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Ask a Life Coach

Question: Dear Jackie, Things have been so stressful at work lately with all the layoffs and job cuts.  The atmosphere at work is so dismal that I feel drained the minute I walk into the building.  I am so thankful … Continue reading

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Ask a Life Coach

Question:  I seem to take my work home with me and never get time to relax.  How do I leave the office at the office and spend quality time with my friends and family? Answer:  It’s easy; don’t take it … Continue reading

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Ask Your Local Q&As

Question: My manager recently advised me that they want me to start working a 9:00 to 5:00 shift.  For the past year I have been working from 8:00 to 4:00.  Working these hours allows me just enough time to be … Continue reading

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Work Force Adjustment and Alternation

Last week, the Ottawa Citizen ran a news story about the two largest Public Service unions in Canada (PSAC and PIPS) joining forces to urge Treasury Board to get the alternation program up and running quickly – moving from words … Continue reading

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National Joint Council – Work Force Adjustment – Relocation of a Work Unit

The following link will be helpful to members who are subject to relocation.  This should help to provide you with information you need: http://www.njc-cnm.gc.ca/directive/index.php?sid=273&hl=1&lang=eng

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PSAC Local 70713 – What is the value of an active Local for you?

What is the value of an active Local for you? Answer: The Local is: The equivalent of management’s Human Resource Labour Relations team; The member’s resource when personal problems or medical problems interfere with the ability to perform at the … Continue reading

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