These conferences are an opportunity for our members to continue the important work of maintaining and improving the militancy and activism of the Union in the struggle to improve the human rights and working conditions of all PSAC members.
PSAC is calling on the government to recognize that austerity isn't working – Canadians have lost services they need and job cuts are hurting the economy. You can't create jobs and prosperity by cutting jobs and services.
The PSAC BC Regional Women's Conference will be held under the theme "PSAC BC Women Hold More Than Half the Sky", May 3,4,5 2013 at the Sheraton Hotel, Richmond BC. All PSAC women in BC are encouraged to apply!
International Women's Day is coming up soon and we thought we would highlight a booklet produced by the PSAC Programs Section which outlines some of the negative effects the Conservative government's policies have on women in Canada.
International Women's Day is March 8th. PSAC Women in BC are hosting or participating in events around the Province - here's a list at our events calendar.Did we miss something? Email BraggP@psac-afpc.com and we'll add it to the calendar.
A busy few months for PSAC Women. Towards the end of 2012 we had our National Equity meetings. It was wonderful to be a part of this as we formulated the first National Human Rights Conference for next fall.
PSAC National President Robyn Benson appeared before the Standing Committee on the Status of Women Jan. 29 on sexual harassment in the federal public service. She told the committee the difficult and protracted complaint process may keep victims from filing complaints. Benson asked for improvements in the complaint process and for the government to reaffirm its commitment to eliminating sexual harassment and other forms of discrimination and violence against women, and for a national action plan on violence against women