03/26/2017 at 14:27. Facebook
2017 National Equity Conferences (NEC) Conférences nationales équité (CNE)
03/26/2017 at 13:50. Facebook
This is a “conference of conferences, where human rights are front and centre,” union president Robyn Benson told the crowd in her opening address Friday #equality

Public Service Alliance promotes equity with conference(s) |
03/25/2017 at 20:10. Facebook
At the 2017 National Equity Conferences, we're asking members to tell Carolyn Bennett, Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs that access to safe and clean tap water is an absolute necessity. Add your voice! #equality

Thirsty for Justice
03/24/2017 at 14:40. Facebook
"As a union, we are in a unique position to act decisively. We have strength. We have resources. And most important of all, we are an organized force, that together with others, has incredible potential to make change in the workplace and in our communities. All we need to do is put everything we have into this fight for human rights."
- Robyn Benson at the PSAC National Equity Conference 2017...
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03/23/2017 at 19:56. Facebook
To find out more about PSAC and USGE’s efforts to assist the RCMP Civilian Members who will not be deemed into existing bargaining units but are seeking bargaining rights, visit the campaign website. [ Link ]

PSAC granted intervenor status to represent RCMP’s Telecommunications Operators | Public Service Alliance of Canada
03/23/2017 at 14:24. Facebook
“It’s heart-wrenching that they have left out Phoenix in totality,” said (Robyn) Benson. “For myself as president of the PSAC and my 100,000 members, that says to them they are not important. It says to them it doesn’t matter if you get paid.”

Budget's silence on Phoenix shows public servants 'are not important': PSAC president
03/22/2017 at 22:05. Facebook
"While it is encouraging to see investments in food safety and transportation infrastructure, the Liberals missed the opportunity to substantially restore and improve public services,” said Robyn Benson, PSAC National President.

Federal budget falls short on reinvestments in public services | Public Service Alliance of Canada
03/22/2017 at 15:08. Facebook
"The experience of Phoenix Pay’s rollout may have convinced Guardian’s managers to step back. Indeed, the technical difficulties associated with trying to link up with the Phoenix Pay system may simply have been insurmountable."

Upgrade to military pay system stalled as DND backs away from Phoenix Pay
From food safety to accessing Employment Insurance benefits, this budget is an opportunity to restore what was cut so that our members can deliver the high-quality public services that Canadians deserve - Robyn Benson, PSAC National President.

PSAC calls for reinvestment in federal public services in 2017 budget | Public Service Alliance of Canada
In the past few years, anti-immigrant and anti-refugee sentiments have given rise to violence and hatred.

PSAC statement on International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination - March 21 | Public Service Alliance of Canada
"It’s not just families that suffer. The economy would also benefit from an accessible, affordable child care network. A TD Bank study found that for every dollar invested in child care, provincial and federal governments receive $1.50 in increased tax revenues alone. And an Ontario government study found that every dollar invested in child care adds $2.47 to the province’s economy. "

Increase funding for a national child care program: Editorial | Toronto Star
Ask your federal and provincial governments to create a universal child care system. [ Link ]

Child care sector expects multi-year funding to be in March 22 federal budget | Metro News
PSAC National President Robyn Benson and Ontario Regional Executive Vice-President Sharon DeSousa are at the United Nations in New York to press world leaders, including the Canadian government, to live up to their international legal obligations with respect to gender equality.
High stakes. Clear choices. This is what we call facts #budget2017 #AFB2017
It’s time to take action! Send a message to your elected representatives to demand a national framework for early learning and child care that is universal and affordable for all.

Let’s make child care a reality for all who need it | Public Service Alliance of Canada
PSAC has always stood for retirement security and opposed any move to eliminate defined benefit pension plans. Send a letter to Finance Minister Bill Morneau to tell him and the Liberal government to abandon Bill C-27

Online action calls on Minister Morneau to abandon Bill C-27 | Public Service Alliance of Canada
Appearing before the House of Commons Status of Women Committee, PSAC executive director Jennifer Howard outlined some of the barriers women face to achieving economic security

Women’s economic security must be improved | Public Service Alliance of Canada