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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.
December 20, 2016 - 2:44pm •
Political Action and Mobilization
December 16, 2016 - 3:10pm •
The registration period to apply as a Delegate, Alternate or Observer to the 2017 PSAC North Regional Triennial Convention has been extended until January 15, 2017. The extension allows for all PSAC North members from across the three territories to have equal opportunity to share their voice on the Convention floor.
November 21, 2016 - 11:15am •
By Jack Bourassa, Regional Executive Vice President for the North (as published in the Yellowknifer, November 23, 2016) Trumpocalypse, #RIPUSA, and many other striking hashtags were trending on social media on November 8th 2016. Bewilderment rippled worldwide. Aside from the myriad of socio-economic issues that led to Trump’s election, one evident cause stood out.
November 18, 2016 - 3:24pm •
Delegates from the QEC Bargaining Unit participated in an important Bargaining Conference in Iqaluit in early November to prepare for negotiations for a new collective agreement.
November 7, 2016 - 11:57am •
On Nov. 4th, the GNWT launched a website that tracks the progress of various departments on priorities outlined in the GNWT's 2016-2019 mandate. PSAC North commends the Government of the Northwest Territories for their effort to improve openness and transparency.  Read below excerpt from the press release from the Department of the Executive:
November 7, 2016 - 11:29am •
Read HERE the latest update from the bargaining team representing members at the Ekati mine site. 
November 3, 2016 - 11:32am •
Indigenous activist Brenda Sayers held the portfolio that legally challenged the Federal Government from ratifying the Canada-China Foreign Investment Promotion and Protection Agreement (CC-FIPPA) on behalf of Hupacasath First Nation. Knowing the drastic impact TPP will have on Aboriginal Rights and Title and Treaty Rights, Canadians, future generations and natural environment, Brenda is asking PM Justin Trudeau to reject the TPP. Read her powerful letter HERE.  
October 30, 2016 - 9:21pm •
This Halloween, PSAC organized a Day of Action to encourage the Trudeau Government to live up to their promises and bring changes to the Treasury Board bargaining process, as well as resolve the Phoenix Pay System issues. There were many different types of actions across Canada giving Federal Government workers a chance to make their point. In Yellownife, PSAC North invited members to meet us for an event in front of the Greenstone building.   WHEN: Monday, October 31, 2016
October 18, 2016 - 10:54am •
Bob McLeod, Wally Schumann, Robert C. McLeod, Caroline Cochrane, Alfred Moses, Louis Sebert will be hosting a Public Open House at the Legislative Assembly in Yellowknife on October 18. 7 - 9 pm, Great Hall, NWT Legislative Assembly Join in the conversation and ask them about issues that matter to you and our territory, such as how are they planning to reach the ambitious goals they've set out in the Mandate of the 18th Legislative Assembly. 

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