How to write a good resolution

This webinar is designed to equip participants to write resolutions that clearly express what they want the membership to adopt at the convention.

Amendments to Part II of the Canada Labour Code regarding the prevention of harassment and violence in the workplace

Significant changes will be made to the Canada Labour Code starting in January 2021, changes that will impact all federally regulated workers, including the federally regulated private sector (Canada Post), government agencies, the federal public service, and employees on Parliament Hill, the House of Commons, the Senate, the Library of Parliament and the Parliamentary Protective Service.

How to organize a virtual meeting in your local

While a significant number of their members have not returned to their workplaces, several Locals are looking at best practices and tools to use to organize virtual meetings with their members. What tools are available to organise virtual meetings at little or no cost? How can these meetings be prepared to reach a majority of members?

Return to the workplace: what to consider

In this webinar, an updated version of the one offered last June, we will address health and safety considerations related to the return to the workplace. We will also discuss the fear that surrounds the return to the workplace and what a return-to-work plan should look like.

Your rights regarding the use of special leave (code 699) – Treasury Board and Agencies

Whether you are back in the workplace or teleworking, health authorities’ instructions could affect you if they result in closing or restricting access to schools or daycare services. They may force you to request special leave (“other paid leave” code 699) to care for your children. You may also request this leave to care for a parent or relative affected by COVID.

Welcome to newly elected Local union officials

Despite the pandemic, the life of our Locals has continued. Presidents have retired, treasurers have left their positions after accepting employment with another employer, new shop stewards have taken over; in short, many members have taken on new responsibilities. How can the PSAC support these new leaders so that they can effectively represent their members?