Restrepo Lawyers Collective (CCAJAR), was accompanied by Pascal Paradis from Lawyers Without Borders Canada (LWBC) to a meeting with NUPGE's National Executive Board.

December 11, 2012

It is estimated that migrant workers have contributed $3.4 million annually into Canada's Employment Insurance scheme. However it was not until 2002 that some migrant workers started to access special benefits.

November 30, 2012

This years World Health Organization theme for World Aids Day, December 1, Getting to Zero: Zero New HIV Infections. Zero Discrimination. Zero AIDS Related Deaths is ambitious but achievable says the National Union.

November 29, 2012

Over 1,000 people take to the street to speak out for fair taxes everywhere at Public Services International.