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Political Action

October 3, 2014 - 12:00am •
Dear PSAC member:On October 22, Winnipeggers will head to the polls to elect a new mayor and city council that will oversee our city’s priorities and growth over the next four years.As with every election, we encourage our members to educate themselves on the candidates and the issues, and ultimately to exercise their democratic right on Election Day and vote.
August 21, 2014 - 12:00pm •
To:      All PSAC Sisters and Brothers in the Winnipeg Area  From:  Winnipeg Regional Women's Committee
July 13, 2014 - 12:00am •
When Yvonne Hein heard about Tony Clement's plan to take away accumulated sick leave benefits from federal public service workers, the PSAC/Agriculture Union member decided to let her MP know exactly how she felt about it. She wrote the following letter to Shelley Glover, Member of Parliament for Saint Boniface in Winnipeg. She has yet to receive a response.
June 16, 2014 - 12:00am •
Marianne Hladun submitted the following letter regarding National Public Service Week to the Winnipeg Free Press.
May 29, 2014 - 12:00am •
This government has cut billions of dollars from public services and thousands of federal government jobs. These cuts are putting public services and public safety on the line. Harper’s shameful record is a resounding failure.
February 14, 2014 - 12:00am •
The Parliamentary Committee studying Bill C-525 spent just three hours hearing from witnesses and asking them questions about changes to three federal labour laws that will affect over a million workers.
February 11, 2014 - 12:00am •
The Conservative government has failed once again to promote a positive vision for Canada by investing in the future. After several years of eviscerating the public services that Canadians count on, they continue to promote shortsighted policies designed to foster its reelection.
February 5, 2014 - 7:36pm •
In the following letter to the editor, one Canadian realizes that Harper's attack on public services have gone too far when he can't get the service he needs. The letter was published in the Edmonton Journal on February 5, 2014.
February 4, 2014 - 12:00am •
Finance Minister Jim Flaherty will table Economic Action Plan 2014 in the House of Commons on Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. EST.Across the Prairies, union members from PSAC and other unions will gather to watch the release of the federal budget, discuss its impact on unions and union members, and speak out on behalf of working families across Canada.
December 3, 2013 - 5:15pm •
For the second video in our series, PSAC Prairies members share their past experiences using sick leave and how invaluable that benefit was to them and their families when faced with unexpected circumstances. Phrases such as "peace of mind" and "insurance policy" were conveyed as part of the discussion.

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