Women's Issues | National Union of Public and General Employees

Women's Issues

August 23, 2009

'Muriel will be forever remembered as an ambassador of peace, defender of women's rights and champion of educational development.' - Nova Scotia Premier Darrell Dexter.

August 19, 2009

First woman to sit on executive council of B.C. Federation of Labour and become president of the B.C. NDP.

June 24, 2009

There has been an increase of more than 50 per cent in demand for Charlottetown's women's shelter.

May 31, 2009

Poor record cited on issues such as missing Aboriginal women, slow progress on land claims, funding cuts to women's groups and treatment of prisoners in Afghanistan.

May 19, 2009

NUPGE leaflet puts focus on Canadian women struggling to cope with severe economic problems.

May 18, 2009

Employers reap gains worth $6.03 billion but the cost in employee burnout is significant.

May 16, 2009

NUPGE has supported this initiative with funding through its "Building International Sisterhood campaign" projects.

May 14, 2009

New survey by Statistics Canada says more than 80% were fleeing an abusive situation.

May 12, 2009

'The effort to end homophobia cannot be separated from the struggle to extend respect and dignity to all human beings everywhere.' - James Clancy, NUPGE national president.

May 7, 2009

Similar programs are already operating in Ontario and Saskatchewan.