USJE and PSAC held a mobilization event for members at BC’s Mountain and Kent Institutions on September 28. Organized by PSAC East Fraser Valley Area Council, the event was an opportunity to discuss bargaining strategies and issues that impact our members.
USJE supports PEI in wake of Hurricane Fiona
During USJE’s September National Executive meeting, Executive members agreed unanimously to donate $10,000 to the Prince Edward Island Red Cross. These monies will be used to provide support to those who have been recently devasted by Hurricane Fiona.
Member Nicole Akhenak discusses Presumptive Injury concerns with Edmonton MLA
USJE member Nicole Akhenak met with Edmonton MLA Kaycee Madu on September 10. She approached the conservative MLA with a copy of the Presumptive Injury report. Nicole reminded the elected official that provincial legislation is too restrictive and fails to cover many of our USJE members.
President Neufeld meets with members at Miramichi RCMP Firearms and Atlantic Institution in New Brunswick
Monday, July 18 was a busy day for National President David Neufeld, as he visited and heard concerns from members at two Locals in New Brunswick — Miramichi RCMP Firearms and Atlantic Institution.
President Neufeld visits CSC Atlantic Regional Headquarters to discuss the “new normal” with members
National President David Neufeld visited Correctional Service of Canada’s Atlantic Regional Headquarters in Moncton, New Brunswick, on Friday, July 15.
RVP Andréanne Samson and Local President Sandy Berthelotte discuss presumptive injury concerns with MP Kristina Michaud
USJE is currently lobbying the federal government to make changes to presumptive injury definitions so that our trauma-injured members may be covered by presumptive injury legislation.
Members picket Joyceville Institution to protest delays in contract bargaining
Two USJE locals collaborated on an info picket at Joyceville Institution on June 14, to show their displeasure with stalled contract negotiations. It has been almost a year since the contract expired.
Local President Jason Zambo brings Parole Officer concerns to MP
In early June, USJE member Jason Zambo, federal Parole Officer and President of Local 00056, met with PC MP Lianne Rood to discuss USJE’s report: The Mental Health and Well-being of Canadian Federal Parole Officers: A Qualitative Investigation.
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National President visits Prairies to hear from members on “new normal” at work
National President David Neufeld visited several Locals in the Prairies recently to see how USJE members are finding work under the Employer’s “new normal” plans and to learn more about how the union could better support them at the national level.