February 27, 2013 - 12:00am •
The Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) 2013 Solidarity Kid’s Camp of Manitoba will be held August 18‐24 at Caddy Lake Camp in the Whiteshell.The PSAC Prairie Region Council has approved funding to pay the registration fee for a child of a PSAC member. If no requests are received, the money will be sent to the Solidarity Kid’s Camp as a donation.
January 14, 2013 - 12:08pm •
The attached Mission Statement was drafted by the PSAC National Board of Directors following its retreat in October, 2012. It has been endorsed and duly signed by all members of the Board.
January 9, 2013 - 12:00am •
You are invited to help build The Lethbridge Declaration - a grassroots Federal NDP campaign built by progressive Prairie people who want to live in an inclusive Canada that leaves no one behind, who feel urgent action is needed to push back on the direction Stephen Harper and the Conservatives are taking Canada, and who want to be involved in making that change happen.
January 4, 2013 - 12:44pm •
On October 22, 2012, the Manitoba Labour Board certified PSAC as the bargaining agent for all research assistants and student assistants employed at Brandon University. Local 55601 comprises nearly 400 members employed annually by the university.At their first general meeting on December 3, 2012, members elected the bargaining team and executive for PSAC Local 55601. Corey DeGagné, a Brandon University student who was involved in the organizing drive, was elected Local President.
January 2, 2013 - 10:16am •
The Public Service Alliance of Canada reached a tentative agreement with Parks Canada Agency on Friday, November 23, 2012. Ratification vote meetings will be held across the country throughout the next month.
December 6, 2012 - 2:49pm •
Report of the Regional Executive Vice-President, Prairies to the Manitoba Federation of Labour Executive Council submitted for the December 6-7, 2012 meeting. This report covers the period from the last MFL meeting.
October 26, 2012 - 5:37pm •
Everyone’s got an opinion, and we want to hear it. PSAC Prairies members are invited to share their thoughts regarding the 2013-2015 PSAC Prairie Region Education Plan at planning meetings throughout the Prairies this November and December.
October 26, 2012 - 4:05pm •
The Prairie Region Council Education Committee has begun the process of developing the 2013 - 2015 Prairies Regional Education plan. We are gathering ideas and input from members across the region in a variety of ways:Membership Survey - open to all PSAC Prairies members. The survey takes about five minutes to complete, and each completed survey will be entered into a draw for a GREAT PRIZE (two prizes awarded in each province). The survey closes November 30 and the draw for prizes will take place December 12.
October 26, 2012 - 9:47am •
Rally Against the Harper GovernmentFriday, November 9, 20126:00 - 7:00 p.m.Union Hill, Errol Black Park, Corner 1st Street & Rosser AvenueJoin the rally and campaign to stop the cuts from the Harper Government. They are affecting our community and our lives.This event is hosted by the Brandon & District Labour CouncilPost Rally Coffee House: Songs & Solidarity with David RovicsFriday, November 9, 20128:00 p.m. concertDoors open at 7:00 p.m.
October 23, 2012 - 12:00am •
The Winnipeg Labour Council Policy and Educational Conference entitled "Political Action Boot Camp" is only one month away. This conference is a very important training and networking opportunity for labour and community activists.Attendees will receive a crash course in three areas of political necessity: Community organizing; Effective Lobbying; and Election Campaigning. These areas are key to having the labour movement be successful in political endeavours.