The Joint National Equity and Diversity Committee

The Joint National Equity and Diversity Committee

You are invited to count yourself in and fill out the Joint Equity Census Survey to help us create a more diverse and equitable workplace. With only five questions, it takes just a few minutes to complete.

We believe that attracting, developing and retaining people who reflect the diversity of Canada are essential steps to achieve our success because this diversity matters to the customers and communities we serve. Your participation will help provide us with the accurate data we need to achieve this. 

PSAC’s 2022 Scholarship Program is now open

The application process for the 2022 PSAC Scholarship Program is now open.

The program consists of 19 scholarships, including:

Fourteen scholarships for dependent children of PSAC members who will be attending full-time studies at a recognized post-secondary institution in the fall of 2022;

Three scholarships for PSAC members who will be attending university, college, or a recognized institute of higher learning on a full-time basis during the 2022–23 academic year;

Two scholarships for PSAC members who will be studying on a part-time basis during the 2022–2023 academic year.

Deadline: June 24, 2022, at 11:55 p.m. EDT

https://psacunion.ca/psacs-2022-scholarship-program-now-open

COVID-19 Employers’vaccination policies:

Here are a few links that will provide the UPCE members with more information about the newly implemented COVID-19 vaccination policies:

Canada Post Mandatory Vaccination Practice

Purolator COVID-19 Safer Workplace Policy

UPCE Presentation on vaccine practice

PSAC information links:

UPCE Scholarship Program - Apply by August 31st, 2021

The UPCE will accept submissions until August 31, 2021.  All the recipients should receive notification of the award no later than September 30, 2021.

A $2,000 scholarship will be available to a member (or a child of a member) enrolled in a full-time program. A member (or their child) enrolled in a part-time program, will only be entitled to half of the scholarship ($1,000). In a case like this, the second half of the scholarship ($1,000) will be disbursed to the second-place applicant.

Anti-Black racism: It's everyone's fight.

Once again a spotlight has been put on systemic anti-Black racism in the justice system – one that has oppressed Black, racialized, and Indigenous people for centuries. Most recently, in the United States, Ahmaud Arbery a Black man who was simply jogging was shot to death, and George Floyd a Black man buying groceries, was killed by police officers. Breonna Taylor, a Black woman, was shot in her home in the middle of the night...

 

Joint Letter on racial injustice

A joint letter for Canada Post employees

Canada Post and its bargaining agents acknowledge the harm caused by long-standing racial injustice in Canada, the United States and around the world. Recent tragic and violent events against Black and Indigenous people have brought these important, long-standing issues to the forefront and it’s important that we collectively reaffirm that we stand together against every form of racism, prejudice and violence. It starts by committing to make meaningful strides to ensuring Canada Post is a safe and welcoming organization that actively listens to its employees and treats all with dignity and respect...