On October 29th the Federal Government announced proactive pay equity legislation which would require federally regulated workplaces to examine their compensation practices and ensure that women and men receive equal pay for equal work.
The Bargaining Team held our first meeting in Ottawa from Thursday November 8 to Saturday November 10, 2018, and had a busy three days establishing the foundation for effective negotiations with the Employer:
On November 20, workplaces and communities across Canada and around the world will take the time to observe Transgender Day of Remembrance and commemorate those individuals who have lost their lives or faced violence and discrimination due to transphobia.
"Never underestimate the motivation of the forces that are fighting our unions."
Steven Kreisberg, AFSCME
The theme of the 99th AGM was “Crossroads,” alluding to the choice that lies before PIPSC and the labour movement.