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17 July 2019
The Institute is saddened to report the untimely passing of our friend and colleague Christine Lemay. Christine’s commitment to Institute members was deep and unwavering. We will miss her very much.
17 July 2019
Together with the Canadian Labour Congress and other unions, President Debi Daviau wrote to the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food calling for action to restore meat exports.
16 July 2019
The International Labour Organization adopted of a Convention and Recommendation addressing violence and harassment in the world of work. This is a historic international articulation of the right of everyone to have a world of work free from violence and harassment.
12 July 2019
We are currently working with the employer to set up a clear, one-stop process for Phoenix damages claims. The process is not yet in place.
11 July 2019
As agreed during negotiations and mediation, the RCMP and Shared Services Canada (SSC) have provided the Institute with a letter confirming the application and interpretation of certain provisions contained in the collective agreements:
11 July 2019
PIPSC welcomes the new Departmental Science Advisor (DSA) at Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC), Dr. Shawn J. Marshall.
11 July 2019
After six years of attempted wage freezes from the Ontario provincial government, Carrie Gerdes had enough. She led the charge to have the radiation department at the Juravinski Cancer Centre in Hamilton certified with PIPSC in 2012.
10 July 2019
Learn more about the economic gains we made at the central bargaining table.