Leadership

May 12, 2014
On July 21, 1985, Daryl Bean was elected PSAC National President, the first of five terms in the position. He retired in 2000.
May 2, 2014
Pierre Samson was elected PSAC National President on April 23, 1982. Just eight months earlier in August 1981, he had been elected National President of the Canada Employment and Immigration Union (CEIU).
May 2, 2014
Andy Stewart became the PSAC’s National President at its Fourth Triennial Convention in 1976. He had served as the National President of the Agriculture Component from 1967 until his election as PSAC Third Executive Vice-President in 1970.
May 1, 2014
Claude Edwards was elected the first National President of the Public Service Alliance of Canada in 1966 at the union’s founding convention.
April 7, 2014
The Standing Committee serves as a liaison between the PSAC Health and Safety Program and the National Board of Directors. The members of the Standing Committee provide political direction on the health and safety program.
October 24, 2013
The National Board of Directors (NBoD) of the PSAC has established criteria to govern the granting of PSAC long-term service pins and certificates. The awards seek to recognize long-term officers of the union at any level who have continuously served the membership. Criteria:
October 8, 2013
Conservative MPs want to weaken unions. They want to pass a law that will open up our collective agreements. They want to take out our union security clauses. The most important thing we can do to combat these attacks is educate and engage thousands of members about the gains our union has made and the threats we face. PSAC has launched a member-to-member, one-to-one conversation campaign. Member campaigners are speaking to other members, face-to-face across the country.
October 7, 2013
The Union Development Program (UDP) is an intensive education program designed to develop the leadership skills of emerging union activists over ten months. Each year the PSAC hosts three UDPs: an English West/North UDP (for members from the North, BC and the Prairies). an English East UDP (for members from Ontario, the NCR, Quebec and the Atlantic). a French UDP (for Francophone members from the NCR, Quebec and the Atlantic). 
September 22, 2013
Help with navigating federal governent disability insurance plans: the claims process, medical evaluation, confidentiality, duty to accommodate.
September 20, 2013
At the 1994 PSAC Triennial Convention, delegates unanimously adopted a resolution to create a $10,000 per year fund that would assist Locals in ensuring that all their events were accessible to members with disabilities. The following guidelines have been updated for Locals to access this fund which has since been increased to $15,000 annually.

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