Programs Section

November 12, 2015
This voluntary group life insurance plan, sponsored by the Public Service Alliance of Canada for our members and their immediate families, provides life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance according to their needs. Many members have taken advantage of the free $5000.00 coverage, others have bought more. Check with Coughlin and Associates at the address below. Coverage for you and your immediate family will be free if all of the following conditions apply:
August 27, 2015
Discrimination is an action or a decision that treats a person or a group negatively for reasons such as their race, age, disability, etc. 
August 27, 2015
Discrimination is an action or a decision that treats a person or a group negatively for reasons such as their race, age, disability, etc. 
June 4, 2015
The Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) is greatly encouraged by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s final report and subsequent  “Calls to Action."
April 27, 2015
PSAC renews commitment to safe conditions in the workplace
March 25, 2015
The International Day of Remembrance for the Victims of Slavery and the Transatlantic Slave Trade offers “the opportunity to honour and to remember those who suffered and died at the hands of the brutal slavery system”. The day also raises awareness about the dangers of racism and prejudice today. This year’s theme is “Women and Slavery”, which aims to:
September 25, 2014
PSAC bargained a travel insurance policy that recognized same-sex spouses in 1992. This was one of the union’s first victories at the bargaining table for GLBT members.
September 25, 2014
In the 1980s, PSAC pushed Treasury Board to provide space for workplace child care centres in the federal public service.  In 1986, the House of Commons Special Committee on Child Care recommended that the government “consider the establishment of a significant number of new child care centres in appropriate federal buildings over the next few years”.  It took time for the government to agree but after pressure by the union, Treasury Board signed a letter of agreement in 1989 that lead to the adoption of the official Workplace Daycare Policy two years later. 
September 25, 2014
In the late 1970s, women made up just over three-quarters of the almost 47,000 workers in the federal government’s Clerical and Regulatory (CR) bargaining unit.  
September 25, 2014
In 1986 PSAC negotiated a Master Agreement with Treasury Board that included a no discrimination clause, as well as a clause prohibiting sexual harassment. This was a major breakthrough because sexual harassment had not yet been recognized by the Supreme Court of Canada as a form of discrimination. Current collective agreements between the PSAC and Treasury Board include clauses on sexual harassment, no discrimination, and health and safety. Variations of these prohibitions exist in virtually all PSAC collective agreements.

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