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May 13, 2015 - 8:45pm •
Windsor – Today Prime Minister Stephen Harper heads to Windsor, where he'll join Public Works Minister Diane Finley and local MP Jeff Watson for a "roundtable" at a local hotel. The event will be closed off to media and the public; a trend of inaccessibility and lack of transparency this government has become known for. PSAC members, along with members from UNIFOR, CUPE and the Windsor District Labour Council will be picketing outside the hotel over the government’s latest omnibus budget bill. When: Wednesday, May 13, 2015 at 5:15pm
March 19, 2015 - 5:03pm •
Members of the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) and other federal public service unions are uniting on March 19th across Canada to call on the government to create healthier workplaces and better public services for all Canadians. WHAT:  Rally for Healthy Workplaces WHEN: March 19, 2015 at 12pm WHERE: 
October 22, 2013 - 11:33am •
After 18 months of negotiations, postdoctoral fellows at Queen’s University ratified their first collective agreement yesterday evening.  The Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC), which represents the 185 postdoctoral fellows at Queen’s had been asking for a fair agreement for these workers, similar to what other workers on campus receive.  “Postdocs weren’t going to accept less than any other worker on campus, and we are proud to say that we achieved a wage increase for everyone, a full medical and dental plan, protections to academic freed
April 5, 2013 - 12:19pm •
Kenora – On March 22, 2013, the Treaty Three Police Services Board announced in a letter to their officers, that they would be unilaterally changing their conditions of employment effective April 1, 2013.These officers are represented by the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) and have a negotiated collective agreement still in effect. The Police Services Board is disregarding this legal obligation and making significant changes to the workplace including reducing officers pay and decreasing maternity and paternity benefits.
February 15, 2013 - 10:38am •
 The clock is ticking down to March 31st, the date the Liberal government has set for the elimination of the revenue-sharing Slots at Racetracks Program (SARP), which will have a devastating impact upon racetrack workers across Ontario.
January 25, 2013 - 10:47am •
(Thunder Bay/Chatham) - The Conservative federal budget Bill, C-45, contains amendments to the Canada Grain Act that will remove requirements that protect grain producers from multinational grain companies, by eliminating the impartial weighing inspection of grain being received at terminal elevators. It will also increase self-regulation and decrease overall inspections.
January 22, 2013 - 10:50am •
A dark cloud of doubt and disbelief looms over the future of Ontario’s racetracks, along with the thousands of workers tied to the horse racing industry.The decision by the Liberals to end the Slots at Racetracks Program (SARP) will affect over 55,000 jobs related to the horse racing industry. Workers at racetracks across the province are also a part of this uncertain future.
January 11, 2013 - 10:27am •
The Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) is putting pressure on the Liberal Government’s decision to end the Slots at Racetracks Program, which will create devastating job loses in the horse racing industry.
November 27, 2012 - 10:41am •
 (Borden, ON) - Budget cuts at the Department of National Defence are leading to sweeping job loses on military bases across the country.At the Canadian Forces Base (CFB) Borden, the contracted-out cleaning services provided by Koprash Inc. will be eliminated by the end of the year. The loss of the contract will mean 120 cleaners will lose their jobs, effective December 31st, 2012. This represents 60% of the cleaning staff on the Base. 
November 21, 2012 - 5:02pm •
 As many Canadian shoppers travel south of the border to take advantage of “Black Friday” deals on November 23, they should also expect traffic congestion to be exceptionally high and longer wait times.  These longer wait times are a direct result of staffing cuts at the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA).To let Canadians know how they are being affected by these cuts, border services personnel will be speaking out on Black Friday.

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