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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.

February 4, 2016 - 2:12pm •
The PSAC Health & Safety Conferenc e is scheduled to be held on April 22-24, 2016 at the Westin Nova Scotian Hotel, Halifax, NS.  Attached is the call out letter and the application form.  Please refer to those documents for more information on the conference.  Note that the deadline to submit your application is March 11, 2016.
January 20, 2016 - 3:42pm •
The education program for the period of January to June 2016 for New Brunswick is available.  See poster attached for more information.
January 14, 2016 - 11:09am •
PSAC’s Atlantic Region is in the process of developing a plan that will shape our Education Program for the next three years, and we would love your help.  We are conducting a short online survey open to all PSAC members, whether or not you have taken a PSAC training course.  The survey takes only 10 minutes and will help ensure that our members receive the courses they require in the format that best fits their needs.  Anyone who takes the survey will be entered into a draw to win a Fitbit watch.  The survey closes on February 5th. 
January 5, 2016 - 1:54pm •
The PSAC 2016 Nova Scotia Education schedule is ready for the period of January to June  2016.  See poster attached for more information on the courses offered by the PSAC and how to register.
December 8, 2015 - 1:58pm •
The PSAC Area Council1 & the Halifax Human Rights committee were please to host Francisco Ramirez Cuellar (right).  Br Cuellar is a labour lawyer from Columbia who has survived 8 assassination attempts in his defense of trade union and human rights in Columbia.  Francisco and his interpreter Sarah Wilbur (left) spoke at a meeting of trade unionists at the Cal Best Boardroom in Halifax recently urging all present to assist in their efforts to boycott Drummond coal, suppliers to both Nova Scotia Power as well as New Brunswick Power.
December 8, 2015 - 11:32am •
Br Danny Cavanaugh, newly elected president of the Nova Scotia Federation of Labour met with the NS Area Counci1 shortly after his election to outline his vision for the Federation and how he sees PSAC's continued involvement.  The PSAC had 14 delegates to the recent NSFL convention held in Dartmouth in October.
December 2, 2015 - 11:09am •
Please join us on Saturday, December 12, 2015, in Halifax, for a one-day seminar geared towards building the skills you need to effectively represent your members.  See poster attached for more information on this training and how to register.
November 19, 2015 - 2:11pm •
The PSAC NS Area Council1, Halifax Human Rights Committee, Halifax Regional Women’s Committee and PSAC Atlantic are delighted to present  Francisco Ramirez to talk about his work as a Labour Union Lawyer and the impacts that multinationals are having on the worker’s movement.  Refer to poster attached for more information.
PSAC members attend PEIFL Convention
October 26, 2015 - 11:17am •
PSAC members had a great presence at the Annual Federation of Labour Convention held in Summerside, October 23-24, 2015.   Twenty two members representing Locals UTE 90006; UTE 90002; UVAE 90001; NAT 90040; and CEIU 90152 presented and spoke to 10 resolutions which were passed. Federation of Labour Representatives from PSAC: Jody LaPierre, PSAC Rep; Debi Buell, Secretary; Valerie Quinn, Trustee
October 1, 2015 - 11:10am •
We have revised the Education Schedule for Nova Scotia.  Please find it attached and share it widely!

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