Category Archives: Member Resources

Bill C-4: What does this mean for unions and workplace health and safety?

The government recently tabled Bill C-4, the “2013 Budget Implementation Act, Part 2.” Bill C-4 weakens collective bargaining rights in the federal public service and has implications for the health and safety of workers under federal jurisdiction.

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We are all affected!

We are all affected! Two lunchtime sessions are being provided for the purpose of the Local President or an associate to discuss the current phase of the “We Are All Affected” campaign and the importance of re-pledging to the Public … Continue reading

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New Stats Can data confirms PSAC analysis: gap between private and public sector sick days insignificant

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TC Members Ratify New Agreement with Treasury Board

The ballots have been counted and a majority of members of the Technical Services (TC) group have voted in favour of the tentative agreement with Treasury Board. After two years of bargaining, PSAC and Treasury Board finally agreed to the … Continue reading

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TC Ratification Vote

DD, EG, GT, PI, PY and TI classifications The TC group now has a tentative agreement! For those members of the TC group, now is the time for you to decide whether or not you will accept this contract. We … Continue reading

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IMPORTANT NOTICE TO MEMBERS: Contact Email Services Malfunction

Local 70713 experienced email service interruptions between May 17 to May 23, 2013 for our Local President’s email address: rothalennox@ripnet.com. This account is no longer being used for email communications. If you are a member and sent an email to … Continue reading

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Mental Health Week (May 6-12, 2013) – A Focus on Bullying and Mental Health in the Workplace

In his recent post, Mr. Todd Panas speaks out about the need for a shared commitment between union  and management to address bullying in the workplace and reduce toxic work environments for improved employee mental health and performance.

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The Canadian Mental Health Association

The Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) website: http://www.cmha.ca/, is a place where anyone can find critical information about mental health and how to deal with day-to-day problems that create stress or depression.

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Emergency Distress Lines for Ottawa & Region

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Sometimes bad things happen to good people…being a member of Union Local 70713 is your best interest

A message from Rotha Lennox, President of Local 70713 Union Membership is like an insurance policy… How many people would buy a house or a car and not insure it against accidental loss or circumstances beyond your control? Being part … Continue reading

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