The Union of Northern Workers (UNW) is gravely concerned about the Fiscal Strategy that was announced at the Ledge this week. Specifically, the emphasis on “finding efficiencies” in programs and services rather than reviewing our government’s overall administration.
Indigenous Languages Month
This month is Indigenous Languages Month in the Northwest Territories. PSAC North stands in support of Indigenous communities across the North and encourages all members to celebrate Indigenous languages, to learn about them, and to encourage the use of those languages.
Black History Month – A time for sober reflection and renewal of our commitment to equity and inclusion
As Martin Luther Kingsaid: “Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere”. Turning a blind eye to discrimination against one group of people only makes it more likely that other marginalized groups could become targets later.
Solidarity, Kindness, and Resolve.
The successes of 2023 show us the way forward is one of solidarity, kindness, and resolve. Never doubt your role in making a difference. You can bring people together, you can organize, and you can show your support. We can overcome the challenges ahead.
Rise of the far right threatens us all
What is even more scary than those who openly espouse a hatred of the 2SLGBTQIA+ community, are all those who hold political power but who quietly support and allow that hatred to spread, waiting to take even more power before acting openly on their discriminatory beliefs.
Migrant workers’ fight to unionize in the Yukon
“The problem with that is the employee can be economically hostage,” says Justin Lemphers, former president of the Yukon Federation of Labour (YFL).
Victory for northern homeowners receiving housing subsidy
After a successful mobilization campaign by PSAC members across the North, homeowners working for the federal government will continue to receive a housing cost allowance as part of the National joint Council’s (NJC) Shelter Cost Differential (SCD) program.
Right to Food Nunavut – Sign the Letter
Please take a moment to sign this open letter from the Qajuqturvik Community Food Centre to the Nunavut Legislative Assembly.
Shelter Cost Differential: Help restore housing subsidy for northern homeowners
Take action on the PSAC national website now and tell MPs that homeowners should continue to receive the subsidy.
Watch our All Candidates Forum on labour issues
We will be asking candidates a series of labour-focussed questions on subjects like the healthcare crisis, labour retention, and housing.