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PSAC to take CBSA before Labour Board and Human Rights Commission over Arming Communications

April 17, 2014 •

Union also filing suit in Federal Court over right to strike.

Over the last several weeks CBSA has been attempting to undermine the legal rights of CIU/PSAC members in the FB bargaining unit.

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.

Community gathering to honor missing and murdered aboriginal women

April 15, 2014 •

MEDIA ADVISORY                                                       April 15, 2014

 

Community gathering to honor missing and murdered aboriginal women

Community gathering to honor missing and murdered aboriginal women

April 14, 2014 •

Mi'kmaw Native Friendship Centre

with support from

the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC)

are hosting a community gathering to honor 

MISSING AND MURDERED ABORIGINAL WOMEN

At present, there are 824 missing and murdered Aboriginal women in Canada.  To some, this number does not appear to be many,

however

Passing of Brother Noel Raymond Knockwood

April 14, 2014 •

It is with great sadness that we learned of the passing of our very good friend and ally, Noel Raymond Knockwood. Brother Knockwood participated at various PSAC events as a Mi’kmaw elder. Our deepest sympathies to his family, friends and community.

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.

Draft Agenda - 6th Triennial PSAC Atlantic Regional Convention

April 8, 2014 •

DRAFT AGENDA

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

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Contact Information

Halifax Regional Office
8:30am - 4:30pm
Park West Centre
287 Lacewood Drive, Suite 301
Halifax, NS B3M 3Y7
Telephone: (902) 443-3541
Toll Free: 1 800 839-6661
Fax: (902) 443-8291

Gaby Levesque
Regional Coordinator
levesqg [at] psac-afpc [dot] com
(cell) 902-483-4898

Janice Grant
Regional Representative
grantj [at] psac-afpc [dot] com

Debbie McLaughlin
Regional Representative
mclaugd [at] psac-afpc [dot] com 

Mark Rogers
Regional Representative
rogersm [at] psac-afpc [dot] com

Nancy MacLean
Representative/Health & Safety
maclean [at] psac-afpc [dot] com

Dave Shaw
Organizer — Atlantic
shawd [at] psac-afpc [dot] com

Doug Hill
Grievance & Adjudication Officer
hilldoug [at] psac-afpc [dot] com

Larry Gagnon
Negotiator — Atlantic
gagnonl [at] psac-afpc [dot] com

Lesley Thompson
Atlantic Regional Education Officer
thompsonl [at] psac-afpc [dot] com

Susan Payne
Administrative Assistant
paynes [at] psac-afpc [dot] com

Rowena Baker
Administrative Services
bakerr [at] psac-afpc [dot] com

Jacqueline Robichaud
Administrative Services
robichj [at] psac-afpc [dot] com

Upcoming Nova Scotia Events

Introduction to Local Officers

April 26, 2014 - April 27, 2014 • Halifax,

Young Workers Symposium

May 23, 2014 - May 25, 2014 • Halifax,

Convention Preparation Training

May 24, 2014 • Halifax,

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