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income inequality

September 15, 2014

"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.

August 29, 2014

The Fairness Express is on the road on Labour Day to remind Canadians of the need for fairness.

July 8, 2014

“The U.S. Supreme Court decision is disturbing to both U.S. and Canadian workers. It gives further fodder to those anti-union corporate extremists and right-wing politicians on both sides of the border to continue their ongoing assault on labour rights and the ability of unions to effectively represent working people.”

May 30, 2014
"Our members are more engaged than ever to tackle the challenges ahead. They recognize that by working together, we can overcome anything. We are proud of the work of our Component 325 members and will be supporting them every step of the way." — James Clancy, NUPGE National President.

January 19, 2014

"If we're going to reduce inequality, we have to be the ones putting forward solutions," said Clancy.

January 13, 2014

Third winner chosen in Why Unions Matter contest. Send your entry to whyunionsmatter@nupge.ca.

November 20, 2013

"When governments don't invest in national programs that support families, children are the ones that suffer most." - James Clancy, NUPGE National President.

September 12, 2014

We can't tackle the problem of growing income inequality if we are systematically tieing the hands of students, forcing them into a life of debt and poverty. What kind of national strategy is that?" — James Clancy, NUPGE National President.

September 11, 2014

The ILO, OECD and World Bank's joint report to G20 Labour Ministers stresses that “income inequality cannot be ignored by the G20 if stronger, sustainable and balanced growth is the objective.” 

September 9, 2014

The Fairness Express bus kicks off on September 15 and continues until October 11. Check out the schedule to see when it comes to your community or follow along online