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PSAC?members representing various?Components were on hand at the National Day of Mourning ceremony held April 28th at Province House.? Attending the event were Ian LeClair, Laurie LeClair and Karolyn Walsh from UVAE?90001; Dawn Hardy and Angela Davison from UTE 90006; Jacinta Stewart from NAT?90040: and Gary Bannister, retired?PSAC?Representative.

PSAC members across N.B. have remembered workers who have been killed or injured on the job on April 28th.? Ceremonies marking the National Day of Mourning for 2010 were held in various locations throughout N.B.

For want of a few more pairs of hands, new immigrants to Canada will have to wait longer gain citizenship.

Canada Employment and Immigration Union president Jeannette Meunier-McKay detailed how the departmental spending freeze announced in this years budget will affect immigrants in a presentation to the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration

Approximately 100 persons gathered in front of?Moncton City Hall on April 23rd, in support of the NB Coalition for Pay Equity.? The Coalition was recently informed their federal funding would not be renewed.

Bargaining isn't going well between the 53 members of PSAC Local 69081 and the Listuguj Mi'gmaq Government.

Members of the directly chartered local were holding an information picket March 31 outside the band office when the Listuguj Chief paid a visit to the line.

Chief Alison Metallic claimed to be unaware of the problems between negotiators for the band and the union. Chief Metallic also said the much-anticipated wage offer from management didn't exist.