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Media Releases

June 2, 2017 - 1:50pm •
On May 31, 2017, Anishinabek Police Service (APS) officers who are represented by the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) voted down the employer’s final offer vote conducted by the Ministry of Labour over three days (May 29-31). “We were surprised that the employer, instead of negotiating with us, went to the members with an offer that had even more cuts then what they had last agreed to at the bargaining table”, states Sharon DeSousa, PSAC Ontario Regional Executive Vice-President.
May 9, 2017 - 2:21pm •
Sault Ste Marie – Workers at the Ontario Lottery and Gaming corporation (OLG) headquarters in Sault Ste Marie are attempting to achieve a fair first collective agreement. The Local joined the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) last year, and negotiations are reaching a critical point. PSAC filed for conciliation on May 3rd and we are currently waiting the appointment of a conciliation officer to assist negotiations going forward. To continue to support negotiations workers will be holding a rally at city hall.
May 3, 2017 - 1:49pm •
Toronto –Workers employed at the Slots at Woodbine are rallying to demand a fair contract from the Ontario Lottery and Gaming corporation (OLG). As the OLG’s largest and most profitable facility, workers are demanding to be fairly compensated given the high cost of living in the city.
February 16, 2017 - 11:23am •
Angus, ON – The Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) will be holding a demonstration outside of the Canadian Forces Base Borden over the continued problem-plagued, federal public service pay system known as Phoenix. When: Tuesday, February 21, 2017 at 2:30pm Where: CFB Borden (Angus Gate) This demonstration comes just days before the one year anniversary of the government rolling out the Phoenix pay system (February 24th), and all the problems that have transpired because of it.
December 9, 2016 - 1:48pm •
Point Edward, ON, December 9, 2016 - The Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC), which represents the 47 Blue Water Bridge workers that have been on strike for nearly three weeks, have reached a new agreement. Our negotiating team met with the employer yesterday, with the assistance of the Labour Board Conciliation officer, to reignite negotiations with the Federal Bridge Corporation Limited (FBCL). On December 8 at 6 p.m., a tentative agreement was reached.
November 25, 2016 - 10:19am •
Point Edward, ON, - The Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) will be holding a mass solidarity rally in support of our members who are on strike, which work for Blue Water Bridge on:
November 23, 2016 - 11:15am •
Point Edward, ON, Nov. 22, 2016 - The 47 workers represented by the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) who work for Blue Water Bridge are on strike as of November 21, 2016. PSAC has reached out to other unions, community groups and the public to not use the Blue Water Bridge to avoid the picket lines.
November 20, 2016 - 5:11pm •
Point Edward, ON, Nov. 20, 2016 - The 47 workers represented by the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) who work for Blue Water Bridge are taking strike action after the employer (the Federal Bridge Corporation), refused to bargain fairly and continued to demand major concessions. PSAC served the employer with the legally required 72-hour notice as of Thursday November 17, 2016, following a membership meeting with the workers at Blue Water Bridge. Members have made it clear that if the employer is not willing to negotiate fairly, that we would take strike action.
November 17, 2016 - 10:27am •
Point Edward – The 47 workers represented by the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) who work for Blue Water Bridge are holding a solidarity rally on Friday, November 18, 2016. Solidarity Rally – November 18, 2016, 12pm Blue Water Bridge Corporate Centre 1555 Venetian Boulevard, Point Edward, ON   Members from various unions will be joining these workers in a show of support given the potential strike or lockout that seems imminent given the employer has offered only one day for bargaining, on Saturday, November 19, 2016.
October 17, 2016 - 10:51am •
Thunder Bay - Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service (NAPS) Local 00401 have ratified their new collective agreement by an overwhelming majority on October 14, 2016. The new collective agreement will be in effect until December 31, 2018.

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