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PSAC member Miles States talking with sisters from NSGEU local 68 on day 5 of their strike. The 4 employees of the Elizabeth Fry Society are on strike for fairness. They have not received an economic increase for 6 years and work with some of the most vulnerable members of society. After 8 days on the line we are happy to report that the sisters now have a 1st collective agreement

OROMOCTO, NB - The Union of National Defence Employees (UNDE) has been committed since April to making every effort to fight back against cuts to jobs and services announced in the federal budget. UNDE asked Locals to mobilize to challenge any cuts to core services. Today the UNDE local in at CFB Gagetown answered that call. 

OROMOCTO, NB - The Union of National Defence Employees (UNDE), which represents approximately 20,000 public and private sector workers at Department of National Defence establishments across Canada, is hosting a press conference in Oromocto. The event is an opportunity for the public to learn about significant cuts to civilian defence workers at CFB Gagetown and the impact on the community of Oromocto.

ST. ANDREWS, NB  - Leaders of the largest federal public sector unions are in St. Andrews, New Brunswick today to join a groundswell of opposition to federal cuts at the Department of Fisheries and Oceans’ St. Andrews Biological Station.  The Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada’s (PIPSC) National President Gary Corbett, the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) National Vice-President Chris Aylward, and the Union of Environment Workers (UEW) National President Todd Panas joined politicians and experts in marine science at a town hall event at the Fundy Discovery Aquarium Wednesday evening. 

Approximatly 200 people protested against bill C-38 on Sunday, July 8 in Bathurst. Bill C-38 affects amongst many people, seasonal workers and contractual workers.

NDP MP Yvon Godin was at the protest alongside with PSAC members from UTE 60006, CEIU 60269 and 60254