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The Public Service Alliance of Canada represents 172,000 workers across the country and more than 23,000 in the Prairie Region, ­the majority of whom are in the federal public sector.

For more media inquiries/interviews please contact:

Thomas Linner, Regional Political Communications Officer
Office: 204-943-5499, Email: linnert@psac.com

November 14, 2017 - 3:34pm •
The union representing Port of Churchill workers is calling on the federal government to finally recognize that Omnitrax will play no further role in the future of the Hudson Bay Railway, the Port of Churchill, and the communities affected by their negligence. Today, Omnitrax declared its intention to sue the federal government under NAFTA rather than live up to its duty to repair the rail line.
September 27, 2017 - 10:24am •
Members of the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) and the Union of Canadian Transport Employees (UCTE) at the Winnipeg Airport will be holding a public rally at City Hall today (Wednesday, September 27, 2017) at 12 noon.
September 26, 2017 - 4:33pm •
Union members, community groups and concerned citizens will gather at Winnipeg City Hall to support Winnipeg Airport workers and call for a fair collective agreement.
September 21, 2017 - 11:17am •
In one month – on October 19, 2017 -  it will be the second anniversary of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberal government. It is also day that the federal government has chosen to impose as a deadline for employees of the Vegreville Immigration Centre. 
August 22, 2017 - 11:04am •
The Winnipeg Airport is doubling-down on its efforts to contract out employees’ work.
August 11, 2017 - 2:52pm •
The Winnipeg Airport Authority has been sitting on a potential threat to public safety for over a year.
July 28, 2017 - 9:20am •
Come gather today to send a message to the Winnipeg Airport Authority (WAA) and support PSAC/UCTE workers.
July 25, 2017 - 10:23am •
Following the failure to negotiate in good faith with workers, the employer is now negotiating in the media, rather than at the bargaining table. 
July 24, 2017 - 12:00am •
A strike began at the Winnipeg Airport Monday morning (July 24, 2017) at 3:00am. After seven days of negotiations with the assistance of a federally-appointed mediator aimed at resolving all outstanding issues in bargaining between the Winnipeg Airport and its General Bargaining Unit employees, members of UCTE Local 50600 of the PSAC, the employer left the talks at 6:00pm Sunday after tabling an offer which failed to address almost all of those issues.
July 21, 2017 - 12:51pm •
A strike could occur at the Winnipeg Airport as early as Monday, if the union is unable to reach a tentative agreement with the employer. The Public Service Alliance of Canada served the required 72-hour notice late last night.

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