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Health and Safety

September 6, 2017 - 9:51am •
The deadline for responses is Friday, September 8, 2017.
May 5, 2017 - 10:41am •
As you may know, May 7-13 is recognized as North American Occupational Safety and Health (NAOSH) Week. During this week, events are planned, and workplace activities are encouraged, where Safety and Health is brought back to the forefront. Too often, Health and Safety is an afterthought in our workplaces. All health and safety activists are encouraged to attend an event in your region, and plan workplace activities that remind workers of the importance of health and safety in their daily routines.
April 28, 2017 - 9:48am •
The National Day of Mourning, held on April 28, was established to remember those who have lost their lives, or suffered injury or illness on the job. It also recognizes those who have worked tirelessly to prevent exposures, injuries and fatalities on the job and to celebrate their victories. 
February 15, 2017 - 2:01pm •
From November 15, 2016 to February 15, 2017, the Workers Compensation Act Legislative Review Committee 2016 asked for input from workers, employers, labour unions, industry and safety associations, key stakeholders and interested Manitobans to get a thorough understanding of the issues in order to prepare a final report for the government's consideration. The Public Service Alliance of Canada, Prairie Region submitted an analysis of the issues for consideration on behalf of the more than 8,000 PSAC members living and working in Manitoba.
December 16, 2016 - 12:00am •
The federal government has announced its commitment to banning asbestos and asbestos-containing products by 2018. This is a long-awaited decision; PSAC has been calling on the federal government to ban the import, export and manufacturing of asbestos for years.
November 25, 2016 - 2:18pm •
PSAC is taking the ongoing campaign to ban asbestos directly to the Prime Minister.
November 17, 2016 - 12:54pm •
NDP MP Sheri Benson has introduced a private member’s bill, C-321, to ban the import, export and manufacturing of asbestos and use the Canadian Environmental Protection Act to protect workers’ health.
June 2, 2016 - 12:00am •
Interested in becoming involved in supporting Human Rights at the workplace and in the community?
May 4, 2016 - 11:08am •
We are deeply concerned by the ongoing forest fire in Fort McMurray, Alberta. There are no reported deaths or major injuries as of this moment. We have communicated with elected PSAC union representatives in the region to check on the safety of our members in the area.
April 22, 2016 - 5:06pm •
We are happy to invite resolutions for the upcoming PSAC Prairies Regional Women's Conference, June 11-12, in Winnipeg, Manitoba.   RESOLUTIONS submission deadline is Wednesday June 1, 2016 by 12 noon (Manitoba time)   CLICK HERE for a PDF version of the text below.  

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