With no end in sight to delays affecting travelers at airports and border crossings across the country, it’s clear the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has no plan to to get travel back on track anytime soon. This is only made more evident by CBSA’s recently announced Summer Action Plan (SAP) for 2022, which lacks any long-term fixes to address the lengthy delays and staff shortages that threaten to burden an already strained system for years to come.
June 21 is an occasion to celebrate Indigenous history, culture, and diversity, as well as the many contributions of Indigenous peoples to Canada. For non-Indigenous Canadians, and for organizations like PSAC, it’s also an opportunity to reflect on our history and to recognize the untruths in the settler’s perspective so we can learn how to decolonize our organizations and communities in solidarity with Indigenous Peoples.
The latest round of negotiations for PSAC-CIU members employed by CBSA kicked off when the FB bargaining team met with Treasury Board to exchange proposals on June 16 and 17. This followed the FB National Bargaining Conference, held in Ottawa from March 31 to April 2.
National Public Service Week is an opportunity to recognize the outstanding contributions of federal public service workers over the past year. But this year, the government’s message rings hollow after we’ve seen how they’ve treated federal public service workers over the past year.
The International Coalition for Human Rights in the Philippines Canada (ICHRP) and 20 organizations including faith-based institutions, non-governmental organizations, PSAC and other unions are calling on the Canadian government to stop funding so called “counter-terrorism measures” in the Philippines.
This Indigenous History Month, join PSAC members from across treaty and unceded territories in a panel moderated by Lorraine Rousseau, regional executive vice-president for the North, to talk about bargaining demands that support Indigenous members, and how we can work together to advance Indigenous workers’ rights at the bargaining table.
More than 500 delegates charted a path forward for the union at PSAC’s National Triennial Convention, which was held virtually from May 27 to June 3.
In honour of National Indigenous History Month, join our panelists to discuss decolonization in the labour community and what steps members can take to support decolonization and indigenization of ourselves and our union.
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