"Creating tax fairness, good jobs, quality public services and strong labour rights in our country will create new opportunities for people. Our goal is to create a movement to push these priorities forward to force governments to stop ignoring the issue of income inequality and to commit to real action." — James Clancy, NUPGE National President.
National Union of Public and General Employees
“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.”
Four awards of $1,500 given each year to children of NUPGE members.
Four awards of $1,500 given each year to children of NUPGE members
The highlight of the agreement on pensions is a commitment to establish joint trusteeship of the Public Service Pension Plan.
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“We designed the program for this year's school to give our leadership activists the skills and tools to engage Canadians in conversations about income inequality and the strong role unions play in addressing this major challenge." — NUPGE National Secretary-Treasurer Larry Brown.
Instead of acknowledging the flaws in the privatization schemes, Social Impact Bond supporters are proposing governments provide incentives or guarantees to encourage people to invest in them. In other words, subsidize privatization schemes.
Check out our map to see how much ground we've covered on the road to fairness!
“Having the person who increased the deficit by cutting corporate taxes suggest we solve the problem he created by privatizing more public services makes the strategy privatization proponents are following unbelievably obvious.” — James Clancy, NUPGE National President.