Regional Executive Vice President

Jeannie Baldwin was re-elected REVP in 2014 at the PSAC Triennial Atlantic Regional Convention.
 
As the REVP, Jeannie is responsible for the following activities in her region:
• organizing and recertification
• education
• political and social action
• women's and equity programs
• Area Councils
• Directly Chartered Locals and separate employers
• Federations of Labour and related committees
• District Labour Councils.
 
At the National level, Jeannie is responsible for the following:
• Human Rights (including women’s rights and women’s programs)
• Bargaining team for Canada Post and the EB group (Education and Library Science)
• Representative on the Public Service Dental Board
• Representative on the Canadian Labour Congress Executive Council
 
She was first elected as REVP in a mail ballot election in 2004, following the resignation of the former REVP. Just before her election, she held the positions of Vice-President and Steward in Local 80215 and had been working as the Union's Regional Field Coordinator for the Joint Learning Program (JLP). Previously, she had worked with Human Resources Development Canada for 26 years.
 
Jeannie became active in the Union in the 1980s and began her leadership role as a result of the PSAC's 1991 national strike. She graduated from the Labour College of Canada in 1993. From 1993 to 1998, she held the position of National Vice-President (Newfoundland and Labrador) in the Canada Employment and Immigration Union (CEIU). From 1995 to 1998, she was the Women's General Vice-President on the Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour Executive. She has also served a two-year term as Chair of the Board of `Directors of the South Shore Transition House in Bridgewater, Nova Scotia.  In 2013, she received the Sister of the Year award by the Nova Scotia Federation of Labour
April 22, 2017 - 2:22pm •
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 22, 2017 PSAC Members Rally in Front of Local MP’s Office Asking to Fix Phoenix Pay System CHARLOTTETOWN, PE –PSAC members who were meeting in Charlottetown, PE held an impromptu demo in front of the office of the local Member of Parliament (MP), Sean Casey, to demonstrate their frustration in regards to the broken phoenix pay system.
April 21, 2017 - 3:16pm •
April 22nd marks Earth Day. We all have a role to play to respect and honour Mother Earth.  We owe it to the Earth we live on, to ourselves and to the next generations. The smallest action can have the greatest impact. Put in practice the three R’s: Reduce, re-use and recycle, plant a tree, minimize paper consumption and ensure you turn off the lights when you leave a room.  Those are small gestures that we can do on a daily basis that will have a long lasting impact.
April 19, 2017 - 7:33am •
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 19, 2017 Agriculture Union local 90004 donates hundreds of pounds of beef to food banks CHARLOTTETOWN, PE –Agriculture union local 90004 in partnership with the Agriculture Union and the Public Service Alliance of Canada – Atlantic Region, purchased a 1200 lbs. heifer at the 66th Annual PEI Easter Beef Sale that was held on March 24, 2017.  MacPhee Meats offered their services for the meat cutting and packaging.  The beef was donated to the Charlottetown food bank and the Summerside Salvation Army.
April 12, 2017 - 8:50am •
April 28th marks the National Day of Mourning – a day where we take the time to remember workers who have been killed, injured or suffered illness due to workplace incidents.  
April 12, 2017 - 7:34am •
Metro Halifax will be publishing a special feature "Understand and Appreciating Unions" on April 24th.  This is a copy of our ad that will be published along with the article below.  
March 28, 2017 - 10:34am •
Congratulations to the newly elected representatives of the National Aboriginal Peoples' Network - Atlantic Region: Michelle MacKinnon and Joey Dunphy. In the middle, Jeannie Baldwin, Regional Executive Vice-President.
March 23, 2017 - 8:22am •
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 23, 2017 Federal budget falls short on reinvestments in public services and the workers who deliver them HALIFAX, NS – The Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) welcomes the modest investments in public services announced in this year’s budget, but we are disappointed that it did not go far enough to restore the services Canadians rely on and the respect public sector workers deserve.
March 20, 2017 - 5:41pm •
In 1966, the United Nations proclaimed March 21st as the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.   While there has been some progress with respect to racial justice, racism persists in Canadian society, there has also been some erosion of human rights over the past decade.   
March 20, 2017 - 11:17am •
FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION                                                                         March 20, 2017 Federal Budget Day and Budget Watch ST. JOHN’S, NL - In conjunction with the St. John’s and District Labour Council and the Newfoundland and Labrador Federation of Labour (NLFL), the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) will be holding a budget watch in St. John’s, NL. 
March 20, 2017 - 11:13am •
FOR IMMEDIATE DISTRIBUTION                                                                         March 20, 2017 Federal Budget Day and Budget Watch HALIFAX, NS - In conjunction with the Nova Scotia Federation of Labour (NSFL) and local community groups, PSAC-Atlantic’s Area Council will be holding a budget watch in Halifax, NS.  WHAT: After watching the budget presentation, representatives from PSAC-Atlantic and local community groups will be available to speak to the media.

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Regional Executive Vice President Contact

Jeannie Baldwin 
Regional Executive Vice-President 
baldwij@psac-afpc.com
287 Lacewood Drive, Suite 301
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3M 3Y7
(w) (902) 445-0927
(c) (902) 275-7945

Katie Murphy-Langille
Executive Assistant
langilk@psac-afpc.com
(902) 445-0925

Sébastien Bezeau
Political Communications Officer
bezeaus@psac-afpc.com
(w) (902) 445-9392
(c) (902) 266-8589

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