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
October 18, 2016 - 10:56am •
Greetings, Sister Jeannie Baldwin is on leave until December 2016.  During her absence, Sister Colleen Hodder, the Alternate Regional Executive Vice-President for the Atlantic will be the acting REVP. Sister Hodder’s contact information is: Email: HodderC@psac-afpc.com Telephone (office): (902)445-0927 Please join me in welcoming Sister Hodder to her new duties, and wishing Sister Baldwin well during her period of leave. Robyn Benson National President, PSAC
October 14, 2016 - 8:16am •
UPDATE: Agenda and Application form are available below.   Greetings:   The Atlantic Region will be hosting a conference for DCLs on November 26 and 27 at the Days Inn & Suites (formerly known as the Holiday Inn) in Moncton, NB.     The PSAC will cover the costs for one (1) delegate per local.  Additional participants can attend based on space available, however, costs for additional participants will be the responsibility of the local.   
September 14, 2016 - 2:21pm •
PSAC invites young workers from the four Atlantic Provinces to apply to attend a Young Workers Symposium at the Terra Nova Hospitality Home and Cottages in Port Blandford, Newfoundland and Labrador, from 6pm, Friday, November 4 to 1pm, Sunday, November 6, 2016 Port Blandford, Newfoundland and Labrador.
September 1, 2016 - 9:12am •
Greetings, Sister Jeannie Baldwin is on leave until October 2016.  During her absence, Sister Colleen Hodder, the Alternate Regional Executive Vice-President for the Atlantic will be the acting REVP. Sister Hodder’s contact information is: Email: HodderC@psac-afpc.com Telephone (office): (902)445-0927 Please join me in welcoming Sister Hodder to her new duties, and wishing Sister Baldwin well during her period of leave. Robyn Benson National President, PSAC
May 13, 2016 - 8:13am •
PSAC and other federal public service unions are calling on all members to help send a message to the new Liberal government by participating in a national action on June 8th.   The new Liberal government promised respect for federal public service employees. It said it would do things differently than the former Conservative government. Yet, it has been more than six months since the Liberals were elected and there has been no meaningful progress at any of the federal bargaining tables.
April 29, 2016 - 9:32am •
We have been receiving a high volume of appeals for medical marijuana lately.  This is not covered by the PSHCP for the following reasons:
April 19, 2016 - 12:39pm •
A big thank you to PSAC members who lobbied their local MP to repeal sections of Bill C-4 (2013) that restrict collective bargaining rights and put the health and safety of our members at risk. We met with the following MPs: Prince Edward Island Sean Casey, Charlottetown Lawrence MacAulay, Cardigan Wayne Easter, Malpeque Robert Morrissey, Egmont

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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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