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Members of the Union of National Defence Employees (UNDE) Local 21018, a component of the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC), who are employed by IMP Group International Inc. as Search and Rescure Aircraft Technicians at CFB Comox have been without a contract since July 2015.

Many thanks to Giselle Henry, Aboriginal Coordinator on the PSAC BC Regional Council, who has volunteered to prepare a monthly listing of community events - many of which are related to Indigenous issues - from around the province that may be of interest to PSAC members. Here's the event listing for September.

Prince Rupert


As I watch the recent events in Charlottesville and other American cities unfold, I am saddened and disgusted by the rise of openly racist, hateful, sentiment and action in the United States.

Bigoted beliefs like those have no place in the society that we as union members – and as human beings – believe in and work hard to build.

Closer to home, it’s important to acknowledge that racism and white supremacy is not just limited to the United States.

Are you a First Nations, Inuit or Métis PSAC member who would like to learn more about your union?  

If yes, we invite you to apply for the PSAC BC Introduction to the Union for Indigenous Members (IUIM) course.

Our PSAC/UTE Bargaining Team met with the Canada Revenue Agency on May 3 and 4 to discuss wage increases for 2014 and 2015, consistent with our collective agreement signed last year. Unfortunately we were unable to reach an agreement over the two days and therefore proceeded to next step under our contract and the law – to discuss and agree upon an arbitration process