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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. 

New Atlantic Regional Council

July 15, 2014 •

2014 – 2017 Atlantic Regional Council

Regional Executive Vice-President

baldwij [at] psac-afpc [dot] com (Jeannie Baldwin)

Alt: Colleen Hodder

 

Provincial Director – NB

darbem [at] bellaliant [dot] net (Darlene Bembridge)

1st Alt: Raphaëlle Valay-Nadeau

2nd Alt: Dave Meade

 

Provincial Director – NB

mike [dot] leblanc [at] une-sen [dot] org (Mike LeBlanc)

1st Alt: André Beaulieu

The Dream Catcher Project

July 15, 2014 •

PSAC members and staff raised $11,760 during the Triennial Regional Convention for the Dream Catcher project in partnership with the Mi'kmaw Native Friendship Centre

Pride in the Atlantic

July 15, 2014 •

Hello everyone,

Please find below the schedule for pride events in the Atlantic Region.  I hope to see many PSAC members taking part in the various activities.  If you need assistance, feel free to contact my office or the Director for LGBT members, Wayne Kelley at wkelley [at] eastlink [dot] ca.

In pride and solidarity,

Jeannie Baldwin

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Pride in the Atlantic Region

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New Atlantic Regional Council

July 15, 2014 •

Congratulations to all who got elected on the Atlantic Regional Council!

Updates: Bargaining with Treasury Board

July 15, 2014 •

You have a question or comment for the bargaining team?  Contact a bargaining team member from the Atlantic Region:

TC Collective Agreement Implementation Update

July 7, 2014 •

After concluding our collective agreement negotiations last August, the Employer has yet to fully implement the final agreement.  We had our final level grievance hearing on May 9 on this issue. 

PSAC, Treasury Board set to exchange bargaining proposals

July 7, 2014 •

Negotiations for new contracts for PSAC’s five bargaining units in the federal public service will begin the week of July 7, 2014 when PSAC and Treasury Board exchange proposals.

Jeannie Baldwin re-elected as Atlantic REVP

July 7, 2014 •

Jeannie Baldwin was again re-elected for Regional Executive Vice President for the Atlantic during the region’s Convention last weekend.  Jeannie has held the PSAC Alliance Executive Committee position since 2004.

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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

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