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Unions Matter

February 8, 2018

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

June 16, 2016

Unions Matter contest winner understands that just as unions can help indigenous members, indigenous members can help their unions.

May 9, 2016

Latest contest winners show us that by encouraging their members to feel valuable and secure, unions help their members provide better service and care to their customers and clients.

February 22, 2016

Now, we're looking for entries that touch on why unions matter to women or why unions matter to racial minorities.

January 18, 2016

In honour of Black History Month and Family Day, we’re asking for entries that say why unions matter to African Canadians or why unions matter to your family.

November 6, 2015

Writing poem brought back emotional memories for latest contest winner

Ottawa (06 Nov. 2015) — You don’t have to be working age to appreciate the importance of unions. The two most recent winners of NUPGE’s Why Unions Matter contest, for example, both drew on painful childhood memories to describe how unions matter to them.

July 8, 2015

In rhyming couplets and a clever schematic, the latest Why Unions Matter winners remind us that by standing together, we keep the worst of capitalism at bay.

Ottawa (08 July 2015) — Greed and power can get the worst of anyone. The two most recent winners of the $1,000 Why Unions Matter contest look at the ways in which unions help keep greed and power in check.