A Nuanced and Modernized Telework Policy for Canada’s Public Servants Ongoing Concern for Parliamentarians
February 21, 2024
RVP Sonia O’Brien-Colterman attended Ottawa – West Napean MP Anita Vanderbeld’s community event at Smithvale Stables this weekend. The two had a chance to discuss the on-going commitment by USJE to maintain and promote a nuanced and functional approach to telework for its membership.
Negotiations continue for RCMP civilian members, dues collection to begin in April
February 20, 2024
RCMP and Treasury Board have confirmed that union dues will begin to be deducted starting on April 3.
USJE Hosts Parliament Hill Breakfast on Improving Mental Health Supports for Federal Public Safety Personnel
February 19, 2024
At the breakfast, USJE noted that its 18,000 members work in crucial public safety roles for various departments and agencies under the jurisdiction of the Minister of Public Safety Canada, the Minister of Justice and the Attorney-General of Canada.
Written Submission for the Pre-Budget Consultations in Advance of the Upcoming 2024 Federal Budget
February 19, 2024
USJE requests that the proposed changes to GECA be made as quickly as possible by the federal government so that the thousands of federal public safety personnel who keep Canadians safe every day are no longer left behind to suffer in silence when they develop an occupational stress injury.
Local Union Leader Joe Brathwaite attends Ottawa’s Prestigious Black History Gala
February 14, 2024
USJE was honoured to have local union leader Joe Brathwaite attend Ottawa’s Black History Gala on its behalf and represent its diverse memberships.
Behind the scenes at the RCMP – tell us about your work
February 8, 2024
USJE wants to bring attention to these members who hold RCMP operations together behind the scenes, and help Canadians better understand the people who ensure our public safety across the country.
Information for Civilian Members
The long process of converting Civilian Members of the RCMP to public servants continues and we are certain that you will have many questions about how this process will unfold over the coming months. Rest assured that we are working hard to gather as much information as we can so that we can help make this transition as smooth as possible for you. We will be updating this website with new information as we receive it.
Phoenix Overpayment Recovery Letters
USJE and PSAC have been receiving and responding to many requests for assistance as a result of overpayment recovery letters that members are receiving.