Hassan Youseff | National Union of Public and General Employees

Hassan Youseff

November 3, 2016

 "For a long time, we have said that the current program does not adequately cover the needs of workers during these periods of their lives. We hope the government is listening to what we have to say." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

September 15, 2016

"A system of proporational representation will go a long way in ensuring our government is more diverse, inclusive and representative of the country we live in." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

September 6, 2016

"Unions matter because we fight for all these issues, to move them forward and to share the burden. People before us fought to better our lives; we have a responsibility to continue the fight for fairness for those who follow." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

July 29, 2016

“Now that this report is out, we encourage the government to accept the challenges that this report presents and act on them in a bold and ambitious way." — Hassan Yussuff, CLC President

July 20, 2016

"As much as employers want to stretch the rules to justify their decisions, the SCC just said no. That's a major victory for non-union workers." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

February 11, 2016

“It takes time for infrastructure spending to kick in and create jobs, so let’s act now to stop penalizing unemployed workers, get them the benefits they paid into and so urgently need, and help them start contributing to their local economies again.” — Hassan Yussuff, CLC President

February 10, 2016

"If this government really wants to help young workers and interns, it would ensure that their rights to employment standards regulations and protections were included in the Canada Labour Code." — James Clancy, NUPGE National President