NUPGE reaffirms its commitment to be part of the movement for climate action, environmental justice, and environmental sustainability.
“On this day, not only do we remember the lives lost to gender-based violence (GBV) and those who continue to be affected,” said Larry Brown, NUPGE President, “but we also renew our commitment to take action to eliminate GBV and misogyny.”
"We stand in solidarity with Ontario teachers and education workers today and every day. They deserve to be shown respect at the bargaining table." — Larry Brown, NUPGE President
The struggle to achieve environmental sustainability must be inextricably linked to efforts to oppose inequality in all its forms.
"Unions must play a role in advocating for the rights of people with disabilities. The National Union will continue to call out barriers in the workplace and in society because accessibility is everyone's responsibility." ― Larry Brown, NUPGE President
This group of backgrounders highlights some of the interconnected elements of environmental degradation and climate change, the effects of which we are already seeing in Canada and around the world.
“Once again this premier is announcing critical decisions that impact Albertans while he is out of the public limelight.” ― Mike Parker, HSAA President
The National Union is releasing a series of backgrounders on environmental challenges facing Canadians.
The theme of this year's World AIDS Day is "Communities Make the Difference."
This video provides facts and arguments to help us push back against the agenda of cost-cutting that is hurting public services and hurting the province.
We need an urgent summit of law enforcement, addictions and social services, public and private retailers, unions, and the provincial government. — Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
Increased privatization will inevitably lead to two-tier health care, where the wealthy are able to pay for the care they need and the rest of us have to wait and worry.
“The security and prosperity of Canada, and a sustainable future for generations to come, depend on it.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President
“We stood with the students because it was the right thing to do" — OPSEU President Warren (Smokey) Thomas
Violence and harassment, including that in the workplace, disproportionately affect marginalized women and gender-diverse and Two Spirit people.
The unsafe conditions workers are fighting to end affect more than just CN employees. When an accident occurs it can endanger communities near the accident site.
“What I didn‘t hear today is a guarantee from this government that public services will be protected and prioritized.” ― Michelle Gawronsky, MGEU President
“Transgender and gender-expansive people are valued members of our communities. They deserve to be treated with dignity and respect and enjoy full equality of rights and freedom from discrimination, harassment, and violence.” ― Larry Brown, NUPGE President
“We are witnessing dramatic changes in the composition of our membership and broader societal shifts in population. We need to be proactive about making unions and workplaces inclusive spaces for all workers.” ― Larry Brown, NUPGE President
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