National Union of Public and General Employees
The National Union of Public and General Employees (NUPGE) is a Canadian trade union. Taken in total it is the second largest union in Canada. Most of its 370,000 members work in the provincial public service sector. There is also a large and growing number of members who work for private businesses.
Its mission is to monitor provincial and federal labour laws and developments as well as analyse restructuring of social programs and public services. The National Union reports on and contributes to legislation affecting the Canadian workplace. It gives its members a national presence through participation in the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) and internationally through Public Services International (PSI)..