why unions matter

June 9, 2015

Three young Canadians are the latest winners of NUPGE’s $1,000 Why Unions Matter contest.

June 16, 2014

“I’d like to be able to find full-time work in journalism, but those jobs are hard to find,” says Why Unions Matter winner Matt Creed. “I know I’m not the only one in this grind—seems like everybody is going through the same thing right now.”

June 17, 2014

"Two is better than one, though one could be good too. Four or more just lessens the chore, and five pulls it all through,” sings Ben Cottrill, the winner of the Why Unions Matter contest for April 2014.

June 10, 2014

Missed the Unions Matter book launch? Catch the highlights now out on video. 

April 9, 2014

"Unions give us more. Something less tangible but more enduring. They give us an idea: the idea that our lives matter." — James Clancy, NUPGE National President.

March 26, 2014

Latest Why Unions Matter contest winner's entry is short, sweet, smart, and fun.

December 5, 2013

"Frank's message is one we can all hear more often," said Clancy. "We want to congratulate Frank for sharing his struggle with all of us, for standing strong and for showing us exactly why unions matter.' - James Clancy, NUPGE National President.