unions matter | National Union of Public and General Employees

unions matter

February 8, 2018

Visit www.unionsyeah.ca to see the direction All Together Now! campaign is taking!

October 23, 2018

The purpose of this weekly podcast is to help raise awareness of important union issues with members, in an easy to access audio format.

September 12, 2018

 “Employers quickly learn that OPSEU//NUPGE refuses to settle for second best when it comes to the interests of our members.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

December 9, 2016

"Let's round out 2016 with some amazing contributions! We look forward to seeing yours soon." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

June 4, 2014

“With warmth and personality, your submission beautifully captures the essence of the good that unions do: they empower people to speak up for what they know is right,” NUPGE National President James Clancy wrote to winner Jay Jeworski. “That’s particularly important these days in which, as you say, profits seem to be valued over the well-being of the employees that generate them.”

May 23, 2014

Shows strong correlation between unions and better wages, improved workplace safety, and greater equality.

May 15, 2014

“Taken together, these voices represent the democratic strength of inquiry, research, and discussion that animate so much of the labour movement and the social movements supported by unions.” — James Clancy, NUPGE National President.

April 22, 2014

Unions Matter examines the critical role that unions and strong labour rights play in reducing income inequality and promoting the social well-being of all citizens.

March 6, 2014

New ad highlights the role of union members in building stronger, fairer communities.