International Day of Persons with Disabilities

International Day of Persons with Disabilities is observed around the world each year on December 3rd.  The theme for this year is “Empowering persons with disabilities and ensuring inclusiveness and equality”. It is necessary to recognize and to celebrate the International Day of Persons with Disabilities to raise awareness to the real challenges faced by people with disabilities. People with [...]

International Day of Persons with Disabilities2018-11-30T08:14:23+00:00

2018 National Young Worker Forum Participation

  Greetings! The Alliance Executive Committee (AEC) has approved a one-time National Young Worker Forum to be held in Ottawa from December 7-9. This forum is an opportunity for a limited number of young workers (age 35 or under) to participate in a dynamic weekend of networking and planning for the 2019-2021 cycle. The goal is to see many robust [...]

2018 National Young Worker Forum Participation2018-10-19T12:12:50+00:00

SSC New Employee Orientation

  On September 12th, 2018 Shared Services Canada held their first New Employee Orientation.  Left – Right Mihaela Marin Lazarescu, GSU Local 70017 President; Jim McQuaid, Regional Vice President NCR; Lori Walton, National Vice President. Did you know?  The PA, SV and TC Group Collective Agreements all have an article in them that gives the right for Bargaining Agent Representatives [...]

SSC New Employee Orientation2018-09-17T07:55:07+00:00

April 28th is the National Day of Mourning

GSU members across the country take an active lead on Occupational Health and Safety in our workplaces. Protections to our members Health and Safety is the core of who we are as a labour organization. We would encourage you to participate in the various Day of Mourning Ceremonies that are held in communities throughout the country. Let’s continue to be [...]

April 28th is the National Day of Mourning2018-04-26T12:16:15+00:00

Service Award

Left, Frank Nitschmann, right Norm LarivièreSur la gauche, Frank Nitschmann, sur la droite, Norm Larivière   On behalf of Local 70023, Norm Larivière Local President presented a service award to Brother Frank Nitschmann at their Local AGM on February 27, 2018 in recognition of his hard work, dedication and support to the members.  

Service Award2018-03-05T15:05:20+00:00

International Women’s Day March 8, 2018

International Women’s Day is a day to celebrate how far women (our definition of women INCLUDES trans women) have moved forward from a historical, political and equality standpoint, but it is also a day where we look ahead to see the challenges we still have before us. Beginning with the suffragettes fight for the right to vote and progressing to [...]

International Women’s Day March 8, 20182018-03-05T10:04:34+00:00