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Solidarity and the fight for equality

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“On this International Day for the Elimination of Racism and Discrimination, we pledge to stand by our committments to the Syrian people who have traveled so far and long to get here, as well as to those in our communities who struggle for equality every day.” — James Clancy, NUPGE National President Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original […]

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BCGEU calls on Provincial Court judges to help address deputy sheriff shortage

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The current practice of forcing sheriffs to work overtime is not working and is unsustainable. The shortage is compromising courthouse security, delaying important proceedings, and is threatening the integrity of our justice system. Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/12866/bcgeu-calls-provincial-court-judges-help-address-deputy-sheriff-shortage

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Manitoba labour leaders featured in Globe and Mail story on Bill 8

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As the first law of its kind in Canada, Bill 8 establishes protection in the form of guaranteed paid job leave for victims of domestic violence who are dealing with the effects of abuse and need to take time off from work. Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/12864/manitoba-labour-leaders-featured-globe-and-mail-story-bill-8

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President's Commentary: Sweetheart deal for wealthy tax avoiders

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By giving KPMG customers an amnesty, the CRA is saying that those guilty of the worst offences will get off lightly, while those guilty of less severe offences will face serious penalties. For the overwhelming majority of Canadians, that is deeply offensive. Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: http://nupge.ca/content/12850/presidents-commentary-sweetheart-deal-wealthy-tax-avoiders