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Parks Canada

Information for PSAC members working at Parks Canada. For more information and the Collective Agreement, visit the national website.

March 30, 2012 - 7:57am •
After months of mixed messages and secrecy, today’s federal budget confirms that this government’s austerity agenda will leave Canadians without services they need, put tens of thousands out of work, put the environment and health and safety at risk and shrink the economy.Economists estimate this budget will cost tens of thousands of public and private sector jobs but provides very little information on where and how cuts will be implemented.
March 27, 2012 - 9:22am •
 In conjunction with the Canadian Labour Congress, PSAC BC will be holding a budget watch and press conference in Vancouver. All members in Vancouver are invited to join us, if they are able.What: A coordinated PSAC, Labour, and Community response to the budget.
March 14, 2012 - 3:18pm •
PSAC President John Gordon was on CBC's Power and Politics last night, defending public sector workers' right to decent severance pay if they are laid off. He also emphasized the fact that the Workforce Adjustment Appendix is primarily designed to help government workers find other employment in the public service.
March 7, 2012 - 10:21am •
On Thursday March 1st the Public Service Alliance of Canada organized a Day of Action to highlight the damage the Conservative austerity budget – scheduled for March 29th – will have on Canadian families and communities.
February 17, 2012 - 1:21pm •
The PSAC bargaining team met the employer this week to once again press your demands for improved job security language and related issues. Here's what happened:Parks Canada told us “a richness of protection” already exists in the collective agreement and we have no need for improved job security language.But Parks also asked for more time at the table to review the proposals. Without negotiating them, naturally.
February 16, 2012 - 1:21pm •
As part of the fight-back activities that we all committed to at the President’s Conference in 2011 we are asking PSAC members in BC to in a National Day of Action Thursday, March 1st at lunchtime. 
January 23, 2012 - 12:47pm •
Federal cutbacks announced in the 2010 and 2011 budgets will result in more than 60,000 job losses, says a study released today by the CCPA.
November 24, 2011 - 12:43pm •
On Wednesday Nov 23, 2011, Parks Canada came to the table with a revised set of proposals. The package contained all their outstanding issues - including their monetary package - but none of our member’s issues.
November 2, 2011 - 12:50pm •
The PSAC BC Young Workers Caucus has created a document designed to assist Locals in getting young workers involved and active in the Union.The 8-page Guide To Involving Young Workers is full of tips, ideas, and resources for Local Executive members who want to engage and empower the next generation of leadership. Download it now, or contact Monica Urrutia for a supply of printed copies for your Local.
October 3, 2011 - 1:37pm •
PSAC's bargaining team used the opening session with Parks Canada, Sept. 20-22 to emphasize members concerns over contracting out, the use of contractors and volunteers and the student issue.

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