Survey to gather information directly from members

UVAE has created a survey to gather some information directly from our members. In order to get a broad understanding of the challenges facing you as employees of Veterans Affairs Canada we are requesting that you review and complete this short questionnaire. The Survey will be up for 2 weeks (closing on May 20th) and …

COVID-19: employee assistance, the right to refuse unsafe work

 I would like to take this time to THANK ALL OF OUR UVAE members across Canada for your dedication, resilience and support over these past few weeks. It has not been easy for anyone. I know that the Global Pandemic is a fast spreading virus that has been impacting many families in our communities and …

The right to refuse unsafe work

There has been a lot of questions regarding the Right to Refuse, therefore, UVAE felt it important to share information on the process so that members know what their rights are and the process to follow. If you have any concern, please contact your Regional Vice President (RVP) who will coordinate with the National Office.  …

“A Reckless Act”: Veterans Affairs Employees Being Forced to go to Work

Despite calls from the Prime Minister and provincial and local leaders and health authorities to stay at home and to practice social distancing many employees of Veterans Affairs Canada across the country are being forced to physically go to work. This is happening even as the Veterans Affairs Canada offices themselves are closed and all …