March 29, 2012 - 10:06pm •
Biography of Howard Willems, long-time PSAC member and activist, lobbying the government for action around their harmful asbestos policy.
February 13, 2012 - 12:19pm •
Fatal Deception, a recently aired CBC documentary, looks into the asbestos industry and the harmful health effects of the mineral. It highlights how the industry and government have been lying to Canadians. The documentary asks, "Is the federal government relying on junk science to justify its support for re-opening asbestos mines in Quebec?"
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 25, 2012 - 9:22am •
The Canada Employment and Immigration Union (CEIU) and the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) have launched a new transit advertising campaign that sheds light on the disturbing effects of Service Canada cuts to Canadians, and asks the public to take action.
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.
November 30, 2011 - 12:00am •
PSAC member Howard Willems writes an open letter to all Conservative MPs and national media regarding the Conservative government's asbestos policy and exporting of asbestos to developing Southeast Asian countries.
October 1, 2011 - 12:00am •
The recent labour disputes with CUPW and CAW have shown frightening new trends in bargaining that include a relentless attack on our retirement security and hard-earned health benefits, and a government that is all too willing to introduce back-to-work legislation if their corporate friends are inconvenienced.
March 1, 2009 - 12:00am •
Corporate think-tanks, such as the C.D. Howe Institute and the Canadian Federation of Independent Business, are pressuring the Harper government to attack our pensions in order to cut the deficit.
September 2, 2004 - 12:00am •
PSAC calls the results of a CFIB study into question for their flawed methodology because reputable compensation research firms don't use census data for comparing wage rates between jobs.