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Find out what members in the Atlantic are up to and what matters to us.  Come here for the latest news on demos and organizing drives, for bargaining updates and picket line dispatches, for calls and action cries of victory.

Moncton Pride Parade

August 27, 2014 •

Some PSAC members from AGR, GSU and UNE along with the PSAC Atantic REVP and the newly elected GLBT director on the Atlantic council participated in the Moncton Pride Parade on August 23, 2014.

PSAC Education Program NB Region - Fall 2014

August 26, 2014 •

The PSAC Education Program NB region for Fall 2014 is available. See attached poster for more information.

Day of Action - August 19, 2014

August 19, 2014 •

As you know, the next federal election will be held on October 19, 2015. On the 19th of every month, we are asking our members to be creative in highlighting the number 19 such as: standing outside your workplace for 19 minutes, wearing a piece of clothing with the number 19 or coming up with the 19 best ways of getting rid of the Harper Conservative government.

-Our Sisters and Brothers of CEIU local 80226 from Sydney (NS) held a demo outside their workplace for 19 minutes during their lunch hour.

Take a Stand for Public Medicare

August 15, 2014 •

The PEI Health Coalition invites PSAC members to join them in a March & Rally, Friday August 29th at 12 p.m. The march will start from Trinity United Church and continue to the Convention Centre. For more information, please see attached poster.

PSAC Education Program - September-December 2014 (Nova Scotia)

August 12, 2014 •

The Nova Scotia PSAC Education Program is ready. Check out the courses that are being offered for the period of September to December 2014.

2014 New Brunswick Labour Day Activities - Together Fairness Works

July 31, 2014 •
This year, many District Labour Councils in the New Brunswick region are organizing different activities for Labour Day.
Please see details from the CLC - Atlantic region for Restigouche, Bathurst, Moncton, Saint John, Fredericton and Miramichi.
See poster attached for more information.  All PSAC members and their families are invited to participate. 
 
  

Parks bargaining team prepares for negotiations in Ottawa

July 28, 2014 •

Members of PSAC’s Parks bargaining team met in Ottawa from July 22-24 to discuss key issues and finalize the package of demands in preparation for negotiations with the employer.

PEI Pride Parade

July 28, 2014 •

All PSAC members are invited to join the PEI Federation of Labour on August 2nd to walk in the Pride parade. We will meet at 12:00 noon in the parking lot of the Sullivan building near Victoria Park in Charlottetown - look for the PSAC flag.
See attached poster for additional information.

Moratorium on Fracking: Statement of Solidarity

July 24, 2014 •

K’JIPUKTUK (Halifax) -- The panel reviewing hydraulic fracturing in Nova Scotia has completed seven community information sessions to date across the province. During this review, the Nova Scotia Native Women’s Association and the Native Council of Nova Scotia have announced official opposition to fracking.  Dr. Wheeler has been clear that much is still unknown about the risks and benefits to Nova Scotians.  Given that:

 

Day of Action (19th of every month)

July 18, 2014 •

As you know, the next federal election will be held on October 19, 2015. On the 19th of every month, we are asking our members to be creative in highlighting the number 19 such as: standing outside your workplace for 19 minutes, wearing a piece of clothing with the number 19 or coming up with the 19 best ways of getting rid of the Harper Conservative government.

All events will be held, rain or shine!

2014

Tuesday May 20: Pictures of the event

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