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Senator Percy Down met with CEIU and UVAE members recently. Senator down expressed concern on the effect job cuts will have on service to veterans and the large economic impact on workers, the community and the Province.

ST. JOHN’S, NL - Almost sixty Post Doctoral Fellows who work at MemorialUniversitywill form a separate bargaining unit of Lecturers’ Union of MUN (LUMUN), a Directly Chartered Local of the Public Service Alliance of Canada.  Yesterday, the Newfoundlandand Labrador Labour Relations Board counted ballots from a certification vote.

Newly Elected Executive - (left to right) Maggie Ryan - Co-Chair, Valerie Marsh - Secretary, Paula Whittle - Chair - Gloria George - Treasurer
Also present was Angela Decker - designate for REVP Sister Jeannie Baldwin

NEW BRUNSWICK– For the next month transit signs in three New Brunswick cities will highlight why Service Canada simply can’t handle any more cuts. Bus signs in Fredericton and Saint John, and transit shelter signs in Moncton will call on clients of Service Canada experiencing prolonged wait times to contact Service Canada’s Office of Client Satisfaction. Until recently the office’s toll-free number was withheld from clients.

HALIFAX, NS– At a series of ratification meetings held Thursday, April 12, Commissionaires who work at Halifax’s Stanfield International Airport voted to accept a tentative agreement reached between the Public Service Alliance of Canada and the employer, Commissionaires Nova Scotia.