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RCMP civilian members and bargaining

February 13, 2018

As you move forward in the process of deeming and becoming members of our union, PSAC-USJE have created a process to welcome CM input to...

Workforce Adjustment & USJE CSC members

February 9, 2018

Please find below the steps involved in the Workforce Adjustment (WFA) process recently launched by CSC:


On Thursday January 25th, over 200 USJE CSC members were...

Treasurer's Training webinar now available

February 2, 2018

Members who were unable to join us at our Treasurers’ Training webinar session can now access recordings of the training here.

Please note that all claims...

RCMP CM training begins mapping the future

January 31, 2018

RCMP Civilian Members (CMs), Union of Safety and Justice Employees (USJE) member champions and union representatives began mapping the way forward for integrating CMs into...

USJE requires a Strategic Communications Specialist

January 25, 2018

Position Title: Strategic Communications Specialist (Bilingual)

Classification: Band 9 ($78,296 to $88,122)

Reports to: the Senior Advisor, Policy, Projects and Media & the Director, Policy,...

Deeming of RCMP civilian members postponed

November 29, 2017

Acting Commissioner of the RCMP Daniel Dubeau announced on November 27 that the deeming of RCMP civilian members into the federal public service and the...

RCMP Civilian Members: Have your say!

November 23, 2017

We have created a 15-minute anonymous online survey for RCMP Civilian Members who are pay-matched in the PA, TC, EB and SV classifications.

The survey will...

It is with great sadness...

November 21, 2017

Dear USGE members,

It is with great sadness that we share with you that our dear friend and colleague, Diane Leduc-Doran, who worked at...

Today we remember Louise Pargeter

October 6, 2017

Today, we remember Louise Pargeter, a USGE member who died on October 6, 2004, while performing her duties as a Community Parole officer in Yellowknife....

USGE hosts pizza lunch for pay centre employees

September 11, 2017

On August 30th, 2017, USGE National President Stan Stapleton, Regional Vice President Lynette Robinson, Acting Regional Vice President Laurie Ann Wesselby and a group of...

USGE updates position on CSC pilot programs

August 17, 2017

As of Thursday, August 10th, USGE continues to be in discussions with CSC related to the Dynamic Risk Assessment for Offender Reintegration (DRAOR) and Electronic...

USGE requires a Case Management Assistant

August 2, 2017

USGE requires a Case Management Assistant. This bilingual position is being advertised to fill a term at USGE National Headquarters in Ottawa, Ontario to March...

Labour Board upholds USGE/PSAC complaint

July 27, 2017

Over 50 USGE members, working in the Pacific Region of the Correctional Service Canada, whose hours of work were changed in 2014 during bargaining with...

​TB collective agreements now posted

July 20, 2017

The new collective agreements for three of the Treasury Board units are now available...

Note to EB group members: We have not yet received...

RCMP Civilian Members: Q&A

July 20, 2017

RCMP Civilian Members: Q&A

Unions and Collective Bargaining

1. Unionization, what is it all about?

Unions are legal entities whose role and responsibility is to...

Day 4 and Convention wraps up!

July 15, 2017

Day 3 of the USGE 2017 convention concluded with evening festivities including a terrific performance of Ghanaian dancing and drumming and a rousing and interactive...

Lack of mental health support for RCMP members

May 17, 2017

USGE is currently examining the Auditor General’s report regarding mental health support for RCMP members. We will be paying particular attention to ensuring that the...

​Quebec SESG members rally against Phoenix

May 4, 2017

Last Saturday, April 29, USGE members participated in the Phoenix mobilization day. They visited Liberal MPs from all regions of Quebec and demonstrations took place...

National Day of Mourning

April 28, 2017

The National Day of Mourning, held on April 28, has been established to remember those who have lost their lives, or suffered injury or illness...

CBC features USGE member in new show

March 17, 2017

On March 16th, CBC launched Keeping Canada Safe, a high-profile, eight-part documentary series featuring everyday heroes. Hamza Al-Baghdadi, one of our USGE members, was interviewed...

Phoenix: Questions and answers

February 28, 2017

UPDATED February 28, 2017

I have not received my correct pay. What should I do? How long will it take to resolve my pay issue? How...

Phoenix Tool Kit

February 21, 2017

Help for PSAC members with Phoenix-related problems and questions

Emergency pay

Departments have flexibility to issue emergency pay to employees affected by Phoenix

File a...

Ratification Kits are ready

February 16, 2017

After two-and-a-half years of negotiations, the PSAC bargaining teams finally reached a tentative agreement with Treasury Board for the EB, SV, PA and TC groups....

Component Pride

January 19, 2017

Kara Wieler, Halpreet Gill, Sharon Bull and Maggie Human

A Young Local President’s Perspective

by Sharon Bull

The first time I walked into my Local’s AGM...

Scholarship Applications due February 1, 2017

January 12, 2017

The USGE Scholarship Program offers three scholarships: two $2,500.00 Louise Pargeter National Scholarships and one Lynn Ray National Scholarship for $2,500.00. Scholarships are available to...

USGE's year in review

December 23, 2016

Dear members,

What a year 2016 has been!

On behalf of USGE and all of our Regional Vice Presidents, I want to wish...

Riot at the Saskatchewan Penitentiary

December 16, 2016

Following Wednesday’s riot, USGE Regional Vice President, Barry Stolar, traveled to the Saskatchewan Pen to talk with USGE members, assist the Local Executive, and provide...