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Office hours during the holiday season

December 18, 2014 • New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador

The Regional Offices of the Public Service Alliance of Canada will be closed as of Dec. 25 for the holidays but will resume normal business hours on Friday January 2, 2015.  

Media advisory: PSAC members rally in Bathurst to raise awareness of the upcoming federal election

December 17, 2014 • New Brunswick, News Releases

MEDIA ADVISORY                                                                                                 &

Best wishes during the holiday season

December 16, 2014 • Regional Executive Vice President
Sisters and Brothers
 

As we look back upon the past year, I would like to acknowledge those who have helped us shape our Union. It is in this spirit that I say thank you and best wishes to you, your local and your families during the holiday season and New Year.

 

In Solidarity,

 

Jeannie Baldwin
Regional Executive Vice-President - Atlantic

February holiday in Nova Scotia: information for PSAC members in the federal public sector

December 15, 2014 • Nova Scotia

We have had many inquiries from PSAC members about Viola Desmond Day in Nova Scotia, which is coming up on February 16th, 2015.

The third Monday in February is now a provincial holiday in Nova Scotia, similar to Family day in British-Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Ontario. Prince Edward Islanders also have a provincial holiday in February called Islander Day – Manitobans, likewise, have Louis Riel Day.

Pension plan update

December 11, 2014 • New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador

The Conservative government is planning to introduce legislation that would allow for the conversion of defined benefit plans to target benefit plans. The legislation would affect federally regulated pensions for workers and retirees at Crown Corporations like Canada Post and Nav Canada, as well as airport authorities, among others. 

The change from defined benefit to target benefit would mean that employees would not know with any certainty what their pension benefits would be in retirement.  Current retirees could see their promised benefits reduced.

On the 12 days of Christmas, my Union gave to me...

December 9, 2014 • New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador

Visit this page from Dec. 9 - 24 to find out what your Union has done for you!

On the first day of Christmas, my Union gave to me:

Stronger Contracts
We negotiated stronger contracts for thousands of workers in the federal government, provincially regulated organizations, in territorial governments and with other employers, so PSAC members can benefit from job protection and decent working conditions in these tough economic times.

On the second day of Christmas, my Union gave to me:

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