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PSPC set to award contracts to speed up Phoenix pay processing, says Linklater, as unions protest third anniversary

By EMILY HAWS      MAR. 6, 2019


Union members have ‘had it,’ says PSAC president Chris Aylward, as damages talks set to continue on March 8.

Movie Screening of Indian Horse

In Commemoration of the International Day for the Elimination of Racism, PSAC-NCR’s Racially Visible Action Committee and the Indigenous Action Circle will screen Indian Horse.

After negotiations, members working at the Unitarian Services Committee of Canada ratified their new collective agreement on February 19, 2019.   

Marta Monaghan, local president, says: “We are pleased with the new wage increase provisions. And we’re also proud to have achieved leave for victims of domestic violence. Ensuring this new leave will set a standard and help other bargaining units win this as part of their collective agreement.”

Action Reports:

-January we held a plant-gate and action on Sparks street to keep the pressure on. Read the recap here.

Kevin Hanson, Co-Chair Young Workers’ Committee

NCR members turned the HEAT UP on our new campaign!

On Jan. 28 members rallied in the NCR to stop the privatization of heating and cooling in the downtown core federal buildings. Led by our Alternate REVP, Alex Silas, members petitioned in the extreme cold to gather support. Speakers included supporters: NDP MPP Joel Harden, NDP MP Daniel Blaikie (Critic for Treasury Board and PSPC) and VP in the NCR for PIPSC Stephen Aubry. We received press coverage from Radio-Canada, CBC, Ottawa Citizen, The Hill Times, IPolitics and more!