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.
PSAC is committed to recognizing and celebrating the contributions of union members from lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, transgender and transsexual communities
September 25, 2014
June 25, 2014
PSAC is a proud ally in the struggle for the advancement of the human rights of gay and lesbian, bisexual and transgender people in Canada. Eradicating homophobia and transphobia in the workplace and bargaining and lobbying for the full protection of our GLBT members’ human rights are ongoing priorities for the PSAC. The current, concerted attacks on unions undermine the struggle for human rights. Together, we can work to fend off such attacks by championing the many victories we’ve gained for our members.
May 13, 2014
May 17 is the International Day against Homophobia and Transphobia, and the Public Service Alliance of Canada stands in solidarity with lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans and queer communities.
April 10, 2014
Transgender people continue to face discrimination and harassment in the workplace. By negotiating human rights protection based on gender identity, PSAC will help ensure equitable and fair working conditions not just for trans workers, but for everyone.
September 11, 2013
The Public Service Alliance of Canada has a long history of standing up for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans rights. Whether at the bargaining table, in the courts or on the streets, our union has been fighting for LGBT rights for more than 30 years.
May 15, 2013
The following PSAC collective agreements have language prohibiting discrimination on the basis of gender identity and/or gender expression. Museum and Arts Related National Museum of Science and Technology Canada Council Canada Council (administrative group) Total: 3 out of 12 units Airport and Related Gander International Airport Authority Inc. Thunder Bay Airport IMP Group CFB Gander IMP CFP Comox IMP CFB Trenton ARINC International of Canada
September 1, 2008
Imagine being told that the clothes you are wearing aren't appropriate for your gender. Think about what it would be like to be ridiculed on the job, exposed to daily harassment because you may not conform to some people's definition of masculinity and femininity. Imagine if every trip to the bathroom felt like a trial – exposing you to potential humiliation or violence.