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March 21, 2017

March 21st – International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

This year’s theme for the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination is: “Racial profiling and incitement to hatred, including in the context of migration.” Refugees and migrants are particular targets of racial profiling and incitement to hatred. From a Union’s perspective, it is our responsibility to enforce a zero tolerance approach through education and ...
August 4, 2015

CEIU participates in an interview in regards to the 3 year review of the implementation of the Reform in the IRB

Earlier in the year, the Canada Employment and Immigration Union (CEIU) was contacted to participate in an interview concerning the three (3) year review on the implementation of Reform in the Immigration and Refugee Board (IRB) with particular emphasis on the Refugee Protection Division (RPD). Click here to read the Executive Summary prepared by Norm ...
November 8, 2013

CEIU Intervenes in Chairperson’s Selection

On October 4, 2013, Steve McCuaig, CEIU National Executive Vice-President and Norm Murray, National Vice-President for the Immigration and Refugee Board (IRB), sent a letter to the Clerk of the Privy Council, with a copy to the Prime Minister, offering their opinion on the selection of the new IRB Chairperson.  Keeping in mind that public ...
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October 8, 2013 / CEIU National Executive Vice-President, Steve McCuaig and Norm Murray, the NVP for IRB write a letter to the Privy Council Office regarding IRB
July 18, 2013 / Alternation, Still an Issue
July 18, 2013 / Update on the WFA
April 18, 2013 / PSAC wins on alternation policy grievance
April 2, 2013 / Thank you from your union
March 11, 2013 / New members to CEIU
March 11, 2013 / IRB Committee Initiates Workshop at Conference
August 24, 2012 / Work Force Adjustment Information
June 22, 2012 / The Neglected
April 23, 2012 / The Work Force Adjustment “WFA” has now hit the ground
April 21, 2012 / Message from John Gordon on cuts to jobs and services
March 27, 2012 / Workforce Adjustment
March 22, 2012 / Work Force Adjustment ”WFA” Committees’ Status
February 27, 2012 / The saga of IRB’s dubious staffing practices continues
February 20, 2012 / The union pushes the 3 Departments to set up national workforce adjustment committees
February 17, 2012 / New Refugee Bill C-31 to adversely impact our members
February 14, 2012 / CEIU Members take on Legal Discrimination battle at IRB
December 13, 2011 / CEIU Supports the Public Service Commission’s Push for Fair Hiring Practices at IRB
July 22, 2011 / Staffing, classification practices at IRB under further review
November 9, 2010 / IRB loses bid to stop staffing investigations
June 23, 2010 / Job security and Bill C-11
June 11, 2010 / Bill C-11: amended version under review
May 28, 2010 / CEIU submission on Bill C-11
April 19, 2010 / Change sought to administration of medical leave
March 18, 2010 / Budget squeeze on departments prompts request for special talks
March 17, 2010 / CEIU pursues full participation in review of refugee system
October 22, 2009 / It is time Parliament called ‘strike three’ on Immigration Refugee Board appointment practices, staff union says
October 15, 2009 / Public Service Commission blasts IRB on hiring practices
January 9, 2009 / National agreement reached with IRB on leave for union officers
January 29, 2008 / Union to fight exclusion of PM-3 positions at IRB
October 20, 2006 / CEIU members at IRB urged to participate in self-identification campaign
October 18, 2006 / Increased retroactive pay for IRB Adjudicators
November 25, 2005 / Union responds to work force adjustment at IRB
April 21, 2005 / CEIU members at IRB meet at national conference
February 22, 2005 / Classification upgrade for staff at IRB

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