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Nanaimo – Federal public service workers and allies will gather in Nanaimo at a rally calling on the government to take the measures necessary to ensure public service workers are paid correctly and on time.

Victoria – Federal public service workers and allies will gather outside the Federal Building in Victoria at a rally calling on the government to take the measures necessary to ensure public service workers are paid correctly and on time.

Kelowna – Federal public service workers and allies will gather outside Stephen Fuhr's constituency office at a rally calling on the federal government to take the measures necessary to ensure public service workers are paid correctly and on time.

“Federal government workers in Kelowna worry constantly about whether or not they will receive a correct pay cheque, or one at all.” says Eddy Bourque, National President of the Canada Employment and Immigration Union. “We are calling on the government to fix their payroll system once and for all.”

Kamloops – Federal public service workers and allies will gather outside Cathy McLeod's office at a rally calling on the federal government to take the measures necessary to ensure public service workers are paid correctly and on time.

“Federal government workers in Kamloops worry constantly about whether or not they will receive a correct pay cheque, or one at all.” says Eddy Bourque, National President of the Canada Employment and Immigration Union. “We are calling on the government to fix their payroll system once and for all.”

Victoria – Federal public service workers are rallying in Esquimalt to highlight the dangers involved in contracting out maintenance in the governments new multi-billion-dollar shipbuilding plans. Workers and union leaders at the rally will also call on the government to do more to fix the problem-plagued Phoenix pay system.

The federal government recently awarded an $800-million contract to perform future maintenance and repair work on the Royal Canadian Navy's new Arctic Offshore Patrol ships to the Canadian subsidiary of a French multinational corporation.

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