The Department of National Defence (DND) recently announced the retendering of the contract for facilities management services at Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Goose Bay to Serco, a private sector contractor. While continuity is preferable over a different company, the new contract will cut approximately 30 jobs.
March 10, 2020
Covering the vast geography of Canada’s three northern territories, PSAC represents more workers than any other union in the region, and more than 30% of the employed population across the north. Members work for all three levels of government - federal, territorial and municipal - from tiny fly-in hamlets to the large cities of Iqaluit, Yellowknife and Whitehorse.
September 25, 2019
Hiring more federal public sector workers would benefit the Canadian economy and support a strong, diverse middle class, a new study suggests.
August 30, 2019
The Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) is calling on the government to reverse the exemptions granted to employers under the new Canada Labour Code, and stand up for workers in precarious jobs. Successful efforts by major corporations will deny their workers new rights under the labour code that are intended to set fairer minimum standards for job scheduling, vacation pay, work breaks and leave for more than 900,000 employees in federally regulated workplaces like banks, airlines and shipping companies.
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