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.
January 19, 2012 - 11:07am •
In 1995, the Government of Canada officially declared February Black History Month throughout the country. Since then, throughout the month of February, we recognize the achievements and contributions of Black Canadians, and reflect on the issues and difficulties that continue to be faced today within the Black community.
January 18, 2012 - 3:33pm •
Good morning,Sister Gloria Kelly has resigned from her position as the South East Manitoba Rep on the Prairie Region Council.Gloria has been involved with the union since the early days of her career and was awarded the NCR Human Rights Award for lifetime work in the area of women’s rights in 2008. She also received the NCR Women’s Conference Award for activism in 2009.I would like to take this opportunity to thank her for her contribution to the Council and wish her all the best. I know that she will remain a committed activist.
January 17, 2012 - 12:00am •
Dear Brothers & Sisters,Together, we accomplished much to improve food safety in 2011. Thanks to you and thousands of others who have intervened, Ottawa made improvements to food safety and continued to address the chronic shortage of inspectors last year.But much of this progress is now threatened.
January 6, 2012 - 12:00am •
Brothers and Sisters, Due to commitments and responsibilities in his role as the newly elected Regional Vice President of the Union of National Employees for Alberta, Northwest Territories and Nunavut, Brother Kevin King has stepped down from his duties as Geographical Representative for Southern Alberta on the Prairie Regional Council.
December 5, 2011 - 3:27pm •
On December 10, 2011, we celebrate the achievements of all human rights activists for The United Nations’ Human Rights Day.
December 1, 2011 - 12:00am •
Nearly one in ten people are living with a disability and on December 3, 2011 – International Day of Persons with Disabilities – we stand in solidarity with our brothers and sisters to advocate for their right to live and work in society with dignity, autonomy and equality.