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Bargaining isn't going well between the 53 members of PSAC Local 69081 and the Listuguj Mi'gmaq Government.

Members of the directly chartered local were holding an information picket March 31 outside the band office when the Listuguj Chief paid a visit to the line.

Chief Alison Metallic claimed to be unaware of the problems between negotiators for the band and the union. Chief Metallic also said the much-anticipated wage offer from management didn't exist.

UVAE 90001 members Jody Lapierre and Debi Buell participated in a fundraising event on March 30 at the Jean Canfield Building.  They were arrested and put in jail - for a good cause!  Money raised to "get out of jail" went to the Government of Canada Charitable Workplace Campaign.

«...There is no power like the power of the people, and the power of the people won't stop!....» was among the many slogans chanted by some PSAC members from all over N.B. who joined the crowd of approximately 2,500 people gathered in front of the NB Legislature in protest against the sale of NB Power on Saturday March 20th.

A Talking Union Basics (TUB) course was held March 6-7 at the PSAC Regional Office.

Members took time out to celebrate International Women's Day by viewing a segment on Women's History followed by a short quiz.  All were winners and enjoyed sharing the prize which was an IWD Cake.

Mary Doucette, UTE Local 90006 made an IWD display for the Summerside Tax Centre.

Approximately 40 members attended the Pension information session in Summerside. Jeannie Baldwin, REVP – Atlantic, gave a very spirited and informative talk on events leading up to our concerns over protecting Federal Public Sector pensions.  

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