February 19, 2010 - 4:00am •
The PSAC and the Saint John RWC hosted a pancake and chocolate breakfast in order to give information to PSAC members in regards to the federal public sector pensions with a petition for Prime Minister Stephen Harper.
February 19, 2010 - 4:00am •
A townhall meeting took place in Moncton on February 9 with PSAC Atlantic REVP, Jeannie Baldwin, and PSAC Quebec REVP, Jerome Turcq, in order to discuss federal public sector pensions. Two sessions took place with over 80 PSAC members from a variety of departments were in attendance.
February 1, 2010 - 4:00am •
Different vigils were held in New Brunswick to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Montreal massacre of 14 young women at the École Polytechnique. New Brunswick MPs are asked to oppose Bill C-391 as statistics show that long-gun homicides in Canada have declined by 50% since the registry was instituted.
January 28, 2010 - 4:00am •
Listen to the Nation, no to prorogation! PSAC members from Moncton and Fredericton joined some concerns citizens, various unions, the NBFL and others and braved the cold weather to give a clear message to the Harper government: "Return to work!'' Guest speakers for the Moncton event were Members of Parliament Yvon Godin (NDP) and Brian Murphy (Liberal).
January 15, 2010 - 12:31am •
Over the last few weeks, several locals asked us about the PSAC’s position concerning the sale of NB Power. PSAC Atlantic Region officially supports the campaign against the sale of NB Power, as it is perfectly in line with our Think Public campaign. The New Brunswick Federation of Labour has adopted the same position.
December 30, 2009 - 2:42pm •
A crowd of approximately 50 people gathered in front of the local conservative Miramichi MP, Tilly O'Neill-Gordon on Sunday evening, December 6, to commemorate the national day of remembrance and action on violence against women and to oppose Bill C-391 which calls for the dismantling of gun registration in Canada.
November 28, 2009 - 12:03am •
Over fifty members from the Atlantic Region attended the National Health, Safety & Environment Conference in Montreal on November 20 – 22, 2009. The conference theme was “Regulate – Agitate – Enforce.” Delegates participated in workshops on enforcement of legislation, effectiveness of joint committees, and the union’s role in dealing with the environment. In addition, 18 resolutions were debated.
October 21, 2009 - 4:40pm •
Twenty-four New Brunswick PSAC members attending the Local Officer's training in Fredericton on Oct 17th participated in the World Guinness Record challenge and took a stand against Poverty.
October 21, 2009 - 4:00pm •
Restigouche Labour District Labour Day Parade
October 2, 2009 - 4:20pm •
The newly formed PSAC local 60550 local executive took advantage of the Graduate Student Association's orientation week to meet their new members and have them sign their PSAC application cards.This local is the latest addition to the PSAC in New Brunswick and represents Teaching Assistants (TA's) and Research Assistants (RA's) working on the UNB campuses in Fredericton and Saint John. They are currently in bargaining for their first collective agreement.The activity was a success. In only a few days they managed to get more than 140 cards signed.