A message brought to you by the Human Rights and Race Relations Committee
June 21 is Canada’s National Aboriginal Day which is meant to recognize and celebrate the cultures and contributions of the First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples of Canada. The day was first celebrated in 1996 after it was proclaimed by then Governor General Roméo LeBlanc, 14 years after it was first called for by several Aboriginal groups.
June 21 often coincides with the summer solstice and was therefore chosen as National Aboriginal Day because of its cultural significance in aboriginal cultures. National Aboriginal Day has become an integral part of a series of “Celebrate Canada” days that starts with National Aboriginal Day on June 21, Quebec’s National Holiday on ...June 17, 2016
The federal government is responsible for paying public service workers on time for the work they do. Unfortunately, the new Phoenix pay system is not working and hurting many public service workers. It is also putting excessive stress on the employees who process pay under the new system.June 17, 2016
In light of the slow pace of negotiations with the new Liberal government, the PSAC is calling on members to boycott the government’s National Public Service Week to be held June 12-18 this year.June 17, 2016
The Nova Scotia & Prince Edward Island CEIU Presidents and Deputy Trustees Theresa MacInnis and Eddy Bourque show their support for our PSAC bargaining team and Kelly Bush from the PA Bargaining Team who attended our Presidents meeting on June 11th in Dartmouth, Nova Scotia.
June 15, 2016
On June 7th and 8th, 2016, all of the CEIU Deputy Trustees met in Ottawa with Chris Aylward, the CEIU Trustee, and John Gordon, the CEIU Administrator, as well as some members of the CEIU senior staff.