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PSAC Convention – Day 1

April 27, 2015

The PSAC Convention is being hosted in Quebec City, Quebec from April 26 to May 1, 2015. 19 UCTE delegates from across the country are representing members and setting the direction of the PSAC for the next six days. We wanted to share some of the experiences at the PSAC Convention for those who have …

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Oppose Bill C-377 says Justin Trudeau

April 26, 2015

In a letter dated April 22, 2015, Liberal Party of Canada leader, Justin Trudeau, calls on the Senate to oppose Bill C-377, the proposed anti-union legislation that would force every labour organization in Canada to file detailed financial information about individuals and companies. Mr. Trudeau writes that this bill, along with Bill C-525, the proposed …

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Government threatens collective bargaining rights in federal budget

April 22, 2015

The federal government said today it will eliminate the existing sick leave provisions for federal public service workers, whether or not an agreement is reached at the bargaining table. “The government is putting a time limit on the collective bargaining process and trying to pre-determine the outcome of bargaining, ” said Robyn Benson, PSAC National …

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In memoriam – Rick Daley

April 22, 2015

It is with great sadness that we advise you of the passing of Brother Rick Daley on Saturday April 18, 2015. Brother Daley worked with the Canadian Coast Guard for 35 years in several positions including boilermaker, a steward on the Louis St. Laurent, environmental response, lighthouse keeper on Machias Seal Island as as a …

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