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St. Lawrence College loses its last librarian

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“It’s great that St. Lawrence students will get improved libraries, but it makes no sense that the college is robbing them of the expert guidance they need in order to get the most out of them.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: https://nupge.ca/content/st-lawrence-college-loses-its-last-librarian

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Supreme Court expands protection limits of workplace discrimination legislation

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“This historic Supreme Court ruling expands protection to workers against harassment and discrimination to include virtually all who are on the worksite. This ruling recognizes the new reality of modern workplaces and recognizes that harassment can come from different sources rather than only direct superiors.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President Visit NUPGE’s website for more […]

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Maison Fraternité finds a home in OPSEU

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“They’ve chosen OPSEU/NUPGE because it’s the union best equipped to defend and advance the interests of mental health workers who, in turn, give their all to equip vulnerable individuals with the means to participate fully in the community.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found […]

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Part-time college support staff ballots to be counted – 18 months after union representation vote

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“I am confident that, when those ballots are counted, we will find that part-time college support staff have entrusted our union with the responsibility of improving their lives at work.” — Warren (Smokey) Thomas, OPSEU President Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: https://nupge.ca/content/part-time-college-support-staff-ballots-be-counted-%E2%80%93-18-months-after-union-representation

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World’s richest 0.1% increased their wealth by as much as the poorest 50%

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“The growing body of credible evidence about income inequality is indisputable. But  there is also a growing consensus among economists that inequality is not inevitable. It can be stopped if countries legislate progressive income taxers, and by aggressively investigating and stopping tax cheaters and tax avoiders.” — Larry Brown, NUPGE President. Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post […]

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Poll shows Canadians want action on tax havens

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“There are some simple changes that can close the door to corporations using tax havens to avoid paying their fair share.” — Dennis Howlett, Executive Director, Canadians for Tax Fairness Visit NUPGE’s website for more information Original Post can be found at: https://nupge.ca/content/poll-shows-canadians-want-action-tax-havens