URGENT : CASE MANAGER SURVEY (TO COMPLETE BY AUGUST 3, 2021)

Dear UVAE Members Veterans Affairs Canada is moving to implement its new RSVP/Rehab contract which was just awarded. Case Managers across the country have contacted their union with questions and concerns about this new contract and how it will affect services to Veterans and their jobs as Case Managers. That is why UVAE has decided …

Joint Learning Program : Mental Health: Let’s Talk!

The JLP is proud to announce that the fourth guided discussion in its Empowering Conversations discussion series, Mental Health: Let’s Talk! has launched.We would deeply appreciate your support in letting managers and unionized employees know of this offering.  The newest Empowering Conversation is a guided discussion of 3 to 3.5 hours that will bring public …

UVAE Stands with Muslim Canadians and Members on Islamophobic Murder of Ontario Family

The Union of Veterans’ Affairs Employees (UVAE) is devastated and horrified over the Islamophobic terrorist attack on June 6, 2021, that killed four members of a Muslim Pakistani family in London, Ontario and left the only survivor, a nine-year-old boy, in hospital with serious injuries. The UVAE sends its deepest condolences to the family, friends, …

Not Good Enough Workers at National Defence Speaking Out

Unionized employees at the Department of National Defence (DND) are not impressed with the government’s announcement of another review of personal and sexual harassment within the military and at the department. They are also coming forward with their own stories of personal and sexual harassment at the hands of the managers and members of the …

Phoenix: Damages ruled taxable as Treasury Board refuses to cooperate

Phoenix: Damages ruled taxable as Treasury Board refuses to cooperate | Public Service Alliance of Canada After months of waiting, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) has rejected our request to review the taxability of Phoenix damages. This is directly due to Treasury Board’s refusal to provide CRA with a joint statement of facts which corrects …

“Recover Better: Stand up for Human Rights” is the 2020 United Nations (UN) theme for International Human Rights Day (IHRD)

The first Article of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights declared that  “All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights”.This Declaration was adopted by the United Nations (UN)  on 10 December 1948  guaranteeing  the rights of every individual everywhere without distinction of nationality, place of residence, gender, national or ethnic origin, …