This summer, Canadians across the country will celebrate the 150th anniversary of Confederation. Indigenous People of Turtle Island, however, will have quite a different perspective of this anniversary.
June 13, 2017
PSAC’s national campaign for a high-quality universal child care system is even more pressing with today’s release of the federal-provincial-territorial framework agreement on early learning and child care. “We have to continue to push, working with the entire child care movement and sector, because what was announced today is not good enough and does not live up to the Liberal Party’s electoral promise to negotiate a framework agreement to make high quality affordable child care for all a reality,” said PSAC National President Robyn Benson.
May 10, 2017
Canada’s Senate is about to make a decision on whether to extend important human rights protections to Canada’s trans communities. You can help. Please take 5 minutes to voice your support for this legislation by phoning at least one member of the Senate Committee which will soon decide this legislation’s fate!
April 27, 2017
Asian Heritage Month was first officially recognized in December 2001, when the Canadian Senate adopted the month of May as Asian Heritage Month.
April 26, 2017
The National Day of Mourning, held on April 28, was established to remember those who have lost their lives, or suffered injury or illness on the job. It also recognizes those who have worked tirelessly to prevent exposures, injuries and fatalities on the job and to celebrate their victories. Asbestos: Still work to do Last year’s announcement that the federal government will ban asbestos is a victory for those who have lost someone they love, for those who know they are at risk of losing their own life, and for health and safety activists.
March 7, 2017
The Centre of Expertise’s web presence aims to facilitate easy access to resources and tools for organizations, managers and employees.
February 2, 2017
Mid 1970s Canada’s major unions, including the Canadian Labour Congress, Canadian Union of Public Employees, the Public Service Alliance of Canada and others begin their work on workplace equality through Affirmative Action.....
February 2, 2017
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December 8, 2016
December 10 is Human Rights Day – an opportunity to reflect on the status of human rights in Canada and abroad. Although much has been accomplished, much more work still needs to be done. PSAC is committed to continuing our work regarding human rights in the workplace, in our communities, and around the world. We are calling on the Government of Canada to take immediate action regarding specific issues that are impeding women’s equality and justice for Indigenous peoples.
November 17, 2016
On November 20, Trans Day of Remembrance, we commemorate the transgender people we have lost and honour those who continue to endure violence, hatred and discrimination in our communities and in our workplaces.