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Letters

September 17, 2014 - 12:00am •
Annual fundraising drives for United Ways across the Prairies have kicked off and we’re asking PSAC members to reach into their pockets and continue their pattern of giving generously. Supporting this important community-focused charity is one of the best and most effective ways to reach out into your local community.
March 10, 2014 - 5:14pm •
Please see the attached below notice from PSAC National President Robyn Benson regarding boycotting National Public Service Week activities in June.I respectfully ask that Prairies members not participate in activities in your workplace, whether employer or employee sponsored, and that you encourage other members to do the same.
February 27, 2014 - 4:39pm •
March 8 is International Women’s Day, an annual celebration of women’s economic, political and social achievements. The 2014 theme for the internationally recognized day is “Inspiring Change”. It calls attention to the positive gains made, but the inequities that still exists and the work we have left to do.
December 4, 2013 - 12:00am •
On December 6 we recognize the National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, a time to honour the countless women throughout Canada and around the world who are victims of violence in their lives, including the 14 young women at l'École Polytechnique de Montréal who were murdered in 1989 because they were women.
November 27, 2013 - 12:00am •
On December 3 we recognize the annual International Day of Persons with Disabilities, a day to bring awareness and understanding to the issues that affect the lives of persons with disabilities every day. It’s also a day to hold the government to account for their responsibilities to persons with disabilities from coast to coast to coast.
November 20, 2013 - 2:28pm •
November 20 is the annual Trans Day of Remembrance, a day dedicated to transgender, transsexual, and two-spirit individuals who have been killed or have been victims of violent attacks based on anti-transgender hatred or prejudice. Sadly, these kinds of attacks are all too frequent and transgender peoples have no legislated protection.
October 11, 2013 - 11:16am •
Dear PSAC Young Workers:Do you want a forum to discuss the impact of current issues on young workers? Are you interested in getting together to build solidarity, share knowledge and develop skills? As young workers, we face the same issues other Canadian workers face, as well as some that are unique to our demographic.
August 30, 2013 - 11:37am •
Each year on Labour Day we celebrate the achievements of all workers across Canada.This year, let’s honour the thousands of hardworking PSAC members who have been affected by the federal government’s reckless slash and burn agenda. As of May 31, 21,734 of our members in 58 departments have received notices saying they could lose their jobs, including 2,711 from the Prairie Region.
June 17, 2013 - 12:00am •
June 21 is National Aboriginal Day, an annual day to celebrate the rich, diverse cultures of First Nations, Métis and Inuit people. It’s also an opportunity to learn more about Aboriginal people and their contributions to Canada.
June 7, 2013 - 12:00am •
Have you ever been asked, “What has the union done for us?” As union activists, we know how much we benefit from our collective agreements, but not everyone knows how much we’ve fought for and the gains we’ve made in the past.Based on feedback and suggestions from PSAC members and local leaders across the Prairies, we’re moving forward with a video project to put faces to our members and give an outlet to share our stories and successes from the past. This will be an important resource for us to help all members learn about our history and build solidarity.

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