Discrimination

March 11, 2022
PSAC applauds the Federal Court of Canada’s decision to move forward with hearing dates for the Black Class Action lawsuit despite attempts by the government’s lawyers to delay the proceedings.  
March 3, 2022
In 2020, 12 federal public service workers, including PSAC members, mobilized and filed a class action lawsuit on behalf of federal employees who identify as Black, Caribbean or of African descent. 
January 26, 2022
Today and every day, we must stand against hatred, intolerance, and racism in all its forms.
December 15, 2021
PSAC welcomes the $40 billion pledged to Indigenous child welfare by the federal government in its economic update and looks forward to a concrete plan to deliver these services to Indigenous children, youth and families in Canada without delay.
October 15, 2021
October 17 is the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. Each year on this day, PSAC’s Social Justice Fund supports the Dignity for All campaign and promotes the Chew on This! day of action to mobilize people across Canada to call for an end to poverty.  Take action now
August 31, 2021
We invite all PSAC members to complete this brief online survey. Information provided will be used for PSAC analysis and for our submission to the Employment Equity Act taskforce.
April 1, 2021
On March 24, Members of Parliament voted unanimously to legislate the acknowledgement of Emancipation Day to be on August 1st across Canada. The date commemorates the abolishment of slavery throughout the British colonies, including Canada, by British Parliament on August 1, 1834.
March 31, 2021
As part of Black History Month 2021, PSAC organized a series of panel discussions that looked at the issues facing Black workers and to honor the contributions of Black labour activists in this country. We are now making these discussions available online for everyone's benefit.
February 15, 2021
To celebrate Black History Month, PSAC has planned a series of panel discussions that will dive into issues facing Black workers and will honour the contributions of Black labour activists in Canada.

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