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Canadian Infrastructure Bank

(Please click on photo above to watch video!) Government is rushing the $35 Billion project The Finance Minister has said he would like the new Canada Infrastructure Bank up and running by the end of 2017. Operational details for the project were only included in the recently-tabled Budget Implementation Act, and the government has already begun a recruitment drive for [...]

Canadian Infrastructure Bank 2017-07-18T10:13:31+00:00

Phoenix compensation claim system, TB bargaining, OLG arbitration decision

MONTHLY NEWSLETTER FROM LARRY ROUSSEAU, NCR REGIONAL EXECUTIVE VICE PRESIDENT September 2016 PHOENIX PAY CRISIS: Q&A, COMPENSATION PROCESS, OFFERS FROM CO-OPs Regrettably, Phoenix pay problems are still affecting thousands of members, and PSAC continues to work with government to develop solutions and mitigation measures. We’ve updated our Q&A to account for the latest developments—check it out here. Following intense PSAC [...]

Phoenix compensation claim system, TB bargaining, OLG arbitration decision 2016-12-04T20:50:24+00:00

PSPC Workplace Visible Minority Network AGM Notice

PSPC Workplace Visible Minority Network AGM Notice For members who work at Public Services and Procurement Canada. Please find attached a notice for the Annual General Meeting of PSPC’s Visible Minority Network. They will be holding elections for a new Chair.  You do not need to live in National Capital Area to be the chair or to participate in the [...]

PSPC Workplace Visible Minority Network AGM Notice 2016-04-22T12:08:57+00:00

International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT)

International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT) The 2015 Global theme for International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia is LGBT Youth. This past year I have personally heard from 3 friends who have Trans children who are facing Transphobia within their own school systems.  Fighting for their child’s right to be safe and secure when attending school and in particular [...]

International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia (IDAHOT) 2016-12-04T20:50:41+00:00

Match Girls

In Celebration of Women’s History Month:  Story and Songs about the Match Girls / les allumettières, who engaged in the earliest strikes by women in Quebec in 1919 and 1924 against meagre pay and horrible working conditions making matches for E. B. Eddy. Story:  Ruth Stewart-Verger, Ottawa StoryTellers, tells the story in English of the Match Girls and one of [...]

Match Girls 2016-12-04T20:50:46+00:00
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