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September 13, 2012 - 2:34pm •
HALIFAX, NS - The Union of National Defence Employees (UNDE), Component of the Public Service Alliance which represents approximately 20,000 public and private sector workers at Department of National Defence establishments across Canada, is hosting a press conference in Halifax on Friday, September 14th, at 2:30 p.m. 
September 11, 2012 - 5:06am •
ST. JOHN’S, NL – After four days of unsuccessful talks facilitated by a federal mediator, workers at St. John’s International Airport are backing up their 100% strike mandate.  PSAC, the bargaining agent for (UCTE) Local 90916, served the St. John’s International Airport Authority the required 72 hours notice to strike on Friday. Picket lines went up at the airport 5:00am this morning.
September 7, 2012 - 6:12pm •
ST. JOHN’S, NL – After a frustrating day of talks facilitated by a federal mediator, the bargaining agent for the Union of Canadian Transportation Employees (UCTE) Local 90916 served the St. John’s International Airport Authority 72 hours notice of strike action at 5:26pm Friday.  Members are prepared to set up picket lines at 5:00am, Tuesday, September 11. 
September 7, 2012 - 11:03am •
ST. JOHN’S, NL - Members of the Public Service Alliance of Canada’s Union of Canadian Transportation Employees (UCTE) Local 90916 who work at the St. John’s International Airport delivered a 100% mandate in favour of strike action at a meeting Thursday evening.
July 23, 2012 - 7:24am •
OROMOCTO, NB - The Union of National Defence Employees (UNDE) has been committed since April to making every effort to fight back against cuts to jobs and services announced in the federal budget. UNDE asked Locals to mobilize to challenge any cuts to core services. Today the UNDE local in at CFB Gagetown answered that call. 
July 20, 2012 - 4:51pm •
OROMOCTO, NB - The Union of National Defence Employees (UNDE), which represents approximately 20,000 public and private sector workers at Department of National Defence establishments across Canada, is hosting a press conference in Oromocto. The event is an opportunity for the public to learn about significant cuts to civilian defence workers at CFB Gagetown and the impact on the community of Oromocto.
July 17, 2012 - 10:30pm •
ST. ANDREWS, NB  - Leaders of the largest federal public sector unions are in St. Andrews, New Brunswick today to join a groundswell of opposition to federal cuts at the Department of Fisheries and Oceans’ St. Andrews Biological Station.  The Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada’s (PIPSC) National President Gary Corbett, the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) National Vice-President Chris Aylward, and the Union of Environment Workers (UEW) National President Todd Panas joined politicians and experts in marine science at a town hall event at the Fundy Discovery Aquarium Wednesday evening. 
July 16, 2012 - 11:17pm •
ST. ANDREWS, NB - Save Ocean Science (SOS), a recently formed group of non-partisan citizens in St Andrews and surrounding areas, is hosting a panel discussion in St Andrews.  The event is an opportunity for the public to learn about the impact of the significant cuts to Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) Science. It is also an opportunity for the public to show support for the work being carried out at the St Andrews Biological Station (SABS) and other DFO research facilities. 
June 12, 2012 - 10:43am •
CHARLOTTTETOWN, PEI– A working group made up of the City of Charlottetown, the Public Service Alliance of Canada, the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada and the Government of Prince Edward Island has released a report they commissioned into the scope and impact of potential federal job cuts on Prince Edward Island.The study, completed by McInnes Cooper, was launched in February 2012, at a time of widespread speculation about the volume of federal cuts. The key findings of the report are as follows:
April 27, 2012 - 1:56pm •
ST. JOHN’S, NL - Almost sixty Post Doctoral Fellows who work at MemorialUniversitywill form a separate bargaining unit of Lecturers’ Union of MUN (LUMUN), a Directly Chartered Local of the Public Service Alliance of Canada.  Yesterday, the Newfoundlandand Labrador Labour Relations Board counted ballots from a certification vote.

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