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  • National Aboriginal Day, June 21
  • Publish Date: 20-JUN-2017 09:13 AM
  • June is National Aboriginal History month and June 21st, National Aboriginal Day, is a special moment to celebrate First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples in Canada.
  • Task Force on Diversity and Inclusion Launches Survey
  • Publish Date: 16-MAY-2017 02:10 PM
  • On April 24, 2017, the Joint Union-Management Task Force on Diversity and Inclusion launched an online survey to gather ideas to identify contributing factors to an inclusive workplace and barriers to inclusion faced by employees.
  • A message for Black History Month
  • Publish Date: 31-JAN-2017 05:03 PM
  • February is Black History Month in Canada, and worldwide. PIPSC is proud to salute and celebrate the legacy, the courage and the contribution of the Black community that goes back to the early beginnings of Canadian history.
  • December 10, 2016 - Celebrate International Human Rights Day
  • Publish Date: 09-DEC-2016 01:15 PM
  • On December 10, 1948, the 58 member states of the United Nations adopted the Universal Declaration of Human Rights in Paris. To mark this event, the international community celebrates Human Rights Day on December 10 each year.
  • Quebec Regional Status of Women Committee
  • Publish Date: 02-DEC-2016 01:36 PM
  • The Quebec Regional Status of Women Committee was created on April 28, 2016. Our mission is to foster equitable representation of women in all workplaces and within PIPSC, to improve our members’ working conditions and quality of life, to promote our members’ rights, including equality and dignity, and to ensure that we preserve our rights and maintain the gains we have made.
  • December 3, 2016 - International Day of Persons with Disabilities
  • Publish Date: 29-NOV-2016 01:24 PM
  • On December 3, the Professional Institute joins in the global effort to promote understanding of the rights of persons with disabilities. On this International Day of Persons with Disabilities, we reflect on the progress that disability rights activists have made in Canada,
  • International Day of Persons with Disabilities - 2016
  • Publish Date: 28-NOV-2016 01:00 PM
  • Since 1992, the annual global observance of the International Day of Persons with Disabilities (IDPD) on December 3 has been serving to increase awareness and understanding of persons with disabilities, the issues that impact their lives and of the gains to be derived from the integration of persons with disabilities into every aspect of life.
  • Celebrate Women’s History Month October 2016
  • Publish Date: 06-OCT-2016 09:45 AM
  • October is Women’s History Month, a time for the labour movement in Canada, including PIPSC, the largest union of professionals serving Canadians, to celebrate the invaluable contribution women have made throughout the years to Canadian communities, and to stand up for their rights.
  • Ottawa's Most Colourful Festival - August 21st, 2016
  • Publish Date: 20-JUL-2016 11:46 AM
  • As part of the Better Together campaign and PIPSC’s ongoing commitment to Human Rights and Diversity the National Capital Region of PIPSC will be joining our Brothers and Sisters in the PSAC and CAPE, in participating in the Ottawa Pride Parade on Sunday August 21st. PIPSC is also looking for volunteers to help out.
  • National Aboriginal Day, June 21
  • Publish Date: 21-JUN-2016 02:00 PM
  • June 21st marks National Aboriginal Day, a day to celebrate the First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples in Canada.
  • National Day of Mourning 2016 for Workers Killed or Injured on the Job
  • Publish Date: 28-APR-2016 08:34 AM
  • This year April 28 marks the 25th anniversary of the National Day of Mourning (Parliament’s Proclamation in 1991), a day of remembrance and also an occasion to call for more action to prevent the deaths of thousands of workers each year on the job or from workplace illnesses.
  • NCR Region - Capital Pride Parade - August 23, 2015
  • Publish Date: 28-JUL-2015 08:22 AM
  • As part of the Better Together campaign and PIPSC’s ongoing commitment to Human Rights and Diversity the National Capital Region of PIPSC will be joining our Brothers and Sisters in the PSAC and CAPE, in participating in the Ottawa Pride Parade on August 23rd.
  • A message for Black History Month
  • Publish Date: 09-FEB-2015 12:50 PM
  • February is Black History Month. In fact, the United Nation has declared the next 10 years, 2015 to 2024, the International Decade for People of African Descent.
  • On December 10, 2014, Celebrate International Human Rights Day
  • Publish Date: 10-DEC-2014 06:08 AM
  • Every year, International Human Rights Day reminds us of the enduring abuses present in our Canadian communities and throughout the world, and of the enormous effort still required to make the protection of human rights a reality.
  • CHRC - Family Caregiving in Canada
  • Publish Date: 05-SEP-2014 09:58 AM
  • Anyone interested in the developing topic of Family Status with regard to Duty to accommodate and the support of members should consider signing up for this series.
  • Capital Pride Parade 2014
  • Publish Date: 21-JUL-2014 10:19 AM
  • As part of the Better Together campaign and PIPSC’s ongoing commitment to Human Rights and Diversity the National Capital Region of PIPSC is participating in the Ottawa Pride Parade on August 24th.
  • National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women - December 6
  • Publish Date: 05-DEC-2013 01:29 PM
  • December 6 is Canada’s National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. Established in 1991 by the Parliament of Canada, this date marks the anniversary of the murders in 1989 of 14 young women at l'École Polytechnique de Montréal. They died because they were women.
  • Institute Professionals Show Their Pride
  • Publish Date: 27-AUG-2013 01:45 PM
  • Unions are increasingly involved in gay pride parades across Canada. The Professional Institute is no exception. As a union, the Institute is committed to fight homophobia at all levels and build solidarity.
  • December 10, 2012 – Human Rights Day
  • Publish Date: 07-DEC-2012 08:45 AM
  • This year, the spotlight is on the rights of all people to make their voices heard in public life and be included in political decision-making.
  • HRWC Meeting Minutes - March 26, 2012 (PDF)
  • Publish Date: 09-OCT-2012 09:15 AM
  • Opening of Meeting. Meeting called to order at 9:00 a.m. Introduction of new CHRW members. Laura Cohen spoke about her role as PIPSC new education officer.
  • Celebrate International Human Rights Day
  • Publish Date: 09-DEC-2011 04:37 PM
  • Every year, International Human Rights Day reminds us of the enduring abuses present in our Canadian communities and throughout the world, and of the enormous effort still required to make the protection of human rights a reality.
  • National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence against Women
  • Publish Date: 05-DEC-2011 03:39 PM
  • December 6 is Canada’s National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women. Established in 1991 by the Parliament of Canada, this date marks the anniversary of the murders in 1989 of 14 young women at l'École Polytechnique de Montréal. They died because they were women.
  • Report on the 2011 National Human Rights Conference held June 13 – 15, 2011
  • Publish Date: 01-SEP-2011 11:04 AM
  • This national human rights conference was planned with the intention of identifying and exploring the current realities related to human rights, diversity and inclusion in Canada. The goal of the conference was to provide a strong learning experience focused on sharing knowledge and expertise across jurisdictions and sectors.
  • National Aboriginal Day, June 21
  • Publish Date: 16-JUN-2011 03:53 PM
  • The Professional Institute of the Pubic Service of Canada will be celebrating National Aboriginal Day, recognizing Aboriginals across Canada for their culture and contributions to the Canadian society.
  • International Day Against Homophobia
  • Publish Date: 17-MAY-2011 07:56 AM
  • International Day Against Homophobia is an opportunity to highlight positive aspects of homosexuality and celebrate the contribution of lesbians and gays to society.
  • National Human Rights Training 2011
  • Publish Date: 12-APR-2011 02:38 PM
  • This is national training intended to be a foundation course for any member wishing to serve on a Committee on Human Rights in the Workplace.
  • PIPSC staff celebrates International Women's Day
  • Publish Date: 08-MAR-2011 01:45 PM
  • PIPSC staff celebrated the International Women's Day with coffee and doughnuts with union Presidents Gary Corbett and Yves Rochon (CEP local 3011). Women can be proud of some major accomplishments although they continue to face many challenges.
  • International Women’s Day 2011
  • Publish Date: 08-MAR-2011 10:45 AM
  • March 8, 2011 is being celebrated as the 100th anniversary of International Women’s Day. This Tuesday, unions, women's organizations and governments around the world will celebrate the achievements of women in their struggle for equality, equity and social justice.

2010

  • International Women's Week 2010
  • Publish Date: 10-MAR-2010 02:03 PM
  • On the occasion of International Women's Week, PIPSC presents a portrait of dedicated members, women of heart, who, as stewards, bustle in the defence of your rights.
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  • Black History Month - 2010
  • Publish Date: 11-FEB-2010 10:42 AM
  • The histories of people and place in North America, the Caribbean, Africa and Europe can be told though the histories of Black workers in labour movements around the world.
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2009

  • What are the Implications for Pay Equity under Bill C-10?
  • Publish Date: 26-AUG-2009 02:38 PM
  • It is every worker’s right to be compensated fairly. When the Institute’s members are underpaid, it is the Institute’s job to act in defence of its members’ rights. On April 6, 2009, PIPSC filed an application with the Ontario Superior Court of Justice challenging the constitutionality of the Budget Implementation Act, the legislation which includes the Equitable Compensation Act (ECA).
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  • National Aboriginal Day - June 21, 2009
  • Publish Date: 19-JUN-2009 03:18 PM
  • On June 21, 2009, the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada commemorates National Aboriginal Day in recognition of the First Peoples of this land.
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  • International Women's Day
  • Publish Date: 05-MAR-2009 01:45 PM
  • The Professional Institute encourages members to mark the occasion of International Women’s Day by participating in any of the events across Canada.
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2008

  • National Aboriginal Day: June 21
  • Publish Date: 19-JUN-2008 01:37 PM
  • The Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada recognizes the diversity of the First Peoples of Canada and their contributions to Canada. We encourage membership to remember the First Peoples on June 21, 2006, National Aboriginal Day.
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  • Asian Heritage Month
  • Publish Date: 01-MAY-2008 12:14 AM
  • May is Asian Heritage Month, which celebrates the history and contributions of Asian Canadians.
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  • Request for Employment Equity Plans
  • Publish Date: 25-APR-2008 10:18 AM
  • As part of its mandate to address the human rights concerns and issues of PIPSC members, including employment equity issues, the PIPSC Committee on Human Rights in the Workplace is undertaking a review of the various Employment Equity Plans in place across the federal public service.
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Employment Equity

What you would find in a Good Employment Equity Plan

Removing the barriers that make it difficult to recruit and retain members of designated employment equity groups is a legal obligation that federal employers must meet under the Employment Equity Act (EE Act).

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