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UNDE Out to Protest Pay Parking

September 12, 2014 • Approximately 700 members of the Union of National Defense Employees, the Dockyard Trades and Labour Council East, the Professional Institute of the Public Service, and the Dockyard Charge Hands Association marched along the sidewalks in Halifax today, Friday, September 13, to protest DND's plan to force employees to pay for parking. In some cases employees will pay a monthly fee and not even be guaranteed a place to park as they are selling more passes than available parking spaces.

"Forever in our Hearts" Invitation for unveiling of Dream Catcher

September 10, 2014 •

Please join us for the unveiling ceremony for the Dream Catcher that represents and honors the spirit and dreams of ALL missing and murdered Aboriginal Women in Canada. See poster for more information.

Petition: Justice for Canada's Aboriginal Women and Girls

September 2, 2014 •

Earlier this week, the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) sent a letter to the Prime Minister demanding h

The New Union Development Program - Apply Now!

September 2, 2014 •

The PSAC’s Union Development Program (UDP) has been one of the most comprehensive union leadership training programs in Canada for more than 35 years. Building on our rich history, the New UDP will provide an advanced learning opportunity for emerging leaders to develop the necessary analysis and skills to identify and support union priorities, and to expand our pool of skilled activists who can inspire others.

The Highlands Links belongs to all Canadians

August 19, 2014 •

The Highlands Links golf course is a national treasure.  Canadians are against the government’s plan to privatize the federally owned Highlands Links golf course.

Nova Scotia Federation of Labour Political Action Conference

August 13, 2014 •

Save the date!


Nova Scotia Federation of Labour Political Action Conference


Dates: November 1, 2014 (9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.)

            November 2, 2014 (9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.)


Location: NSGEU Conference Centre

                255 John Savage Drive, Dartmouth, NS

PSAC Education Program - September-December 2014 (Nova Scotia)

August 12, 2014 •

The Nova Scotia PSAC Education Program is ready. Check out the courses that are being offered for the period of September to December 2014.

Moratorium on Fracking: Statement of Solidarity

July 24, 2014 •

K’JIPUKTUK (Halifax) -- The panel reviewing hydraulic fracturing in Nova Scotia has completed seven community information sessions to date across the province. During this review, the Nova Scotia Native Women’s Association and the Native Council of Nova Scotia have announced official opposition to fracking.  Dr. Wheeler has been clear that much is still unknown about the risks and benefits to Nova Scotians.  Given that:


PSAC Young Workers Symposium 2014

July 17, 2014 •

On May 23-25, 2014, twenty members age 30 and under from the four Atlantic Provinces came to Halifax to attend the PSAC Atlantic Young Workers Symposium.  This was the third event geared specifically to young workers to take place in the region since 2009, and the biggest yet.

Sick leave doesn’t cost government extra: PBO report

July 17, 2014 •

The Parliamentary Budget Officer released a new report today, concluding that it costs almost nothing extra to pay sick leave to federal civil servants. This is because most departments don't have policies in place to backfill for sick leave. 

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Organizer — Atlantic
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Negotiator — Atlantic
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Atlantic Regional Education Officer
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Administrative Assistant
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Administrative Services
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Upcoming Nova Scotia Events

Talking Union Basics (Sydney)

October 18, 2014 - October 19, 2014 • Sydney,

Introduction to Local Officers

October 18, 2014 - October 19, 2014 • Halifax,

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