Led by Adrienne Smith, a transgender human rights activist and drug-policy lawyer, the day-long workshop will explore the union’s role in ending discrimination against transgender, non-binary, and gender non-conforming folx.
As a community, and especially as a labour union, we need to be aware of the discriminatory behaviour and bullying around us. We need to be the ones who stand up. We need to be the ones who support others who are suffering — physically, emotionally and economically.
"The National Union pledges our continued support and commitment to the struggle for full equality and respect for transgender people. Workers need to feel safe no matter their gender identity or expression." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President
PEIUPSE/NUPGE members to celebrate at 2017 Pride.
National Union urges all Canadians to join in struggle to end violence and discrimination against transgender people.
"This bill will provide long-needed protection from harassment, discrimination and violence. This bill has the ability to make the lives of many, many people safer. We must do everything we can to support it." - James Clancy, NUPGE National President.