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Updates

July 23, 2018 - 10:04am •
Congratulations to PSAC members employed by the Halifax Transition House Association – Bryony House (PSAC-DCL Local 80022) who have ratified their new collective agreement! The new agreement will expire in March 2019 and contained economic increases for 2017, 2018 and 2019. They also negotiated other improvements in regard to staff training and development, paid holidays, hours of work and two days bereavement leave for relief workers who become bereaved while on a shift. Once again, congratulations to the bargaining team and the membership!
July 12, 2018 - 2:11pm •
On June 20th, Members of The PSAC Greater Moncton Human Rights committee in partnership with the Moncton River of Pride and MAGMA (Multicultural Association of the Greater Moncton Area) hosted a presentation with Sandra Moran, the first self-proclaimed feminist and openly gay member of Congress to be elected in Guatemala.  While traveling with the Maritimes-Guatemala Breaking the Silence tour, Sandra shared her in-depth knowledge and political analysis of the current Guatemalan context with people from Moncton.
July 12, 2018 - 8:53am •
Yesterday, young workers in PEI came together and formed a Young Workers Committee.  What an excellent turnout!  Congratulations to the members of the executive: Co-chairs: Joel McKinnon and Hannah Klein Treasurer:  Carson Younker Secretary: Sophie Quinn Communications Director: Jessica Chaisson
July 11, 2018 - 9:05am •
On behalf of the PSAC Social Justice Fund Anti Poverty initiative, we were proud to present a cheque in the amount of $2,500 to the NB Common Front for Social Justice. In the photo: Colleen Coffey, REVP and Jean-Claude Basque, Provincial Coordinator.
July 9, 2018 - 11:11am •
The St. John's Regional Women's Committee collected items for the St. John's Status of Women Council/Women's Centre clothing boutique and personal care pantry.
July 9, 2018 - 7:46am •
Members of UVEA 90001 in Charlottetown are no strangers to collecting food for the local food bank. They did so during National Public Service Week.
June 29, 2018 - 8:11am •
Our PSAC office is now open at its new location: 119 Kent Street, Suite 510 in Charlottetown.   We will be celebrating with an Open House that will be taking place on Tuesday, September 4 from 5-7 pm. Our National President, Chris Aylward, will also be attending.   In the meantime, feel free to drop by! While we are still unpacking, our dedicated staff, Geneviève and Alex, will be more than happy to give you a brief tour of the office. They always welcome the opportunity to meet with members. The office is open Monday to Friday from 8:30 am to 4:30 pm.
June 21, 2018 - 9:53am •
Over 230 PSAC members responded to our Member Survey on Education.  The information gathered will help shape our Education Program for the next three years and ensure that you receive the courses you require in the format that best fits your needs. Wayne Kelley from UNDE 80403 is the winner.  He will receive Union Gift Pack full of locally made goods and essentials for being a union activist. The prize is worth $200.  Congratulations Wayne! And thanks to everyone for your important feedback!
June 14, 2018 - 8:23am •
We hope to see many PSAC members at various pride parades in the Atlantic Region this summer. See below a list of dates for the parades. Feel free to contact our director for LGBTQ2+ members, Wayne Kelley, to advise of your participation or for any other query. Nova Scotia Amherst - June 16 Truro - July 14 Halifax - July 21 Sydney - August 4 Yarmouth - September 15 Newfoundland and Labrador St. John's - July 15
June 13, 2018 - 8:20am •
Organized during National Public Service Week 2018 to put a face on public service workers that deliver quality public services to Canadians.      

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