Text Size: AAA

Media Room

Halifax, NS – Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) Local 80375 which represents over 80 Commissionaires who work at Halifax Harbour Bridges and Halifax Regional Police has reached a tentative agreement with Commissionaires Nova Scotia, narrowly missing a strike/lockout deadline of May 31, 2019.

Halifax, NS – Collective bargaining has broken down between Commissionaires Nova Scotia and the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) Local 80375 the union representing over 80 Commissionaires at Halifax Harbour Bridges and Halifax Regional Police Headquarters. Time is running out as these workers approach their May 31 legal Strike/Lockout deadline, and they are taking their demands for a fair contract to the streets. 

As your Director for LGBTQ2+(Pride) members on the PSAC Atlantic Council, I will soon be joining many PSAC members within the Atlantic Provinces and across Canada, and people around the world in recognizing the International Day Against Homophobia, Biphobia and Transphobia. I would like to invite you to join me on this day in celebrating our diversity and bringing attention to the fact that LGBTQ2+ rights are human rights.

PSAC National President Chris Aylward and Vice-President Magali Picard are bringing their cross-country Leadership Tour to the Atlantic.  From June 2 -14, 2019, they will be making stops in 18 communities to visit workplaces, attend meetings, speak at events and to talk to members one-on-one.  Our four regional offices are busily working with members throughout the Atlantic to create opportunities for our national leaders to connect with as many members as possible.  The following events are open to all PSAC members.

Members of the recently formed GMYWC are now in full recruitment mode.  They held their first information booth at one of the Federal building in Moncton on May 8th to meet young PSAC members.  This committee is open to all PSAC members who are 35 or under and who work in the Greater Moncton area. 

If you would like to be added to their distribution list to see upcoming events, simply send an e-mail to the committee’s chair at:  gmywc.chair@gmail.com

 

 

Pages