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Updates

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.

May 26, 2015 - 2:58pm •
This two-day, skills-based course will prepare PSAC members in and around targeted ridings to play a hands-on role in the upcoming federal election.  Participants will explore the impact of Conservative Government policies and actions, and learn how to have political conversations on the door-step and over the phone.  Participants will also have the opportunity to put the skills they learn into practice.   See attached poster for additional details.
May 4, 2015 - 10:50pm •
April 18th,2015, Summerside UTE Local 90006 Local members took part in a national day of action in support of a fair contract. They asked their members to show support to their bargaining team by wearing bright yellow Tshirts and plant gated  650+ handouts asking members to support the bargaining team. The handout also included a letter from PSAC President Robyn Benson "We Will Protect Our Sick Leave".
May 2, 2015 - 12:06am •
UVAE Local 90001 members show support for their Bargaining Team.
April 30, 2015 - 9:45pm •
PEI’s fourteenth Annual Provincial Day of Mourning for workers killed an injured on the job was held April 28th at Memorial Hall, Confederation Centre.  A piper led the group to the memorial monument where wreaths were laid in remembrance.    The PEI Area Council, UVAE, and UTE Locals were among the many present.
March 27, 2015 - 4:29pm •
All Treasury Board members are invited to join us for a Town Hall Meeting.   Gail Lem, Program and Administrative Services lead Negotiator, will be in attendance to provide an update on the status of Treasury Board Negotiations. Thursday, April 16th, at 5:30 p.m. Quality Inn on the Hill (Holland Grove Room) 150 Euston Street, Charlottetown See attached poster.
March 13, 2015 - 6:02pm •
We are proud to have a poster and backgrounder (see below) for March 21st, International day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.  If you would like to get a copy of the poster and backgrounder, please contact your regional office.
March 6, 2015 - 8:54pm •
Need a bit more time to fill out your 2015 PSAC Atlantic School application? We’re extending the deadline to Friday, April 3, 2015. And remember! If you haven’t taken the Talking Union Basics course, but have some equivalent community or union experience, you are eligible to apply. Built around the theme Building our Union. Building our Power, the school will take place from May 27-31, 2015, in Antigonish, Nova Scotia. All costs related to attending are covered.
February 19, 2015 - 11:06pm •
Update:the recording of the telephone town hall is now available below  *** PSAC Atlantic will be hosting a telephone town hall on the current round of negotiations with Treasury Board.  A representative of the bargaining team and I will be on the call. When: Monday, March 2nd, 6:30 p.m. ATL, 7:00 p.m. NL (English)
February 18, 2015 - 11:24pm •
A version of the Fighting for our Lives: Bill C-4 and Health & Safety course is now available online until May 4, 2015.  Please see the attached memo regarding course details. Members can access the course via the following link:  http://psacunion.ca/online-learning  
January 21, 2015 - 12:32pm •
An information picket was held at St. Thomas University by PSAC/STUSAU members on Monday, January 19th.  PSAC members at St. Thomas University have been in negotiations for over 4 years with their employer, have recently voted to take strike action and are now awaiting news as to whether or not the employer will go back to the table. 

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