FAQ on retroactive pay  TC  SV  EB  PA   When will the deal come into effect? If a majority of members vote “yes” in the ratification vote, PSAC will meet with the employer to sign your new collective agreement. With the exception of wages, which are retroactive, the new negotiated provisions come into effect on date of signing, unless [...]

FAQ on retroactive pay 2017-03-15T16:23:12+00:00

Protection Services Officers for the Winnipeg Mint Local 50058 Ratification Vote

  After more than a year at the bargaining table, the team from the Protection Services Officers at the Royal Canadian Mint in Winnipeg finally were able to get a first Collective Agreement with their Employer. The team which consisted of Ken Staub, Shaun Boyce, Shaun Hunter and was led by the PSAC negotiator, Tom Milne, spent many hours hammering [...]

Protection Services Officers for the Winnipeg Mint Local 50058 Ratification Vote 2017-03-10T13:44:03+00:00

Be Bold for Change

  A year ago women’s rights were trudging forward and upward in North America.  We still had fights for pay equity and child care before us but we were in a relatively good position.  We had a Prime Minister who chose his gender parity cabinet with intention and there was a President to our south who considered himself to be [...]

Be Bold for Change 2017-03-07T10:27:28+00:00

New GSU Logo Contest

Attention GSU Members!   Here is an exciting opportunity! As you know, at the 2014 GSU Convention a resolution was passed: "BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED THAT a contest/campaign be initiated where the membership submits designs for membership ratification." The contest will begin on February 10th, 2017 and end on March 31, 2017 Helpful Hints: The acronym GSU should appear in [...]

New GSU Logo Contest 2017-02-14T15:37:24+00:00

February is Black History Month

  I know that Black History Month is about celebrating the accomplishments of Black Canadians, and the attached PSAC Statement reflects that beautifully.  But celebrating and talking about the success of Black Canadians feels a bit false with all that is happening in our world today. Living in today’s world is a bit surreal.  We have a megalomaniac who is [...]

February is Black History Month 2017-02-08T13:48:11+00:00