Meeting Today's Challenges in Our Workplaces & Supporting Strong Activists to the Benefits of All Workers
THEME: The overall theme will focus on psychological threats in our workplaces by examining the current legislation, including Regulation XX of the Canada Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, as well as examining and preparing for proposed changes to this Regulation through Bill C-65. Discussion will include reference to applicable Provincial legislation for members covered under those provisions. We will work together in a variety of formats in order to provide tools, resources, skills and confidence to ensure workplace issues are dealt with appropriately.
Health and Safety Issues: What Health & Safety concerns do you have in your in your workplace? Do you have a question for PSAC Staff, or PSAC elected officials? Information gathered will help shape the conference as we plan our agenda. There may also be an opportunity to have your questions and concerns discussed in a large group, panel discussion, as part of the agenda.
Local Certification: It is the responsibility of applicants to have their Local President (or a designate of the Local President) confirm that the applicant is an active member of the committee(s) indicated on their application. Please have the Local President email Jacqueline Maurice,
(firstname.lastname@example.org) Administrative Assistant with this information.
The Radisson Hotel Saskatoon, (https://www.radisson.com/saskatoon-hotel-sk-s7k6x6/sksaskat?s_cid=os.ame...) The Conference will begin on Friday, November 16, 2018 and conclude on mid afternoon on Sunday, November 18, 2018. Those members in travel status for this conference, as per the PSAC Travel Policy will travel to Saskatoon on Friday, November 16, 2018 in the afternoon and depart late afternoon, early evening on Sunday November 18, 2018, depending on flight options at the time of the conference.
PSAC Policies are in Effect - No Smoking & Scent-free Environments. Participants are asked to refrain from using scented products & smoking only in designated areas during the Conference. Many members have severe allergies & chemical sensitivities to scents & smoke. We anticipate your cooperation with these policies. The Accessibility & Travel Policies can be found on the National PSAC website