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May 22, 2018

"We should be encouraging people to participate in our democracy every chance we get. And that’s exactly what OPSEU/NUPGE is doing and will continue to do.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President

March 20, 2018

Nearly 2 weeks ago, a strong majority of these workers voted in favour of going on strike if the employer insists on a collective agreement that allows for contracting out.

May 25, 2017

NUPGE is still accepting entries for the May contest theme — Why unions matter for democracy.

March 31, 2017

After promises of openness and transparency, government proposes a discussion paper that would limit debate and opposition.

December 9, 2016

“Canadians understand the need for a fairer election system. What they can’t understand is why the federal government is trying to use its survey to manipulate public opinion.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

December 5, 2016

Federal government survey provides inaccurate look at electoral reform options.

October 21, 2016

"It's unfortunate, now that the Liberals have their own artificial majority with only 39.5 per cent of the vote, they seem to be backtracking on their commitment to electoral reform." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

September 15, 2016

Canada must not ratify ‘fundamentally flawed’ European trade pact.

June 30, 2016

Grandfather of the latest Why Unions Matter contest winner paid a heavy price for trying to start a union, but each generation since has benefited and prospered.

May 13, 2016

The National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) has signed the Declaration as a demonstration of our commitment to defend collective and individual rights to speak out without fear of reprisal.