December 15, 2009 - 4:00am •
Members of the Halifax Human Rights Committee prepared more than 400 gift bags containing hats, mittens and socks to be donated to HRM's homeless shelter for men and to several transition homes. In addition, several hundred gift bags of toiletries will also be donated.
December 15, 2009 - 12:21am •
NAPC Training provided an opportunity for Aboriginal, Inuit, Innu and Métis members to learn how they can navigate the existing structures of the PSAC. The training provided members with a way of empowering themselves to effect change in their workplaces, communities and union.
December 3, 2009 - 12:09am •
On Saturday, November 28, 2009 thirteen PSAC Members met at the St. John's Regional Office and were enlightened on the intricacies of 'Navigating Workers' Compensation'.
December 3, 2009 - 12:06am •
On Saturday and Sunday, November 14 & 15, 2009 fifteen PSAC Members took part in an Introduction to Local Officers' Training at The Delta, St. John's.
October 21, 2009 - 4:44pm •
The Halifax Human Rights Committee was joined by Santa’s Little Helpers to support the campaign, Operation Christmas Child.”
October 21, 2009 - 4:00pm •
Restigouche Labour District Labour Day Parade
October 2, 2009 - 4:20pm •
The newly formed PSAC local 60550 local executive took advantage of the Graduate Student Association's orientation week to meet their new members and have them sign their PSAC application cards.This local is the latest addition to the PSAC in New Brunswick and represents Teaching Assistants (TA's) and Research Assistants (RA's) working on the UNB campuses in Fredericton and Saint John. They are currently in bargaining for their first collective agreement.The activity was a success. In only a few days they managed to get more than 140 cards signed.
July 15, 2009 - 11:30am •
The PSAC had a kiosk at the Marsh Festival in Sackville, NB on July 10th. Approximately 200 community members signed our petition and postcards to MP Dominic LeBlanc in support of keeping the Westmorland Institution Farm open. The PSAC was promoting locally grown plants, vegetables and meat from the Institution. Also in attendance was the Mayor of Dorchester and the media.
April 17, 2009 - 11:09am •
The position of Federal Labour Affairs Officer (Health and Safety Workplace Inspector) in Eastern Nova Scotia (Pictou, Guysborough and Antigonish) is being eliminated.• There are over 400 worksites in Eastern Nova Scotia.• Nova Scotia has three times the disabling injuries as Newfoundland; twice as many as New Brunswick; and 20 times as many as Prince Edward Island; yet one of the three positions (the other two are located in Halifax) is being eliminated.