“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.
"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.
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!
Join the Fairness Express at the Legislature to call for quality public services, tax fairness, good jobs and strong labour rights!
Check out our map to see how much ground we've covered on the road to fairness!
For every ten per cent increase in union membership, there would be a projected decline in income inequality between 2.5 and 3 percent.
Quality public services are vital to the health of our communities.
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.
“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.
The fact such an organization is recommending higher taxes for corporations and the wealthy shows how bad inequality has become.