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income inequality

August 28, 2014

“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.

August 19, 2014

 "We know that the provincial economy has been doing well, yet the wealth is still shared by a minority. You see the richest 1% in Alberta making 18 times more than the bottom 90%. This is categorically unfair." — James Clancy, NUPGE National President.

August 6, 2014

The national All Together Now! bus tour visits B.C. for 38-days starting mid-August. Be sure to check it out when the Fairness Express stops in your community! 

July 31, 2014

Join the Fairness Express at the Legislature to call for quality public services, tax fairness, good jobs and strong labour rights!

July 23, 2014

Check out our map to see how much ground we've covered on the road to fairness! 

July 15, 2014

For every ten per cent increase in union membership, there would be a projected decline in income inequality between 2.5 and 3 percent.

July 10, 2014

Quality public services are vital to the health of our communities.

May 30, 2014

People are thrilled to see the big green bus and to know that someone cares about what is happening to them and willing to go the extra mile to make a difference. 

May 15, 2014

“Taken together, these voices represent the democratic strength of inquiry, research, and discussion that animate so much of the labour movement and the social movements supported by unions.” — James Clancy, NUPGE National President.

May 12, 2014

The fact such an organization is recommending higher taxes for corporations and the wealthy shows how bad inequality has become.