Discrimination

November 9, 2017
In a recent adjudication decision, Diane Legros, a PSAC member who worked for Canada Border Services Agency, was awarded $25,000 in damages because her employer discriminated against her based on her age.
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.
April 20, 2016
Robyn Benson, PSAC National President is urging the Liberal government to make proactive pay equity legislation a reality without further delay.
March 17, 2016
In 1966, the United Nations proclaimed March 21st as the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.
October 7, 2015
A ban on any religious symbol in the public service would contravene our collective agreements and the Canadian Human Rights Act.
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. 
March 20, 2014
The Canada Border Services Agency discriminated against a PSAC member on the basis of his age, race and perceived obesity, thereby preventing him from securing permanent employment. 

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