UVAE gets House committee’s attention on case managers

The Union of Veterans’ Affairs Employees has been successful in getting the attention of ACVA: The Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs of the House of Commons to the challenges facing Case Managers and the impact of the new Rehabilitation contract on Veterans. Hearings will begin sometime in October and UVAE will be one of the …

Union challenges minister to meet with case managers

The Union of Veterans’ Affairs Employees is calling on Veterans Affairs Minister Lawrence MacAulay to meet with his employees, Case Managers at the department, to hear their concerns about the new $570 million dollar rehab contract. In particular, they are worried about the impact of this contract on Veterans and on their relationship with Case …

Letter to locals: contracting out rehabilitation services

To: UVAE Locals For many years, services to Canada’s veterans and their families have been eroded and reduced. This has happened through underfunding and inaction by governments of various political stripes. Now growing privatization and contracting out have steadily diminished these services and the work of PSAC/UVAE members has been transferred to the for-profit sector. …