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Campaigns

August 29, 2012 - 4:10pm •
 CUPE Manitoba is hosting two Town Hall meetings on Employment Insurance, one in Winnipeg and one in Brandon.  Guest Speaker Neil Cohen, Director of the Community Unemployed Help Centre will walk us through the Employment Insurance system and outline resources available to unemployed Manitobans. The Town hall will also deal with recent federal cuts to Employment Insurance.Susan Norman, NVP for CEIU Manitoba, will also be speaking at the event.For more information, see attached or visit the MFL events page
July 16, 2012 - 12:00am •
 In July, Treasury Board President Tony Clement made an appearance in Brandon, Manitoba where PSAC members handed him and Merv Tweed, Conservative MP for Brandon-Souris, their affected letters. Members also discussed their concerns regarding EI services leaving Manitoba and the issue of closing the Prairie Farm Rehabilitation Administration (PFRA) in Saskatchewan.
July 3, 2012 - 12:00am •
Prairies REVP Marianne Hladun wrote a letter to Saskatoon-Humboldt MP Brad Trost regarding the Conservative government's conflicting actions around human trafficking.
June 26, 2012 - 3:04pm •
PSAC has launched an online campaign for people to send Harper an "affected" letter telling him that his services will no longer be required after the 2015 election.The Prairie Region is home to the Prime Minister and 10 Ministers, including:
June 21, 2012 - 4:20pm •
The two largest federal public service unions are charging Treasury Board and a number of departments with failing to set up the system that will assist employees whose jobs are disappearing to stay in the public service.
June 18, 2012 - 12:00am •
In an effort to boycott employer activities for public service week the Edmonton Area Council ordered cupcakes for PSAC members during public service week. Locals located in Canada Place picked up cupcakes throughout the day. Other Locals ordered theirs to be delivered were encouraged to coordinate their cupcake affair on or around the same time as the employer-planned celebrations. Click any photo to view the entire Edmonton National Public Service Week photo album.
June 15, 2012 - 12:00am •
The member appreciation BBQ in Regina was a huge succes. The BBQ was organized to honour public service workers and speak out against the employer's hypocritical position on National Public Service Week.Members turned out in large numbers over 400 for a hamburger or hotdog and drink, courtesy of M&M Burgers. PSAC members volunteered to help serve and talk with the members, and many attendees stayed to network with other PSAC members.
May 30, 2012 - 11:09pm •
Dear Sisters & Brothers,National Public Service Week, June 10-16, marks the importance of federal public service employees and recognizes their accomplishments and the positive role they play in Canadian society.
May 22, 2012 - 12:00am •
Reasonable Job OffersWhat constitutes a reasonable job offer? If relocation beyond the headquarters area is required for a position, is it considered a reasonable job offer?
May 22, 2012 - 12:00am •
Notices:I've heard through the grapevine that any public servant positions in the RCMP detachments are not being looked at for layoff? Is this correct?Generally, all areas of the public service are being impacted by the cuts to the public service, but for more information on your specific department, consult with your component.

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