Shalane Rooney Shalene has held various positions in her local, including secretary, steward, vice president and president. Currently, she holds the Northeastern Representative for PSAC’s Ontario Council. She loves her union work because as a young worker, Black woman and mother, she is incredibly proud that she is able to help create space for fellow workers like her to increase representation in our union.
June 21, 2019
Chris Aylward and Magali Picard visited the Ontario region in May 2019. You will find a list of the cities visited and a few pictures. Ontario 05/07 - Windsor 05/08 - Sarnia 05/08 - Chatham 05/08-09 - London 05/10 - Wallaceburg 05/10 - Niagara 05/11 - Hamilton
March 26, 2019
Right now, Research Assistants at Queen’s University in Kingston are working to achieve their first collective agreement.
March 5, 2019
The City of Timmins and the union representing workers at the Timmins Airport have resumed negotiations. A strike which was set to start on Monday, March 4 at 6 p.m. is temporarily on hold.
March 4, 2019
Our members at Timmins Airport have voted overwhelmingly in favour of strike action.
November 27, 2018
While the Ford government is backing away from its decision to abolish the Office of the French Language Services Commissioner, the Public Service Alliance of Canada believes that the reversal should also include the government’s plans to scrap the creation of a Francophone university. This change in direction comes a few days after the Ontario government announced cuts to Ontario's Francophone institutions, causing dismay across the country.
September 20, 2018
Plans to contract out cleaning services to private companies at Canadian Forces Bases (CFB) in Greenwood and Kingston have been shelved and the Department of National Defense (DND) has committed to creating a new process for future reviews.
July 28, 2017
Over 400 workers represented by the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC), and employed at the Ontario Lottery and Gaming (OLG) corporation have been locked-out since July 14, 2017. Picket lines have been set up at Woodbine, with workers standing strong in the face of this multi-billion-dollar Crown corporation. Come out and show your solidarity with locked-out Woodbine workers. What: Solidarity Rally When: Thursday, August 3, 2017 at 6 p.m.
June 9, 2014
PSAC Ontario members re-elected Sharon DeSousa as REVP for Ontario on May 28, 2017. Sharon was first elected in May of 2011 to represent PSAC 30,000 members in the province. Desousa is the first racially visible member elected to the Alliance Executive Committee in PSAC's history.