PSAC-UTE strike votes have been postponed
The 2020 PSAC Ontario Regional Convention has been postponed.
Jaime Black, a Métis artist, launched The REDress Project in 2014. The installation art project involved collecting and hanging 600 red dresses symbolizing the hundreds of Indigenous women and girls whose lives were stolen.
Domestic violence impacts work life. In Canada, over a third of people have experienced violence at the hands of an intimate partner or ex-partner. The trauma and stress that victims experience frequently affects a worker’s ability to do their job.
For many, the violence doesn’t stop when they get to work. Over half of those who’ve experienced domestic violence say that at least one type of abuse act has occurred at or near the workplace. This can include abusive phone calls or text messages, stalking, or harassment near the workplace.
Experiencing violence shouldn’t mean a loss of pay. Victims may need time off to attend medical appointments, get counselling, relocate, or meet with lawyers or police.
PSAC Ontario is proud to present a new members guide for new employees entering the PSAC family.
PSAC's "Stop workplace violence" content aims to raise awareness about workplace violence and bullying in the workplace.
The following are concrete tools for workers and union leaders to identify and address workplace violence:
Currently, over 1500 people in Ontario are waiting for a life-saving organ transplant. Only 28% of Ontarians are registered donors, that’s 3.3 million out of an eligible 11.9 million people.
Registering online to be an organ donor takes only 2 minutes, with 1 organ donor being able to save up to 8 lives. By registering, you are giving hope to so many in need.