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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

The Canadian Corps of Commissionaires Kingston Division has broken off negotiations with the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) Local 00818 and filed for conciliation on March 12, 2015.

“We have been bargaining for a few months now, with many issues still left to be resolved. The Corps is refusing to address our concerns, especially the need for paid sick leave”, states Local President Richard Deacon.

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

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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

Kingston –About 200 Postdoctoral Fellows at Queen’s University have been waiting for more than a year-and-a-half for a first contract. Strike votes were held between September 10 and 12, 2013 and Postdoctoral Fellows voted 92 per cent in favour of a strike if Queen’s does not address their concerns.

Postdoctoral Fellows, who are represented by the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC), are asking for a fair Collective Agreement that includes wage increases and benefits enjoyed by all other employees of the University.

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