Communications and Political Action

August 15, 2017
The recent violence in Charlottesville, Virginia has exposed some of the worst forms of racism and hatred. Hundreds of white supremacists marched with Nazi symbols and salutes and clashed with counter-protesters; three people were left dead and dozens injured. PSAC stands with the victims of this violence. This is the most recent culmination of a political climate in the US that has opened the door for many of these extremist groups to openly express hatred.
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.
August 15, 2017
Over 700 workers employed by Swissport at Pearson Airport walked off the job on July 27, 2017.
August 11, 2017
Treasury Board has announced that, due to ongoing Phoenix pay system problems, the Public Service Pension and Insurance Benefits Statements will not be issued this year.
August 11, 2017
Our PSAC/UTE Bargaining Team met with the CRA on May 3 and 4 to discuss wage increases for 2014 and 2015, consistent with our collective agreement signed last year.
August 10, 2017
In early July, the employer began the salary update for members of the Operational Services Group (SV) and the Technical Services Group (TC). 
August 10, 2017
Canada Post Corporation submitted a global offer to our union yesterday. Our bargaining team is reviewing the offer and will respond to the employer during our next bargaining session scheduled for the end of September.
August 9, 2017
Over the course of the August 5, 2017 weekend, the employer began the salary update for members of the Programs and Administrative Services Group (PA).
August 4, 2017
More than 400 members from the Slots at Woodbine ratified a new collective agreement in a vote held August 3, 2017. The workers had been locked out by the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation for nearly three weeks, during which time pickets were held at the Woodbine site seven days a week for over 12 hours a day. “The courage and commitment of these members cannot be overstated,” said Sharon DeSousa, Regional Executive Vice President for the PSAC Ontario Region. “They fought hard for a fair contract and stood together during an extremely difficult time.”  
July 26, 2017
1.Organizing an effective movement To bring about effective change, racially visible members need to be engaged and involved in their workplaces, unions and communities. This workshop will provide tools to motivate our members to work with community activists and take action on issues that affect our communities. Handouts

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