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Sick leave in the public sector: a reality check

April 16, 2014 •

The Conservative government wants to strip away sick leave rights and is thinking of contracting out the management of the sick leave system. We say that unless this government wants to talk about improving what we already have, we aren’t interested.

Closed Veterans Affairs offices tiny part of budget (Chronicle Herald)

April 15, 2014 •

Eight regional offices that were closed by Veterans Affairs cost just one-seventh of one per cent of the department’s budget.  

The combined operating budget for the eight offices across the country was $5.3 million in 2012-13, according to information tabled in the House of Commons.  

The department spent $3.5billion in that fiscal year. On top of that, $173 million of funds authorized by Parliament went unspent.

Harper government has little concern for veterans

April 14, 2014 •

Harper government has little concern for veterans 

Letter to Premier Alward regarding the closure of the Morgentaler Clinic

April 14, 2014 •

Premier David Alward

Office of the Premier

Centennial Building

670 King Street

Fredericton, NB E3B 1G1


April 11, 2014


Premier Alward,

I’m writing to you on behalf of 6000 PSAC members in New Brunswick. We are deeply concerned with the announced closure of the Morgentaler Clinic to take effect in July. 

We are asking the government of New Brunswick to repeal Regulation 84/20, Schedule 2(a.1) which states that an abortion will only be covered by Medicare if:

CIU/PSAC taking action in response to CBSA communication on arming

April 11, 2014 •

Policy grievances to be filed, legal counsel being consulted.

Treasury Board bargaining: the process at a glance

April 11, 2014 •

Contract expiry dates:

  • EB, FB and PA: June 20, 2014
  • SV: Aug.

PSAC members fight to protect Canada’s parks and water ways

April 10, 2014 •

The need to protect Canada’s national parks and heritage institutions was top of mind over the weekend, as PSAC members working for Parks Canada gathered in Ottawa. The need to protect Canada’s national parks and heritage institutions was top of mind over the weekend, as PSAC members working for Parks Canada gathered in Ottawa.

Take a Stand for MediCare

April 9, 2014 •

The federal Conservatives want to cut $715 million from health care funding for New Brunswick over the next ten years. The federal-provincial Health Accord expires March 31, 2014. Since 2011, Ottawa has refused to meet with the Premiers to sign a new Accord. Instead, the federal Conservative government plans to cut $36 billion from public health care.

Draft Agenda - 6th Triennial PSAC Atlantic Regional Convention

April 8, 2014 •


6th Triennial PSAC Atlantic Regional Convention

We Are All Affected. Stronger Together!

June 19-22, 2014

Trade & Convention Centre, Saint John, NB


Thursday, June 19, 2014

2:30 – 4:00 pm        Atlantic Council Meeting

Membership Meetings on Collective Bargaining with Treasury Board

April 8, 2014 •

You are invited to attend a membership meeting which will provide an update on our strategy for the next round of bargaining with Treasury Board.  



April 16th - Charlottetown - Murphy's Community Centre

Room 303 for the noon meeting and Room 207 for the 4:30 and 7:00 p.m. meetings.

Time: Noon / 4:30 p.m. / 7 p.m.

Component President: Yvan Thauvette, UVAE

Bargaining Team Member: Kelly Bush

Union rep.: Mary MacNeil

**Light meal will be provided**



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Contact Information

Moncton Regional Office
9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
30 Englehart Street, Unit G
Dieppe, NB E1A 8H3
Telephone: (506) 857-4220
Toll free: 1-800-788-8555
Fax: (506) 857-9792

Anna Goguen
Regional Representative
goguena [at] psac [dot] com

Monique LaPlante
Regional Representative
laplanm [at] psac [dot] com

Diane Gallant
Administrative Assistant
galland [at] psac [dot] com

Rochelle Blanchard
blanchr [at] psac [dot] com

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