Discrimination

June 1, 2022
The external review into Canada’s military released this week highlights the sheer magnitude of systemic violence and harassment which has impacted thousands of workers of the Canadian Armed Forces and PSAC civilian members at the Department of National Defence (DND). 
April 28, 2022
With the Independent External Comprehensive Review of the Department of National Defence and the Canadian Armed Forces expected to be released next month, PSAC and the Union of National Defence Employees (UNDE) are expecting that the report and its recommendations will provide yet another urgently needed push towards concrete change and accountability in Canada’s milita
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.

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