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).
PSAC is committed to recognizing and celebrating the contributions of union members from lesbian, gay, bisexual, queer, transgender and transsexual communities
June 1, 2022
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
November 19, 2021
As violence against transgender people continues to persist at alarming levels, we must all learn to be better allies by helping end discrimination against trans people in their communities and workplaces. Transgender Day of Remembrance (TDoR) is an opportunity to do just that.
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.
August 26, 2021
More than ever it’s clear we need a government that will make social and economic gender equity a national priority and put women at the forefront of a pandemic recovery that leaves no one behind.
August 19, 2021
PSAC is happy to share our first ever Pride playlist, featuring songs by LGBTQ2+ artists and allies that celebrate queer lives, queer experiences, and queer activism.
June 16, 2021
PSAC proudly joins our members across the country in celebrating Pride this summer. While we may not be able to march together this year, the fierce spirit of Pride lives on in virtual events hosted coast to coast to coast celebrating the resiliency and perseverance of LGBTQ2+ communities.
May 14, 2021
Together: Resisting, Supporting, Healing On May 17th and every day, we fight for justice as a global issue, resisting, supporting and healing together. Gains made in the fight for LGBTQ2+ rights over the past few decades are fragile, and the work towards an inclusive and equitable future continues. Canada’s labour movement must be at the forefront of the fight to protect the rights of LGBTQ2+ communities. We cannot be strong as a labour movement unless we are strong in all our communities and in ourselves.
February 18, 2021
PSAC strongly encourages members to take part in Statistics Canada’s public consultation on gender identity and sexual orientation. This year, the agency plans to expand its data-gathering to include broader definitions of gender and sexual orientation to reflect a more diverse and representative Canada.
December 10, 2020
International Human Rights Day is a day to celebrate and recommit to advancing human rights here at home and globally. Seventy-two years ago, on December 10, 1948, the United Nations adopted the Declaration of Human Rights. It was a revolutionary document for the times.
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