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Campaigns in Yukon

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February 23, 2018 - 11:38am
There will be a 'Burnt By Phoenix' Day of Action on Wednesday, Feb. 28 in Whitehorse. The event will  mark the second anniversary of the failure of the Phoenix pay system and will take place at the Elijah Smith Buliding at noon.  Please see our poster for more details. 
February 23, 2018 - 11:22am
There will be a 'Burnt By Phoenix' Day of Action on Wednesday, Feb. 28 in Whitehorse. The event will  mark the second anniversary of the failure of the Phoenix pay system and will take place at the Elijah Smith Buliding at noon.  Please see our poster for more details. 
January 16, 2018 - 4:22pm
A new year begins and with it a new hope that the working lives of Northerners continue to improve. As I have mentioned in a previous column, PSAC North is today announcing that we are starting a new campaign to increase the legal minimum wage. In partnership with other labour organizations across the North, we are calling on all three governments to increase the minimum wage to $15 an hour by 2019.
January 10, 2018 - 3:39pm
Public Service Alliance of Canada North will be hosting a 'Burnt by Phoenix' Lunch and Learn about the broken Phoenix payroll system.  PSAC’s top priority is doing everything in our power to ensure the pay system is fixed so public service employees get paid correctly and on time. We are continuing to advocate for the necessary supports our members need until Phoenix is fixed.   Attending a Phoenix presentation will:
October 11, 2017 - 12:24pm
Across the country there is an increasingly accepted view that raising the minimum wage is both socially responsible and of net benefit to the economy. Within the last year, the public discourse around this subject has shifted dramatically after progressive leadership in several provinces have either announced a $15/hr wage floor before 2020; or put plans in place to work toward that figure before 2020.
September 28, 2017 - 2:32pm
PSAC North asks citizens to wear an orange shirt on Saturday, September 30 to commemorate the Every Child Matters campaign. The day recognizes all of those who experienced the trauma of residential schools and recommits our support for national reconciliation with indigenous peoples. Please see the Orange Shirt Day Shirt website for more information.
March 28, 2017 - 9:31am
The Town of Watson Lake and the members of YEU/PSAC Local Y029 have achieved a tentative deal, ending a week of job action. The employer locked out the 22 unionized employees on Monday March 27th, triggering a strike as the lockout concluded.
May 27, 2016 - 4:04pm
More and more Northerners are turning to food banks to sustain themselves. PSAC North has pledged to assist food banks and the families they support through the Healthy Apple Campaign. How it works It’s as easy as one, two, three! 1.      Local food banks inform PSAC volunteers what food items they need. 2.      PSAC volunteers label those items on grocery store shelves. 3.      Shoppers pick up labeled food items and donate them to the food bank. How you can help Volunteer
December 7, 2015 - 12:01pm
How PSAC is working to end violence against women December 6 marks the anniversary of the Montréal Massacre, where 14 young women were killed at the École Polytechnique on December 6, 1989. On this National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women, PSAC members across the country renew their commitment to eliminate all forms of violence against women. PSAC works for women
November 25, 2015 - 4:14pm
 

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