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Access Committee

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We promote union actions on issues affecting members with accessibility issues by: 

• educating, politicizing and mobilizing members with disabilities by making links between themselves, the

union, the workplace and the community.

• Empowering, uniting and engaging members with disabilities to take action and move the Human Rights

Agenda forward.

• Encouraging networking and open communication among members with disabilities, the PSAC National Human Rights Committee and other PSAC National/Regional bodies.

Stay Connected to the issues ... and the solutions

We participate in conferences, education and training programs on issues that affect members with disabilities. 

We are relied upon for representation of members with disabilities, their issues and equality goals in the various union bodies, programs and social justice groups.

We sit on the National Human Rights Committee and other PSAC National and Regional bodies … and much more.

Learn and take action

Some of our work is focused on reviewing, discussing and making recommendations on issues, policies, strategies and initiatives that affect members with disabilities.

We also keep our eye on legislation, provisions or practices that are discriminatory and recommend union policies, programs or actions that will end and redress the discrimination and ableism. 

Join our committee and pursue your area of interest. There is room for everyone who wants to make a difference. We welcome your contribution!

 

September 1, 2015 - 10:43am •
Welcome to the landing page for the PSAC North 2017 Regional Triennial Convention, which will be held at the Chateau Nova Hotel in Yellowknife, NT on June 17-18, 2017. In the next few months, you'll find updates here relating to your delegate status, the application process and to download important convention documents. Call-out for Host Committee members As we prepare to offer the very best convention to delegates and observers from across the North, we look to you to help offer your expertise and experience in organizing our convention.
February 13, 2014 - 9:49am •
Historically the rights of people with disabilities have always lagged behind those without disabilities. The rules of society were made without considering their unique challenges and contributions.
February 13, 2014 - 9:38am •
This workshop will guide you through the PSAC's rules for accomodation in the workplace. 
February 13, 2014 - 9:28am •
Nobody should have to endure inhessant harrassment or bullying in their workplace, at home or at school. This workshop will go over methods to combat harrassment and achieve a harrassment-free workplace.
February 12, 2014 - 4:36pm •
Important facts and myth-busting about what causes mental health issues and how to seek help.
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