On June 4, NUPGE is joining with faith groups, trade unions, associations, businesses, First Nations, environment groups, human rights groups, pro democracy groups and seniors, across the country, to say: Silence is Not an Option.
Retirees / NUARC
(National Union Action on Retiree Concerns)
- See also Pensions and Retirement Security
According to the Parliamentary Budget Officer, Kevin Page, Old Age Security is sustainable - despite what the Harper government is telling you.
The CPP remains the most stable pension fund in the country, funded on a sound basis and well managed by professional staff independent of government.
“Income inequality is the greatest social and economic challenge facing Canada today,” said James Clancy, NUPGE President.
On January 19, 2011, NSGEU president Joan Jessome sent the following letter to the editor of the Chronicle Herald in response to an article by Dan Leger. It has yet to be printed.
'Rarely in my memory has a government come forward with a policy as blatantly unfair.' - Warren (Smokey) Thomas.
Workers leaving sector in droves because of unstable work environment.
Satirical video called People for Corporate Tax Cuts makes the point that public employees and public programs must not lavish unnecessary billions on corporations.
Province already facing shortage of doctors, nurses and health care practitioners, says medical society.
'Could save taxpayers the cost of high management fees associated with the private sector insurance business and make pension coverage more effective and affordable.'