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Young workers

Young Workers 35 years and under identify young workers' issues and rights in the workplace, build and strengthen the relationship and involvement of young workers with the PSAC and build understanding of our common issues as workers, regardless of age or employment status.  These committees are established in accordance with Section 15 of the PSAC Constitution which enables the establishment of regional equity committees representing any of the four equity groups, or human rights committees, representing all of the four equity groups.

July 12, 2018 - 12:15pm •
Co-chairs: Joel McKinnon and Hannah Klein Treasurer: Carson Younker  Secretary: Sofie Quinn Communications Director: Jessica Chaisson
July 12, 2018 - 8:53am •
Yesterday, young workers in PEI came together and formed a Young Workers Committee.  What an excellent turnout!  Congratulations to the members of the executive: Co-chairs: Joel McKinnon and Hannah Klein Treasurer:  Carson Younker Secretary: Sophie Quinn Communications Director: Jessica Chaisson
June 29, 2018 - 8:53am •
PEI Young Workers' Committee Inaugural Meeting - July 11, 2018
May 2, 2018 - 12:10pm •
It is now official, the PSAC Young Workers Committee for Fredericton and Surroundings is now up and running!  They had their first meeting on April 17th, 2018 and the PSAC Atlantic REVP, Colleen Coffey chaired their first election. The elected officers are:
April 27, 2018 - 7:53am •
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 27, 2018 STUSU Signs New Collective Agreement with Workers Union FREDERICTON, NB – The St. Thomas University Students’ Union (STUSU) recently reached a new collective agreement with the Workers Union of the St. Thomas University Students’ Union (WU STUSU) who are part of the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC). Both parties are extremely satisfied with the details of the new two-year agreement, which will expire on April 18, 2020.
April 20, 2018 - 1:43pm •
Members of PSAC local 60888 who are employed by the St. Thomas University Students’ Union in Fredericton, NB signed their new collective agreement on Wednesday. The main highlights of this agreement that expires on April 18, 2020 include:   -Significant wage increase whereas the ‘minimum wage’ will be set at $15/hour. -Language covering ownership rights; copyright, patents, intellectual property, etc. -Academic freedom recognized in strong language provisions.
April 3, 2018 - 7:40am •
Young workers across Canada are turning controversy into opportunity by donating free Loblaw gift cards to charity. Loblaw recently admitted to fixing the price of bread at stores across the country for more than a decade, and the company announced it would offer $25 gift cards to all customers as an apology. PSAC’s Regional Young Worker Committees are shifting the price-fixing scandal into a way to help Canadians in need.
March 5, 2018 - 12:08pm •
This past weekend, members of the PSAC St. John's Young Workers Committee took part in the 2018 Spare Some Love Bowling in support of the Ronald McDonald House.
January 30, 2018 - 7:18am •
Over the past year the PSAC St. John’s Young Workers Committee (SJYWC) has had many accomplishments we would like to share with you. 
August 3, 2017 - 8:12am •
On December 17 1999, the United Nations General Assembly endorsed the recommendation made by the World Conference of Ministers Responsible for Youth that August 12 be declared International Youth Day. International Youth Day 2017 is dedicated to celebrating young people’s contributions to conflict prevention and transformation as well as inclusion, social justice, and sustainable peace.

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