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young workers

November 5, 2018

"We know that a majority of young workers (58%) believe that unions play an important, and very, important role in Canada. Only 6% believe unions have never played an important role and do more harm than good. That's good news!" — Larry Brown, NUPGE President

November 1, 2017

"Currently 16,000 members of my own union who are instructors, librarians and other professional staff in community colleges in the province of Ontario have been on strike for the past 3 weeks on this very issue. Over 60 per cent of the faculty are on short-term contracts, usually 4 months long. They are seeking creation of more permanent positions and equality of wages for contract staff." — Cliff Andstein, NUPGE delegate to PSI World Congress

July 5, 2017

Young workers today are facing many social and workplace issues. However, many have taken these challenges as an opportunity to create positive change, and to impact their communities for the better.

June 7, 2017

Members of NUPGE Components, we need your input. Take this quick survey to tell us what you think! Have the chance to win an iPad!

May 10, 2016

The CLC Rise Up! Human Rights Conference will explore ways to renew the labour movement, celebrate our diversity, and better understand the changing nature of work.

July 25, 2014

A recent survey showed that 49.7% of 797 adolescents surveyed had at least one workplace injury in the previous year.  

January 13, 2014

MGEU/NUPGE young members will be taking a wintery plunge for the Special Olympics. Donate today!