Summer Newsletter from the Human Rights Committee

“Summer has a flavor like no other. Always fresh and simmered in sunshine.”   Oprah Winfrey As we have often heard, studies have shown a direct link between our mental health and nature. The more we enjoy outdoor activities the more we become relaxed and content. So let’s go out there and enjoy ourselves, there’s lots to …

MAY – ASIAN HERITAGE MONTH

Asian Heritage Month is an opportunity to honour the diversity within our workforce, which has been pivotal in shaping Canada’s labour landscape. From the early Chinese immigrants who worked on the Canadian Pacific Railway to the present-day Asian-Canadian workers we work alongside with. Unions have played a role in advocating for the rights and well-being …

UPDATE: Federal Office Return Mandate: Statement from UVAE National President

Dear members of the Union of Veterans’ Affairs Employees, As you may have heard, the news is now official that the federal government has mandated employees to return to the office three days a week. It’s very important to mention that we will be meeting with the employer on a regular basis to be part …

Federal Office Return Mandate: Statement from UVAE National President

Dear members of the Union of Veterans’ Affairs Employees, As you may have heard, rumors are circulating about a possible mandate from the federal government for employees to return to the office three days a week. The UVAE National Office fully understands that such rumors cause concern across the membership.   It is very important …