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.
Listen for Scott Cloney, a Corrections Officer, and Shelley Wiggins, an Employment & Income Assistance Officer, on a Manitoba radio station near you.
"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.
NUPGE delegates overwhelmingly supported continuing the campaign on tax fairness at its 2013 Convention. Read more on the action plan.