"In Canada, we have the privilege of being able to dissent without the devastating consequences Filipinos face everyday: intimidation, violence, and even death. We have the responsibility to draw attention to this situation and work in solidarity with our global allies to stop this abuse." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President
“Whether it’s at the bargaining table, in the workplace, or on the doorsteps of the Conservative MPPs trying to slash our services, we’ll always stand shoulder-to-shoulder with our newest members at Legal Aid Ontario.” — Eduardo (Eddy) Almeida, OPSEU First Vice-President/Treasurer
Congratulations to Whitney Kujansuu and Tanya Turner on their wins in the NUPGE Swag Photo Contest!
The Day of Action is part of an intensive 8-day lobbying campaign to restore fairness to B.C.'s labour laws.
"Premier Ford has chosen to launch a partisan attack by introducing his Making Ontario Open for Business Act. Dismantling the previous government’s legislation means 'open for business' is really just code for shutting down workers’ rights and attacking unions." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President
The award came after five days of mediation-arbitration which took place last week and concludes a process that began in October, 2016.
Attempt by Republicans to make Missouri a right to work state was defeated by a two to one margin. Even many Republican voters weren’t prepared to support restricting workers’ rights.
As a reward for stepping up to this challenge, NUPGE will be increasing the prize value to $1,500!
“We continue to grow as a union in this sector and it’s because workers are recognizing the strength we have across the province representing child and family services workers.” — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President