Approximately 100 members of the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC-Quebec) blocked the entrance at 1550 Avenue D’Estimauville in Québec City where more than 700 public service employees work. Members are protesting against the Phoenix pay system and the federal government’s latest offers in negotiations for the renewal of collective agreements. Along with dozens of members of Fédération des travailleuses et des travailleurs du Québec (FTQ) affiliates who have come to show their support, PSAC members are speaking out against the nightmarish Phoenix pay system.
February 18, 2019
February 13, 2019
Yesterday, workers at the Aéroports de Montréal (ADM) presented their cost-saving proposals to management as part of an effort to stave off the unnecessary and greed-driven layoffs of 93 unionized employees — to be replaced with precarious contractors.
July 9, 2018
Yvon Barrière was elected Regional Executive Vice-President for Quebec on June 29, 2018. He previously held the position of Quebec Regional Vice-President for the Union of Safety and Justice Employees (USJE).
May 22, 2018
The Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) is warning against the recent proposal by Montreal Airport Authority CEO Philippe Rainville, to partially privatize the city’s airport.
October 20, 2017
The Public Service Alliance of Canada is deeply concerned with the passing of Bill 62, the “Act to foster adherence to State religious neutrality”, by the Quebec National Assembly. The legislation bans provincial and municipal public service workers, as well as those who receive these public services, from wearing face coverings. Although the Quebec government argues this legislation does not intend to target any specific religion, in reality, it will disproportionately impact Muslim women who wear a face veil, such as the niqab.
August 15, 2017
The Public Service Alliance of Canada, Quebec region (PSAC-Quebec) was recently granted certification by the Tribunal administratif du travail du Québec to represent a unit comprised of veterinary residents and interns at the Université de Montréal.