Spotlight on USJE Local 60001

Union of Safety and Justice Employees (USJE) Local 60001 is comprised of approximately 200 members who work at the RCMP Firearms Centre in Miramichi, New Brunswick. They provide public safety to Canadians under the RCMP Firearms program. They are known across Canada for being friendly, efficient and professional.

They promote their union within their local by organizing lunch and learn sessions where they discuss union campaigns and other issues affecting Canadian.  They also give back to their members by organizing free pizza luncheons during the summer and organize draws of gift certificates to local small-medium size businesses as they believe it’s important to support local merchants.  Finally, in order to assist people in need, they organize various events such as food drives in order to help the local food back.

In their opinion, the right to collective bargaining for fair wages and benefits is the main advantage of being a union member