Webinar #11 – Federal Disability Insurance Plan Webinar – March 3, 2021

Fraser vs. Canada Supreme Court Decision (Oct 2020)

Talos vs. Grand Erie District School Board (May 2018)

Disability Insurance Handbook

Sunlife Policy 12500

Webinar # 10


During this webinar for Ontario members

Topics include:

  • ✓ what you can do if you are facing challenges accessing 699 Leave
  • ✓ what some of the airborne risks are and necessary ventilation precautions that should be taken

View the recording here on YouTube – https://youtu.be/hVgsGo0Hbrk

View & Save the webinar files –

PowerPoint slides

Ventilation Checklist


Webinar # 9


During this webinar PSAC Pension and Disability Insurance Officer provides information on the Federal Public Service Pension Plan for Ontario members.

Topics include:

  • Pension Plan Contributions
  • Retirement Benefits
  • Service Buybacks
  • Bridging

View the recording here on YouTube

Download the webinar PowerPoint slides as well as the document: Tips and information for PSAC members retiring from The Public Service of Canada.

PDF document.


Webinar #8


Topics covered:

  • Individual, Institutional and Systemic Racism in Canada
  • Unique challenges of Anti-Indigenous and Anti-Black Racism
  • Being Actively Anti-Racist in the Workplace

This webinar was open to everyone.

Originally aired on Monday August 10th, 2020 – 6:00 pm

View the PDF here:

View the recording here:  Understanding and Confronting Racism Video

Webinar #7

An Introduction to Anti-Racism for White Folks

A conversation between Paige Galette and Nora Loreto

Scholar and activist Angela Y. Davis has said that in a racist society, it is not enough to be non-racist. We must be antiracist.

This webinar features activists Paige Galette and Nora Loreto in conversation on the following topics:

  • What is the difference between non-racism and anti-racism? 
  • What is white people’s role in the fight against racism?

If you are wondering – “why a webinar for white folks?” Please read this backgrounder.

Link to the video recording – https://register.gotowebinar.com/recording/996359153786151694

For further resources on anti-racism and decolonization, please visit the PSAC Resources page: http://psacunion.ca/anti-racism-resources

Webinar #6 – Ergonomic Tips for Temporary Home Workstations – 3 months later

We are now at the point where many of us have been working at home at temporary workstations for an extended period of time; potentially 3 months or longer.

Topics discussed:

  • How have you been coping?
  • Have you made a transition to an ergonomically sound workstation or are you still working from a laptop at your kitchen table?
  • Are you now starting to develop some musculoskeletal discomfort?

There are some small changes you can make to transform your workstation into a more ergonomically sound temporary office if you find yourself continuing to work from home as time continues.

This webinar is open to everyone. Tuesday June 16th – 10:00 am

Webinar #5: June 10th, 2020 at 2:00PM

Anti-Black Racism Runs Deep but so does our Commitment Towards Combatting It

This webinar focuses on What Are Unions Doing About Anti-Black Racism?

  • Panelists Larry Rousseau and Sandy Hudson join Marie Clarke Walker for a discussion about Anti-Black Racism and the role that Canada’s unions can play in the struggle for change.

This webinar is open to everyone. Tuesday June 10th – 2:00 pm

Listen to the webinar here:  https://soundcloud.com/clc-ctc/what-are-unions-doing-about-anti-black-racism

Webinar #4: Returning to Work and Staying Healthy

This webinar focuses on preparing to return to work safely.

Topics discussed:

  • Returning to work safely;
  • Provincial & Federal Legislation;
  • What Health and Safety Committees should be doing;
  • How we build the union

This webinar is open to everyone.

Presentation: that was used during the webinar:  Presentation

Handouts:  H&S Guidance and GuideHealth and Safety Guidelines

Watch the recording of the webinar here:

May 28th – https://vimeo.com/429018996/6ecb8fac11

May 30th — https://vimeo.com/429032599/e2b413bc27

Webinar #3: Protecting Your Mental Health and Wellbeing

Topics discussed:

  • The impacts, stigma and realities of mental health and well being
  • Where to get help if you need it
  • What to do when the pay cheques stop

The webinar is open to everyone.

Watch the recording of presentation from April 25th and 30th  here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/4357550804942116620

Presentation that was used during the webinar:  Protecting_Your_Mental_Health;

Handouts:   Mental_Health Checklist_2019Tips_Active_Listening_Covid;  TWM_Self-Care Resilience Guide;   How_are_you_doing_PSAC_ONT_Webinar_2020;

Questions and Answers:               Webinar #3 – Q&A

Webinar #2: Your Rights at Work – COVID-19 Pandemic

This webinar introduces workplace Health and Safety Committee responsibilities during these challenging times of the COVID-19 pandemic. We will examine what is in the federal and provincial acts as it relates to your employee rights in the workplace, and the obligations of your employer. We will discuss the meaning of “danger”.

Watch the recording of the webinar that took place on April 9th & 18th here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/3781315452057916430

Presentation that was used during the webinar:     Webinar Slides

Questions and Answers:               Webinar#2 Q&A

Webinar #1: Your Health and Safety Rights at Work – Intro to Health and Safety

This webinar is an introduction to Health and Safety and your rights at work during these challenging times of the COVID-19 pandemic. We will examine concepts like “general duty” “your three (3) rights”, and “how your Union can assist you with Health & Safety issues you may be having in the workplace”.

This webinar is open to all PSAC members.

Watch the recording of the webinar that took place on April 7th and April 15th here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/recording/3323965894029344270

Presentation that was used during the webinar:  Presentation;

Handouts:                                  Clean Safe HandsStaying HealthyHealth & Safety Handout;

Posters:                                       Wash HandsSocial DistancingCOVID 19 Managing Stress;

Questions and Answers:          Webinar #1 Q&A


Should you have any question please contact OntarioWebinar@psac-afpc.com