Throughout the month of June, we will be highlighting the lives and achievement of PSAC activists in the LGBTQ2+ community.
PSAC is committed to recognizing and celebrating the contributions of union members from lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, transgender and transsexual communities
June 12, 2019
May 17, 2019
On the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (May 17th), PSAC is united with LGBTQ2+ workers around the world in calling for an end to oppression and discrimination of gender and sexual minorities.
March 29, 2019
With a low GDP to debt ratio, and a manageable deficit, this government had the opportunity to invest in making life better for everyone. While there are some initiatives that we applaud, so much more could have, and should have been done. Here are some highlights:
December 10, 2018
VIEW OUR CAMPAIGN December 10 is Human Rights Day – when workers and activists celebrate progress and recommit to advancing human rights in Canada and abroad.
December 6, 2018
Building Trans-Inclusive Workplaces: A Guide for Managers, Unions and Workers DOWNLOAD A COPY
November 19, 2018
On November 20th, Trans Day of Remembrance, PSAC mourns and commemorates the trans, two-spirit and non-binary people who have lost their lives to transphobia. We honour the work that is being done in communities across the world to combat transphobic violence. The violence continues Trans, two-spirit and non-binary people continue to face disproportionate rates of violence and discrimination. Recent studies show that:
May 17, 2018
On the International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia and Biphobia (May 17th), the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) joins in solidarity with LGBTQ2+ workers in the growing movement to eradicate discrimination. The fight for LGBTQ2+ rights is far from over Lesbian, gay, bisexual, trans, queer and two-spirit people continue to face discrimination and harassment at work and in their daily lives:
February 15, 2018
PSAC recently participated in a Statistics Canada consultation on the census and called on the government to include questions about LGBTQ2 people in Census 2021. “It is very important that the 2021 Census include questions about sexual orientation and gender identity,” said Robyn Benson, PSAC National President. “The census needs to reflect the diversity in Canada. Given that this government has said they are committed to diversity and inclusion, this should be a priority for them.”
December 19, 2017
Public Service Alliance of Canada passed a resolution at our 2015 National Convention to lobby governments to rescind the blood, bone marrow and organ donation ban.
December 19, 2017
15 December 2017 The Honorable Ginette Petitpas Taylor Minister of Health 70 Colombine Driveway Tunney's Pasture K1A 0K9 Dear Minister Taylor: RE: Blood donation ban for gay men I am writing today to urge you to end the ban on blood, organ and bone marrow donations from men who have sex with men.
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