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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

July 18, 2017 - 10:17am •
Unionized workers employed by the Winnipeg Airports Authority (WAA) sent a clear message to their employer last night, voting strongly in favour of taking strike action later this week should mediation talks break down. Several meetings were held Monday evening to allow union members to vote to take strike action as early as 12:01 a.m., Saturday, July 22, if an agreement can’t be reached. That deadline can be extended, as needed, if talks remain productive.
July 14, 2017 - 10:00am •
Unionized workers employed by the Winnipeg Airports Authority (WAA) will hold a demonstration at noon today outside the airport departures level to protest contracting out and to demonstrate support for the bargaining team as they head into mediation.
June 12, 2017 - 12:00am •
Regina, SK – A candlelight vigil will be held tonight at 8:30 p.m. at the Saskatchewan Legislative Building in memory of the victims of the 2016 Orlando nightclub shooting. “The reason for the vigil is to raise awareness, reduce stigma, and start a conversation about violence towards the the GLBT community,” said Tim Hubick, Chair of the PSAC Regina Human Rights Committee. “These kinds of hate crimes affect our well-being, our families, our friends and our communities.”
May 25, 2017 - 9:56am •
Workers will take to the street today to rally against the attack on rural Alberta communities like Vegreville, where the federal government plans to close the Case Processing Centre (CPC) and move it to Edmonton at a cost of $46.6 million.  
February 24, 2017 - 9:00am •
To mark the first anniversary of Phoenix, the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC), has asked members to take individual actions to draw attention to the Phoenix pay system and its continuing problems and let the Liberal government know that one year of pay problems is one year too many.
February 14, 2017 - 8:34am •
The union representing workers at the Vegreville Case Processing Centre met with the Honourable Ahmed Hussen, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, yesterday to discuss the planned closure of the CPC in Vegreville.
December 13, 2016 - 11:48am •
Employees of the Port of Churchill visited Parliament Hill today to call on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Minister of Transport Marc Garneau to save the port by converting the Port of Churchill into a Port Authority under federal jurisdiction.The group posed for a photo that read, “No Christmas for Churchill – Save Our Port.”
December 12, 2016 - 4:39pm •
The largest union representing federal public service workers has launched a letter campaign urging Immigration Minister John McCallum to reconsider the closure of the Immigration Centre in Vegreville.
October 31, 2016 - 12:00am •
On October 31st, PSAC members in the Prairies will be taking action in their workplaces to support our bargaining team members and keep up the pressure to ensure the Liberals drop the Conservative agenda and return to the table with proposals that are in line with our bargaining priorities.
October 28, 2016 - 1:13pm •
Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada employees at the Case Processing Centre were shocked to learn on Thurs. October 27th that the Federal government plans to close their processing Centre in Vegreville and relocate it to Edmonton by the end of 2018. 

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