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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.

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

Day of Action

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.

STUSAU rally

July 18, 2014 •
In celebration of its 4th anniversary of their certification, St. Thomas University Support and Administrative Union (STUSAU) organized a rally at STU where PSAC locals and unions from both St. Thomas University and UNB pledged their support of solidarity.   The United Campus Labour Council was out in full force.

Convention 2014 in pictures

July 17, 2014 •

PSAC Young Workers Symposium 2014

July 17, 2014 •

On May 23-25, 2014, twenty members age 30 and under from the four Atlantic Provinces came to Halifax to attend the PSAC Atlantic Young Workers Symposium.  This was the third event geared specifically to young workers to take place in the region since 2009, and the biggest yet.

Sick leave doesn’t cost government extra: PBO report

July 17, 2014 •

The Parliamentary Budget Officer released a new report today, concluding that it costs almost nothing extra to pay sick leave to federal civil servants. This is because most departments don't have policies in place to backfill for sick leave. 

New Atlantic Regional Council

July 15, 2014 •

2014 – 2017 Atlantic Regional Council

Regional Executive Vice-President

baldwij [at] psac-afpc [dot] com (Jeannie Baldwin)

Alt: Colleen Hodder

 

Provincial Director – NB

darbem [at] bellaliant [dot] net (Darlene Bembridge)

1st Alt: Raphaëlle Valay-Nadeau

2nd Alt: Dave Meade

 

Provincial Director – NB

mike [dot] leblanc [at] une-sen [dot] org (Mike LeBlanc)

1st Alt: André Beaulieu

The Dream Catcher Project

July 15, 2014 •

PSAC members and staff raised $11,760 during the Triennial Regional Convention for the Dream Catcher project in partnership with the Mi'kmaw Native Friendship Centre

Pride in the Atlantic

July 15, 2014 •

Hello everyone,

Please find below the schedule for pride events in the Atlantic Region.  I hope to see many PSAC members taking part in the various activities.  If you need assistance, feel free to contact my office or the Director for LGBT members, Wayne Kelley at wkelley [at] eastlink [dot] ca.

In pride and solidarity,

Jeannie Baldwin

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Pride in the Atlantic Region

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Updates: Bargaining with Treasury Board

July 15, 2014 •

You have a question or comment for the bargaining team?  Contact a bargaining team member from the Atlantic Region:

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