Updates

RVP Osborne on outreach campaign in New Brunswick

October 12th, 2022 – RVP Carol Osbourne discussed the Ricciardelli report on the mental health of parole officers with Member of Parliament Wayne Long in his constituency office in Saint John, New Brunswick.

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Addressing mental health and improved safety measures in L Division

National Vice-President Lynette Robinson and three Islander DSAs met with Chief Superintendent Derek Santosuosso at the RCMP HQ in Charlottetown on September 16th. They discussed several important matters with Santosuosso, including appropriate onboarding training, mental health awareness and improved safety conditions.

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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.

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Canada must commit to better rehabilitation for federal offenders

The devastating events in Saskatchewan a few weeks ago, with 11 dead and 18 others injured, have rocked this country. As Canadians collectively mourn the loss of life, they are also asking crucial questions about what could have been done to prevent this tragedy.
The answers, while complex, fundamentally boil down to systemic change.

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USJE letter to RCMP Commissioner regarding ICHR investigators

While we absolutely understand the urgency and gravity of the situation, USJE’s fundamental concern is that the use of internal investigators will undermine the early confidence in the ICHR, and ultimately discourage some of the most aggrieved and vulnerable RCMP employees from coming forward. 

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Occupational Group Structure Review

Treasury Board has undertaken a large-scale review of its classification standards and group structures – some of which date back as far as 1965 – in an effort to harmonize the compensation and recognition of work done by members of the Public Service, and to better align working groups by commonalities.

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