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Women's Issues

December 16, 2012

For too long, women have been having conversations in isolation from each other about the current context that women and women’s organizations find themselves in.

December 9, 2012

On December 10, Human Rights Day, the World March of Women has organized 24 Hours of Feminist Action around the World.
December 9, 2012

Send a message to Prime Minister Harper expressing your concern about the lack of action to protect Indigenous women from harm and to prosecute the perpetrators of violence.

December 5, 2012

I am asking our members and all Canadians to join us in supporting a national inquiry into missing and murdered Aboriginal women - James Clancy, NUPGE National President.

December 5, 2012

"People know that when economic injustice and inequality exist, our families and our communities suffer. Economic well being is a human right that must be protected." - James Clancy, NUPGE National President.

November 28, 2012

"If the TD bank took it's own findings seriously, it would tell the government to act now by investing in this much needed and long overdue public service. Waiting only hurts Canadian families and our economy more." - James Clancy, NUPGE President.

November 20, 2012

“When you take away those dollars in the name of austerity and deficit-busting, a child and their family are negatively impacted.  Is this the sort of legacy our government has chosen to adopt?” - OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas.

October 16, 2012

The employer is insisting on concessions that will cut benefits and job security for casual and contract workers.

September 30, 2012

The National Union is encouraging its members and all Canadians to show their support and focus attention on the crisis of murdered and missing Aboriginal women and their families.

August 29, 2012

"It is not the inexorable march of global economics alone, but rather choices – choices in public budgets, and in economic and social policy – that have failed to rein in the increasing income inequality distributed by the private market and aided in propelling us down this path."