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Letters

April 18, 2012 - 12:00am •
Dear Brothers & Sisters,Election day is less than a week away and, on April 23, you will have the opportunity to influence the political landscape in your province.This is a landmark election in that, for the first time in 40 years, the Progressive Conservative Party of Alberta is seeing a decline in popularity and may be on the verge of a historic defeat. This is our opportunity to affect much needed change in Alberta.
April 11, 2012 - 7:06pm •
This week is a very dark one for many PSAC members across the country. Thousands of members received notices from their departments advising them that they are "affected employees", or worse, under the WFA. In some cases members were advised that the section or organization that they are working for is shutting its doors.
April 2, 2012 - 12:00am •
Dear Brothers & Sisters,On April 23, you will have the opportunity to influence the political landscape in your province as Alberta heads to the polls to elect the representatives who will guide your province over the next four years.
March 30, 2012 - 2:18pm •
Please email me directly with any information you have about how the cuts will be rolled out, when they will be rolled out, and who will be affected in your workplaces, now and as the weeks progress.
March 20, 2012 - 4:56pm •
As the representative for young workers in my region, I have heard time and time again the need for a place for young workers to gather on an ongoing basis. Please help to spread the word to the young workers in your region and encourage them to join the "PSAC Young Workers United!" Facebook group and engage in this constructive dialogue.
March 15, 2012 - 12:00am •
 PSAC members that are employed by Treasury Board and its agencies have protections in their collective agreements against job cuts in the federal public service. Employers must ensure that employees are treated equitably and given every opportunity to continue their careers. Your collective agreements outline your rights and options when you are an indeterminate employee facing a Work Force Adjustment situation, also known as the Employee Transition Policy for CFIA members.
March 12, 2012 - 12:00am •
 On March 21, the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination, we will stand up against racism, discrimination and the inequalities that keep us, as a society, from progressing.
March 5, 2012 - 5:16pm •
  It has now been two months since the workers at the Salvation Army's Booth Centre shelter in Ottawa walked off the job to protest poverty wages. Despite saying that it aims to fight poverty, the Salvation Army in Canada pays many of its workers less than the living wage. In the case of Ottawa, the living wage has been set by ACORN Canada at $13.50 per hour.
February 13, 2012 - 12:48pm •
International Women's Day represents nearly a century of struggle for the equality of women around the world. This year for March 8, sisters in the PSAC are fighting back against the Conservative government’s agenda to cut jobs and eliminate deficit, and moving forward to ensure our rights for the future.
February 7, 2012 - 5:21pm •
We are well into our new national public engagement campaign, the Third Choice Campaign, and public reception has been very positive to date. The first two films have accumulated more than 86,000 views on YouTube and our Facebook community continues to grow. We've also just released our latest video on search and rescue.

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