April 24, 2017, is the 4th anniversary of the Rana Plaza factory collapse in Bangladesh that killed 1,134 and injured 2,500 garment workers.
April 21, 2017
April 13, 2017
For the first time in Canadian history, Postdoctoral Scholars have won a collective agreement with provisions for child care benefits. An overwhelming majority of Postdoctoral Scholars of PSAC local 901 strongly supported the bargaining demand for child care benefits because they saw it as an equity issue. The membership’s strong strike mandate sent a very clear message to the employer: child care benefits are important and we are willing to take job actions to gain this right.
March 30, 2017
PSAC, along with the Child Care Advocacy Association of Canada (CCAAC) and others, is pushing the federal government to take leadership and build a quality, affordable child care system that all families can access wherever they live. On March 21, the Child Care Advocacy Association of Canada appeared before the House of Commons Standing Committee on the Status of Women to provide their view on what a national child care system should look like.
March 22, 2017
The Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) welcomes the modest investments in public services, but we are disappointed that it did not go far enough to restore the services Canadians rely on.
March 20, 2017
March 21 is designated by the United Nations to mark the importance of ending racial discrimination around the world.
March 20, 2017
The Liberal government needs to reinvest in the public service and ensure resources are made available to restore and improve services
March 17, 2017
PSAC National President Robyn Benson and Ontario Regional Executive Vice-President Sharon DeSousa are at the United Nations in New York to press world leaders to live up to their international legal obligations with respect to gender equality
March 9, 2017
High Stakes, Clear Choices: Alternative Federal Budget 2017 would address inequality, poverty, climate change and job creation.
March 8, 2017
In honour of International Women’s Day, let us celebrate this solidarity and take action for equality
March 7, 2017
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