PSAC members working for the National Battlefields Commission (NBC) have reached a tentative agreement with their employer. The agreement brought an end to a strike that had been in place since June 25. Members were able to return to work Thursday, July 18.
July 25, 2019
June 28, 2019
PSAC firmly opposes and calls for the repeal of Quebec’s Bill 21, the ‘secularism’ legislation passed last week. It violates human rights so explicitly that in passing the law, the government used the charter's notwithstanding clause in an attempt to shield it from inevitable court challenges.
June 21, 2019
Chris Aylward and Magali Picard visited the Québec region in April 2019. You will find a list of the cities visited and a few pictures. Québec 04/24 - Chicoutimi 04/24 - Jonquière 04/25-27 - Québec
March 13, 2019
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.