“Income inequality is the greatest social and economic challenge facing Canada today,” said James Clancy, NUPGE President.
- See also Pensions and Retirement Security
On January 19, 2011, NSGEU president Joan Jessome sent the following letter to the editor of the Chronicle Herald in response to an article by Dan Leger. It has yet to be printed.
'Rarely in my memory has a government come forward with a policy as blatantly unfair.' - Warren (Smokey) Thomas.
Workers leaving sector in droves because of unstable work environment.
Satirical video called People for Corporate Tax Cuts makes the point that public employees and public programs must not lavish unnecessary billions on corporations.
Province already facing shortage of doctors, nurses and health care practitioners, says medical society.
'Could save taxpayers the cost of high management fees associated with the private sector insurance business and make pension coverage more effective and affordable.'
38% will work out of financial necessity while 5% are waiting to win a lottery.
'2010 has been an important year for NUPGE and its Components. I’m proud of what we’ve achieved together. But the struggle continues. The labour movement will face many challenges in 2011.'
'I'm pleased Minister Sheridan believes that its time to increase benefits under the CPP.' - Shelley Ward.