Retirees | National Union of Public and General Employees


November 22, 2010

A $35,000-a-year caregiver in a nursing home doesn’t usually get much news coverage.

November 17, 2010

'This is a great opportunity to voice your support for Medicare and send a message about the kind of health care system you want!'

November 17, 2010

Take two minutes to e-mail Prime Minister Stephen Harper demanding that the Canada Health Act be enforced.

November 11, 2010

'There will be a major human and economic cost if deficits are eliminated before a real recovery has been achieved.' - Andrew Jackson.

November 9, 2010

"Dwight Duncan is cutting almost $5 billion in corporate taxes in the next three years despite Ontario having one of the lowest tax rates in the industrialized world." - Warren (Smokey) Thomas.

November 4, 2010

'We're a 130,000 member union and we are also working together with other unions to make sure our message is heard.'

October 25, 2010

BC Health Coalition calls on province to reverse its directive requiring health authorities to charge fees to patients who need hospital care to recover from illness or injury. 

October 22, 2010

Alberta government increasing long-term care fees by three per cent. A seniors advocate says the increase is "unconscionable." 

October 18, 2010

Eye-opening website lets employees see the annual cumulative losses a public sector freeze will mean to their personal purchasing power.

October 13, 2010

'The Harper government’s priorities are dead wrong.' - NUPGE president James Clancy.