We need to take care of ourselves especially now and a big part of being healthy means taking care of our mental health. Stress is a major factor in poor health. And for those who struggle with mental illness, depression, posttraumatic stress disorder, these times are especially difficult.
“Our union remains committed to protecting public pensions and ensuring the government lives up to its promise to protect them as well." — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
“If we are going to improve the quality of women’s lives and stop the growing income inequality that exists in this country, we have to ensure that women earn equal pay for equal work.” — James Clancy, NUPGE National President
It is vitally important that workers of colour not suffer for the economic failures of their employers and governments.
Between 2008 and 2014, CEOs made 184 times more than the average wage in Canada.
"If we want a country that cares for the future of women and families, we must create good jobs, fight gender discrimination, and promote pay equity. And that's just a start." — James Clancy, NUPGE National President
"Income levels have a direct impact on the health of Canadians, and it's costing us dearly." — James Clancy, NUPGE National President
Another aspect of the lack of transparency over Ontario government's use of private contractors.