To: All Winnipeg and Area Local Presidents, RVP, NVP, Branch President, PRC Reps
From: Winnipeg Area Council
Invitation to the Area Council Budget Watch
Tuesday March 22, 2016
from 1:00 pm to approx 4:30 pm
Winnipeg Regional Office 175 Hargrave St
The PSAC Prairie Region and USGE were proud to be an official sponsor of the Canadian Gay Curling Championships held in Winnipeg on Feb 12-14th.
Frank Janz, Regional Vice-President with the Union of Solicitor General Employees and Alternate REVP Prairies, brought greetings on behalf of the PSAC and USGE.
The Saskatchewan provincial election is scheduled for April 4, 2016 and the Manitoba provincial election is scheduled for April 19, 2016.
PSAC Area Councils have already begun planning mobilization efforts and actions around provincial elections. To get involved, please contact the PSAC regional office closest to you to be added to the e-mail list and find out about upcoming meetings.
The Edmonton Area Council would like to invite all PSAC members to join them at their next meeting on Thursday, July 16, 2015 @5:30 p.m. at the Edmonton Regional Office.
If you would like to submit agenda items, please send an email to Chantelle Favell-Rubenstahl at: Chantelle.Favell-Rubenstahl@une-sen.org before the close of business on July 15, 2015.
The PSAC Prairie Region held a webinar on May 13, 2015 to discuss the Budget Implementation Act (Bill C-59), which authorizes Treasury Board to modify collective agreements to remove sick leave and impose a short and long term disability plan outside of collective agreements.
The PSAC Prairie Region held a webinar on April 8, 2015 to discuss the political rights of PSAC members and the different ways to get involved in the upcoming federal election, while staying within employer policies.
Employers may try to discourage employees from participating in political activitiy, but it's your democratic right. With a federal election looming and provincial elections to follow, watch the video of the webinar to find out how to exercise your political rights while protecting your jobs.
What was discussed:
Employers may try to discourage employees from participating in political activitiy, but it's your democratic right. With a federal election looming and provincial elections to follow, find out how to exercise your political rights while protecting your jobs on our next webinar.
On March 19, join with your colleagues to support our common campaign for healthy workplaces.
Together, members of all federal public service unions will show that we want healthier workplaces and better public service for all Canadians.