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income inequality

January 21, 2014

Rigged rules mean economic growth increasingly "winner takes all" for rich elites all over the world. 

January 14, 2014

"Harper should take the advice he gave to the Liberals during the sponsorship scandal, 'stop the waste and abuse right now and order a freeze of all discretionary government advertising?' We'll see if he's up to that challenge." - James Clancy, NUPGE National President.

January 9, 2014

Open forum to discuss the impact of growing income inequality on communities, families and workers and what we can do about it.

January 8, 2014

"Workers across the country  are working harder and longer than ever before, only to see their wages frozen and rolled back or jobs eliminated, while CEOs enjoy the riches of our labour. This report reveals just how dramatic the wage divide really is." - James Clancy, NUPGE National President.

January 6, 2014

With reports that the federal government will announce a greater surplus than expected the National Union urges the development and use of a Fairness Test to ensure that future budgets reduce, not increase, income inequality.

November 26, 2013

Listen for Scott Cloney, a Corrections Officer, and Shelley Wiggins, an Employment & Income Assistance Officer, on a Manitoba radio station near you.

November 19, 2013

"Right now corporations are sitting on $500 billion in cash that they are not investing because their customers – regular Ontarians – are all broke. Shift some of that money from the top down and you’ll see a dramatic improvement in economic growth.” - Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President.

November 14, 2013

NUPGE delegates overwhelmingly supported continuing the campaign on tax fairness at its 2013 Convention. Read more on the action plan.