SAINT JOHN, NB – Members of the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) will hold a lunchtime rally at Saint John-Rothesay Member of Parliament Wayne Long’s constituency office on Thursday. They are among some 140,000 federal public sector workers who are outraged by the federal government’s lack of movement in contract negotiations. Members will rally outside Long’s office before their representatives meet with the MP inside at 12:30pm.
March 8th marked the official launch of the Regional Strategy Coordinating Committee (RSCC) for the New Brunswick region. The main focus was to work on the mobilization plan from this point forward. All Treasury Board locals will be contacted by their respective Area Coordinator shortly to be engaged in the next step.
ST. JOHN’S, NL – Members of the Lecturers’ Union of Memorial University have ratified a new collective agreement after a prolonged round of bargaining which began in April 2017. LUMUN represents two bargaining units consisting of roughly 330 per-course instructors – academic workers who teach up to two courses per semester both in-class and by distance - and 95 postdoctoral fellows.
Charlottetown, PEI - On the three-year anniversary of the launch of the Phoenix pay system members of the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) in Charlottetown are taking to the streets to demand respect from their employer, this time at the bargaining table. Currently, PSAC is in bargaining with Treasury Board, the Canada Revenue Agency and Parks Canada and is finding the employer unprepared for meaningful negotiations. Negotiations with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency start this week. Over 3000 PSAC members live and work on PEI.
SYDNEY, NS – On February 6, 2019, members of the Union of Canadian Transportation Employees (UCTE) Local 80807, a Component of the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC), ratified a new Collective Agreement.