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November 10, 2015

"With Prime Minister Trudeau, we seem to have an opportunity to put the concerns of working Canadians back on the agenda. It’s up to us to seize that opportunity and ensure our concerns stay on the agenda." — NUPGE National President James Clancy

OTTAWA (10 Nov. 2015) – The National Union is congratulating Prime Minister Justin Trudeau for recommitting this morning to repeal two recent anti-labour laws, and also for taking an important symbolic step towards rebuilding trust between the federal government and the country’s workers.

February 17, 2015

The introduction of legislation in British Columbia to improve workplace health and safety and hold negligent employers accountable is welcomed by the province's unions, but they warn that there must be enforcement of the new laws.

November 20, 2014

Tell us Why Unions Matter to you, in whatever form you like, and earn a chance to win one of our $1,000 prizes!

November 19, 2014

“The McNeil government is legislating away the rights of 24,000 health care workers,” says NSGEU President Joan Jessome. 

June 16, 2014

“I’d like to be able to find full-time work in journalism, but those jobs are hard to find,” says Why Unions Matter winner Matt Creed. “I know I’m not the only one in this grind—seems like everybody is going through the same thing right now.”

August 28, 2014

Poll finds British Columbians want the province to invest in students' education and their teachers.