As noted yesterday, in keeping with recommendations from both local and national health authorities regarding COVID-19, the union has made the difficult decision to suspend activities that would require a large gathering of members. The following PSAC Regional Conventions will be postponed and efforts made to reschedule at a future date:
March 13, 2020
February 28, 2020
His experiences in Haiti shaped his outlook on social justice and workers’ rights. Djimy states, “Having been raised in a dictatorship, I witnessed the disregard of human rights by people who were clinging to power at the expense of the well-being of the community. I promised myself that as I grew up, I would do everything in my power to improve the lot of my community.”
July 25, 2019
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.
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).