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New Brunswick

May 4, 2018 - 2:37pm •
On behalf of the Atlantic Regional Council and the Council’s Education Committee, I’m thrilled to announce that we are now accepting applications for the much anticipated 2018 PSAC Atlantic School! The Atlantic School brings together union activists from the four Atlantic Provinces with a foundation in union education to advance their skills in the company of the region’s most activated members.  The school’s in-residence program is tailored to deliver advanced courses in both official languages, while immersing participants in union culture.   
May 2, 2018 - 12:10pm •
It is now official, the PSAC Young Workers Committee for Fredericton and Surroundings is now up and running!  They had their first meeting on April 17th, 2018 and the PSAC Atlantic REVP, Colleen Coffey chaired their first election. The elected officers are:
April 27, 2018 - 1:08pm •
PSAC’s Atlantic Region is in the process of developing a plan that will shape our Education Program for the next three years, and we would love your help.  We are conducting a short online survey open to all PSAC members, whether or not you have taken a PSAC training course.  The survey takes only 10 minutes and will help ensure that our members receive the courses you require in the format that best fits your needs.  Anyone who takes the survey will be entered into a draw to win a Union Gift Pack full of locally made goods and essentials for being a union activist.
April 27, 2018 - 7:53am •
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 27, 2018 STUSU Signs New Collective Agreement with Workers Union FREDERICTON, NB – The St. Thomas University Students’ Union (STUSU) recently reached a new collective agreement with the Workers Union of the St. Thomas University Students’ Union (WU STUSU) who are part of the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC). Both parties are extremely satisfied with the details of the new two-year agreement, which will expire on April 18, 2020.
April 24, 2018 - 12:15pm •
Sisters and Brothers,   On April 28, the National Day of Mourning, we remember all those who have been killed or injured on the job.  In addition, this year we are focusing on harassment and violence in the workplace. Many area councils have already made arrangements to lay a wreath at their community event on behalf of our union. I encourage you all to attend an event near you.  There are various events organized in New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador. (See event listing below.)
Great Moncton Human Rights
April 24, 2018 - 11:16am •
Members of the PSAC GMHR recently visited the facilities of the Cavalier Riding Club, a Therapeutic Horse Riding Club in the Moncton area for the kids and adults with a disability.  Following their visit, the committee presented a donation to the club that will provide for a less fortunate kid with disabilities the opportunity to benefit from 4 free lessons.    Benefits from this type of therapy has proven to be very valuable for people with all kinds of disabilities.
April 24, 2018 - 8:50am •
Sisters and Brothers, This year, we encourage our members to participate in the events being organized around NPSW. We want our members to be recognized for the important work that they do for Canadians. Activities during National Public Service week are one small form of recognition. Of course, we also want our members' work recognized with correct and on time pay; better benefits and safe and decent working conditions.
April 23, 2018 - 8:15am •
The City Hall Employees Association (CHEA) is comprised of more than 200 members. Their members work at the following:  Moncton City Hall, Botsford Fire Station, Operations Center, Resurgo Place, Moncton Coliseum, Magnetic Hill Zoo, RCMP Head Quarter and the 911 Dispatch Center in Dieppe.
April 20, 2018 - 1:43pm •
Members of PSAC local 60888 who are employed by the St. Thomas University Students’ Union in Fredericton, NB signed their new collective agreement on Wednesday. The main highlights of this agreement that expires on April 18, 2020 include:   -Significant wage increase whereas the ‘minimum wage’ will be set at $15/hour. -Language covering ownership rights; copyright, patents, intellectual property, etc. -Academic freedom recognized in strong language provisions.
April 19, 2018 - 5:03pm •
The PSAC education team is preparing to revise the Talking Union Basics (TUB) course.  This course is often the first point of entry into PSAC union education.  If you are a graduate of this course, we would ask that you complete the following survey, which should take about 15 minutes. The information gathered will provide guidance for the revision of TUB.  Here is the survey.

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Moncton Regional Office
8:30 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@psac-afpc.com

Monique LaPlante
Regional Representative
laplanm@psac-afpc.com

Jacqueline Robichaud
Administrative Assistant
robichj@psac-afpc.com

Benjamin Bow (on leave)
Administrative Assistant
bowb@psac-afpc.com

Rochelle Blanchard
Translator
blanchr@psac-afpc.com

Joëlle Frenette
Translator
frenetj@afpc-psac.com

 

 

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