Veterans Affairs case managers are feeling ‘overwhelmed, frustrated,’ says union president

Many Veterans Affairs employees have reported being overwhelmed by the number of veterans assigned to them. Virginia Vaillancourt, national president of the Union of Veterans’ Affairs Employees, tells Power & Politics: ‘We’ve seen unfortunately too many veterans fall through the cracks, and too many case managers burning out because of it.’ https://www.cbc.ca/player/play/1973274179915

Congratulations to the National Executive Officers elected at UVAE convention

UVAE held its 18th National Triennial Convention, virtually, from September 19 to September 22! Congratulations to the National Executive Officers elected at UVAE convention: Virginia Vaillancourt – National President Toufic El-Daher– National Executive Vice-President; Zarina Khan Alternate NEVP Jody LaPierre – Regional Vice-President (RVP) Charlottetown HO; Debi Buell, Alternate RVP Edwin MacDonald – RVP, Atlantic; Amanda Logan, Alternate RVP …

WOMEN’S HISTORY MONTH – 2021

Each year during the month of October, we celebrate Women’s History Month. This began in 1992 when the Government of Canada designated October as Women’s History Month, marking the beginning of an annual month-long celebration for the outstanding achievements of women throughout Canada’s history. As we celebrate Women’s History Month 2021, we reflect upon the …

Congratulations to the UVAE Members Elected in their PSAC Regional Triennial Conventions

The Union of Veterans’ Affairs Employees (UVAE) wish to congratulate the following members for their recent election at their Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) Regional Conventions. Atlantic Region Edwin MacDonald Alternate Director for LGBTQ2+ Members Kim Asling Provincial Director – Prince Edward Island (PE) Debi Buell First Alternate Provincial Director – PE Valerie Boudreau …