On March 22, PSAC members attended a rally in support and solidarity with members from the International International Association of Machinists & Aerospace Workers Union (IAM). Standing together for quality public services, PSAC and IAM members said "No!" to the government cuts and slashing of public services.
The National Day of Action was a huge success with hundreds of members from worksites all over the Prairie Region standing together in solidarity over the noon hour.I'd like to thank all of the locals for participating in this important action. I so admire the courage and persistence of all of the Sisters and Brothers who wore a sticker, waved a flag, or put on a black arm band, and collectively rallied together to take a stand against the damaging austerity agenda of this government.
Members of the Public Service Alliance of Canada are taking to the streets, throughout the Prairies and across Canada, in protest of the Conservative government’s austerity agenda. At noon today, March 1, PSAC members will stand together in front of their workplaces to rally against the slashing of public services.
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.
PSAC National President John Gordon met with Treasury Board President Tony Clement this week to voice the union's opposition to the Conservative's plan to eliminate the deficit by cutting public services.