Women's Issues

November 28, 2014

Survey finds disturbing results about domestic violence and its effects in the workplace.

November 4, 2014

Women make up half the population, represent 47% of the Canadian labour force, and 52% of voters in the last federal election. Yet in the last federal leaders’ debates the word women was barely mentioned. It’s time for a national conversation about building a Canada that works for women.

October 3, 2014

Please join the National Union as we work to raise awareness of the need to take immediate action on this issue.

October 29, 2013

The theme for this year's Appreciation Day is Let's Rethink Child Care. Together We Can Make It Better.

October 22, 2013

Experts agree that a universal high-quality early learning and child care program reduces poverty, boosts the birth rate, provides economic benefits and most of all benefits our children.

October 7, 2013

 Women 4 Change focuses on urging governments to invest in, not cut, services that improve women’s lives such as child care, elder care, health care and education. 

August 30, 2013

NUPGE is launching a monthly contest for the best video, poem or song submission about “Why Unions Matter” – to you, your family, community and country.

August 2, 2013

"We have exciting work ahead, full of new conversations about how to make our country, our communities, our workplaces and our lives better. And we want you to continue to be part of it!" - James Clancy, NUPGE National President.

July 11, 2013

"Without a significant investment of political, financial, and human resources, we will see levels of violence against women continue to remain at the current level. Canada can do better." - Kate McInturff, CCPA.