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Job Opportunity: Union Representative (Temporary)

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JOB POSTING Union Representative Moose Jaw—1 position, full-time, temporary–up to one year SUMMARY: Reporting to the Director of the Contract Bargaining and Enforcement Department, the Union Representative provides advice, support and assistance in all aspects of contract interpretation and enforcement, ...

PSAC meets with cabinet working group on Phoenix

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PSAC National President Robyn Benson has met with the Ministers of the cabinet working group on Phoenix to discuss recommendations by the union for fixing pay system problems. “This was an opportunity to share information that we are hearing...

Multiculturalism Day & Canada Day: Call to Action

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Last week, we recognized National Aboriginal Day and shared the Truth and Reconciliation (TRC) Principles and Calls to Action. In recognition of the 150th anniversary of Canada’s Constitution Act on July 1 and Multiculturalism Day on June 27, we would like to share our support for an important call to action – to commit ourselves to equality and mutual respect for all people and all communities. Celebrate Canada 150 is a particularly difficult day to celebrate for Indigenous people because many of their land rights were taken away and were largely cut out of the federal-provincial power sharing in the Constitution Act. Followed by years of ongoing colonialism, it is understandable why July 1 can cause heartache for so many.

Proposed changes to the Canada Revenue Agency’s Voluntary Disclosures Program should go further

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“We have been pressing the government to fix the flaws in the Voluntary Disclosures Program that led to the offer of a sweet deal to wealthy individuals using the KPMG Isle of Man offshore tax scheme, even though the government was taking KPMG to court to get the names of those clients" — Dennis Howlett, executive director of Canadians for Tax Fairness

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