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USJE Member in Need

March 29, 2019

Some of you may have heard about the terrible Ottawa transit bus crash that occurred a couple of months ago on January 11, 2019. Three...

USJE’s 2019 Scholarship Winners

March 21, 2019

USJE is pleased to announce the winners of the 2019-2020 Academic year Scholarships. The four recipients of $2,500 each to assist them in obtaining their...

Holiday Message from your President

December 21, 2018

I’d like to wish a peaceful and happy holiday season to all USJE members and your families. Thank you for your hard work and dedication...

​A Flag We’re Proud to Wave

November 21, 2018

It’s one of the most important - and recognizable - cultural icons of today.

The Rainbow Flag is a symbol of pride representing LGBTQ2+ communities...

​The School that USJE Helped Build

November 5, 2018

When Ronald Chavarria and wife Jazmín Lopez, visit the Gilberto Siles school in the Masaya region of Nicaragua, they are met with a joyful rush...

​Today, we remember Louise Pargeter

October 6, 2018

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

Senate Finance Committee dismayed over Phoenix

August 3, 2018

"Public Services and Procurement Canada must identify priorities for processing outstanding pay requests and must establish targets for the time to process these requests" is...

Bargaining Update: Technical Services (TC) Bargaining

June 22, 2018

PSAC’s Technical Services group include federal public service employees who hold skilled technical positions such as engineering and scientific support positions, technical inspectors, photographers, enforcement...

Phoenix and taxes: what you need to know

March 23, 2018

PSAC Website

March 21, 2018

Now that tax filing season is in full swing, PSAC wants to remind its members in the federal public service about some...

USJE Prize Winners

March 22, 2018

Congratulations to the winners of our recent draw!

In January 2018, USJE encouraged all members to ensure they had an updated profile with us so...

Kingston prison farms to reopen

February 28, 2018

Thanks to the efforts of so many people - including many USJE members - the federal budget has allocated funds to reopen the Collins Bay...

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...