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Government threatens collective bargaining rights in federal budget

April 22, 2015

The federal government said today it will eliminate the existing sick leave provisions for federal public service workers, whether or not an agreement is reached at the bargaining table. “The government is putting a time limit on the collective bargaining process and trying to pre-determine the outcome of bargaining, ” said Robyn Benson, PSAC National …

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In memoriam – Rick Daley

April 22, 2015

It is with great sadness that we advise you of the passing of Brother Rick Daley on Saturday April 18, 2015. Brother Daley worked with the Canadian Coast Guard for 35 years in several positions including boilermaker, a steward on the Louis St. Laurent, environmental response, lighthouse keeper on Machias Seal Island as as a …

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Federal government should re-open Kitsilano Coast Guard Station

April 20, 2015

In the wake of the toxic fuel spill in Vancouver harbor, UCTE and PSAC are calling on the government to immediately re-open Kitsilano Coast Guard Station and invest in marine safety and environmental protection. “This fuel spill should serve as a wake-up call to the government.” says Bob Jackson, Regional Executive Vice President of the PSAC, …

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Supporting striking UNW brothers & sisters

March 10, 2015

In support of striking members of the Union of Northern Workers, a component of the PSAC, UCTE donated $2,000 towards their strike funds. UNW workers are in for a long hard battle. Any local interested in making a donation to their strike fund should contact UNW President Todd Parsons by phone at 867-873-5668 or visit …

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