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Peterborough – Members of the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) will be going to MP Maryam Monsef (Peterborough–Kawartha) to demand the Liberal government follow through on their election promise of respecting public service workers.

When:             March 27, 2019 at 1:30 p.m.

Where:           MP Maryam Monsef’s office (417 Bethune St, Peterborough)

Timmins - The Union of Canadian Transportation Employees (UCTE), a Component of the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC), has issued a 72-hour strike notice for its members who work at the Timmins Victor M. Power Airport. As of Monday March 4, 2019, at 6:00 p.m. members will walk off the job and form a picket line at the airport.

Members of Branch 26 of the Customs and Immigration Union (CIU), who work for the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) in Northern Ontario, are standing with their American counterparts of the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (USCBP), who are currently furloughed.

Kingston –The Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) will be greeting the Prime Minister when he visits St. Lawrence College in Kingston for a Liberal Party fundraiser on December 19, 2018.

When:            December 19, 2018 at 6 p.m.

Where:           St. Lawrence College (100 Portsmouth Avenue, Kingston)

Who:              PSAC National President, Chris Aylward

Kingston – Plans to contract out cleaning services to private companies at Canadian Forces Bases (CFB) in Greenwood and Kingston have been shelved and the Department of National Defense (DND) has committed to creating a new process for future reviews. Union of National Defence Employees (UNDE) National President June Winger and PSAC Regional Executive Vice-Presidents Colleen Coffey (Atlantic) and Sharon DeSousa (Ontario) were pleased to learn this morning that the workers who clean on those bases will not be losing their jobs.