We are All Affected - New Brunswick activities
PSAC Members in New Brunswick participated in the September 15th National Day of Action in different ways. Some organized an information plant gate at their work site, while others organized some family activities on that day to convey their message.
Dorchester (USGE) (link for photos)
Shediac (GSU) - information plant gate (link for photos)
If you travel through New Brunswick you might notice some FB members at customs ports wearing green shoelaces. They are wearing them in support to their bargaining team.FB members are still without a contract and are currently waiting for a Public Interest Commission (PIC) dates.
OROMOCTO, NB - The Union of National Defence Employees (UNDE) has been committed since April to making every effort to fight back against cuts to jobs and services announced in the federal budget. UNDE asked Locals to mobilize to challenge any cuts to core services. Today the UNDE local in at CFB Gagetown answered that call.
OROMOCTO, NB - The Union of National Defence Employees (UNDE), which represents approximately 20,000 public and private sector workers at Department of National Defence establishments across Canada, is hosting a press conference in Oromocto. The event is an opportunity for the public to learn about significant cuts to civilian defence workers at CFB Gagetown and the impact on the community of Oromocto.
ST. ANDREWS, NB - Leaders of the largest federal public sector unions are in St. Andrews, New Brunswick today to join a groundswell of opposition to federal cuts at the Department of Fisheries and Oceans’ St. Andrews Biological Station. The Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada’s (PIPSC) National President Gary Corbett, the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) National Vice-President Chris Aylward, and the Union of Environment Workers (UEW) National President Todd Panas joined politicians and experts in marine science at a town hall event at the Fundy Discovery Aquarium Wednesday evening.
Approximatly 200 people protested against bill C-38 on Sunday, July 8 in Bathurst. Bill C-38 affects amongst many people, seasonal workers and contractual workers.
NDP MP Yvon Godin was at the protest alongside with PSAC members from UTE 60006, CEIU 60269 and 60254
ST. ANDREWS, NB - Save Ocean Science (SOS), a recently formed group of non-partisan citizens in St Andrews and surrounding areas, is hosting a panel discussion in St Andrews. The event is an opportunity for the public to learn about the impact of the significant cuts to Fisheries and Oceans Canada (DFO) Science. It is also an opportunity for the public to show support for the work being carried out at the St Andrews Biological Station (SABS) and other DFO research facilities.
In August, each Regional Office will post their Education Schedule for the fall. In addition to basic courses, Work Force Adjustment (WFA) sessions will be offered and a one day workshop on Mental Health in the workplace. *** THE NOVA SCOTIA EDUCATION SCHEDULE WILL BE POSTED SHORTLY ***