September 5, 2012 - 5:09pm •
Labour Day is a time to recognize the contributions of workers and their unions and their collective efforts to build stronger, safer communities for everyone. This year, on September 3, PSAC members attended and volunteered at various events throughout the Prairie Region to recognize the annual event.
August 30, 2012 - 12:23pm •
The 6th Triennial Prairie Region Convention will be held June 27-29, 2014 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan at TCU Place, Saskatoon’s Arts & Convention Centre.
August 29, 2012 - 4:03pm •
Issue: UFCW 1118 on strike/lockout for fair wages and working hours. Actions Requested: Support your sisters and brothers on the picket line at 127 Avenue and 76 Street in Edmonton. When: Pickets will be going in shifts between Monday and Friday, 6 a.m. and 6:30 p.m.
August 20, 2012 - 2:28pm •
The Edmonton Regional Women’s Committee is seeking donations from Locals for this year’s Tools for School campaign. Donations can be made by cash or cheque before August 30, 2012.These monies go to the Tools for School campaign put on by the United Way Alberta Capital Region. Last year, they filled 12,118 backpacks with school supplies through the annual program that aims to help more students succeed.
August 8, 2012 - 1:39pm •
On July 18, the National Board of Directors made a decision to hold a cross-country day of action this fall on Saturday, September 15, 2012. Activities for the September 15th cross-country day of action will be organized in every PSAC region, and will be coordinated through the PSAC's Regional Offices.
July 31, 2012 - 12:00am •
Marianne Hladun, PSAC Regional Executive Vice-President for the Prairie Region, joined approximately 80 AUPE members on the picket line this morning at the Revera Riverbend Retirement Residence.Practical nurses, health-care aides and support staff at Revera Riverbend have been on strike for nearly seven weeks. In a letter, PSAC National Vice-President Chris Aylward, urged owners to get back to the bargaining table and called for "a quick resolution to this labour dispute."
July 11, 2012 - 11:24am •
As many of you know we have recently received resignations from Terry Inigo-Jones, Communications Director, and from Luanne Climenhaga, Office Administrator. We are missing them both and wish them exceptionally well. As a result the AFL is hiring and have the attached two positions to post. Please make sure that you spread this information as broadly as you can. IF you have networks that could be useful please make sure that they are informed. The closing date is JULY 25, 2012.
June 20, 2012 - 10:51am •
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June 18, 2012 - 12:00am •
In an effort to boycott employer activities for public service week the Edmonton Area Council ordered cupcakes for PSAC members during public service week. Locals located in Canada Place picked up cupcakes throughout the day. Other Locals ordered theirs to be delivered were encouraged to coordinate their cupcake affair on or around the same time as the employer-planned celebrations. Click any photo to view the entire Edmonton National Public Service Week photo album.