You are going above and beyond for Canadians | Your COVID‑19 questions | How should we react to a $185 billion deficit? | Nicole Wanamaker – Protecting our Canadian food chain | PIPSC news | Canadian labour movement
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You are going above and beyond for Canadians

Every day, PIPSC members work to protect Canadians, keep them safe, and perform critical services. Recognize a fellow PIPSC member or share your own story about how we are working hard for Canadians during the COVID‑19 crisis.

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Your COVID‑19 questions

Answers to your questions about union activities, employer consultations, and advice regarding COVID‑19 and your workplace.

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How should we react to a $185 billion deficit?

Pandemics are real. People are real. Jobs are real. Federal deficits are just a construct. We need to prioritize the real impacts of higher unemployment and poverty over the intangible costs of increased debt. Our economist, Ryan Campbell, weighs in on deficit politics.

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Dr. Nicole Wanamaker

Nicole Wanamaker – Protecting our Canadian food chain

Nicole is a chief veterinary officer for the province of New Brunswick’s vet service. She works to protect Canadians by ensuring the health and welfare of our animals. Nicole is proud to be a PIPSC member and of the work she does bringing veterinarians from across New Brunswick together.

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PIPSC news

In-person union activities postponed

PIPSC in-person union activities are postponed until June 30, 2020. Some activities will be moved online. Unfortunately, some trainings have been cancelled. The Board of Directors will re-assess this decision no later than June 12, 2020.

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It’s okay to not be okay

Most PIPSC members have access to an Employee and Family Assistance Program. This program provides free and confidential counselling and referral services to you and everyone in your household. These are tough times and we all need support – we want you to use this resource.

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Canadian labour movement

Every worker deserves sick leave

No one should ever have to choose between their job, their health and the public interest. Our federal and provincial governments must work together to implement a uniform policy of 14 paid, job-protected sick days for all workers in Canada.

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