February 18, 2015 - 11:24pm •
A version of the Fighting for our Lives: Bill C-4 and Health & Safety course is now available online until May 4, 2015. Please see the attached memo regarding course details. Members can access the course via the following link: http://psacunion.ca/online-learning
February 2, 2015 - 10:31am •
“We must remember that people of African descent are among those most affected by racism. Too often, they face denial of basic rights such as access to quality health services and education."
United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon
January 28, 2015 - 8:49am •
Veterans deserve respect – and in-person services By Carl Gannon Vince Rigby is frustrated. The former peacekeeper and Cape Breton resident recently told the Cape Breton Post, "I haven't got a counsellor any more so I have no idea what treatments are out there available to me.”
January 20, 2015 - 10:15am •
New Brunswick Fredericton: Members of STUSAU 60701 held a strike alert information picket during the morning.
December 23, 2014 - 2:50pm •
Please see the attached Education Schedule for NL for Spring and Winter 2015.
December 19, 2014 - 12:42pm •
New BrunswickBathurst: Members of CEIU 60254, CEIU 60269 and UTE 60006 held a demo for 19 minutes during their lunch break with the president of the New Brunswick Federation of Labour.Prince Edward Island-
December 11, 2014 - 3:29pm •
The Conservative government is planning to introduce legislation that would allow for the conversion of defined benefit plans to target benefit plans. The legislation would affect federally regulated pensions for workers and retirees at Crown Corporations like Canada Post and Nav Canada, as well as airport authorities, among others. The change from defined benefit to target benefit would mean that employees would not know with any certainty what their pension benefits would be in retirement. Current retirees could see their promised benefits reduced.
December 8, 2014 - 9:59am •
On December 10th we reflect on human rights in Canada and around the world. The day commemorates the UN’s 1948 adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
December 3, 2014 - 4:19pm •
During the Regional Council meeting that was held Nov. 22-23, Council members and guests took a picture in support of the Canadian Union of Postal Workers’ efforts to Save Canada Post. From December 2 to the 24th, we will be sharing a picture every day on social media (Facebook and Twitter) to demonstrate our support.
December 3, 2014 - 4:10pm •
Thank you to our Brothers and Sisters who are promoting PSAC in various Christmas parades in the Atlantic Region.