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Retirees / NUARC

(National Union Action on Retiree Concerns)

February 11, 2013

NUPGE urges the Conservative government to establish a Fairness Test to assess the distributional impact of key tax and spending policies in budgets and determine whether they will reduce income inequality or make the problem worse.

February 4, 2013

The National Union is encouraging all Canadians, especially those living in a Conservative riding to contact their MP to urge them to support this desperately needed housing strategy.  UPDATED

December 20, 2012

The rich and the rest of us: A northern forum on jobs, inequality, and the future of Ontario – January 8, 2013.

Sudbury (21 Dec. 2012) - Inequality is on the rise in Ontario. Wages are falling; profits are soaring. The poor are getting poorer, the middle class is shrinking and the top one per cent is getting a lot richer. The public services we all depend on are being slashed to pay for tax cuts for the richest corporations in the country.

December 5, 2012

"People know that when economic injustice and inequality exist, our families and our communities suffer. Economic well being is a human right that must be protected." - James Clancy, NUPGE National President.

October 14, 2012

“If we band together and act as one, we can change Walmart.”

October 9, 2012

"Walmart workers need to know that they are not alone in their fight for labour rights. At NUPGE, we know that labour rights are human rights." - James Clancy, NUPGE National President.

August 29, 2012

"It is not the inexorable march of global economics alone, but rather choices – choices in public budgets, and in economic and social policy – that have failed to rein in the increasing income inequality distributed by the private market and aided in propelling us down this path."

August 24, 2012

Program will not benefit majority of Canadians preparing for retirement.

August 21, 2012

“When workers, through their unions, are able to bargain freely for decent wages, benefits and pensions, there are benefits for the middle class and for society as a whole." - Ken Georgetti, CLC President.

June 11, 2012

Stand up for democracy by joining the June 13 protest agains tthe Conservative's budget bill.