Info and Alerts

USJE mourns the passing of Kevin Schell

August 27, 2020

It is with great sadness that USJE has learned of the sudden passing of USJE member Kevin Schell. Tragically, Kevin drowned on Monday during the...

10 Ways to Celebrate Pride Month in 2020

June 15, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating impact on Pride organisations worldwide with hundreds of marches and events cancelled or postponed. But that doesn't mean...

Anti-Black racism: It's everyone's fight

June 2, 2020

"Injustice Anywhere is a Threat to Justice Everywhere"
– Martin Luther King Jr.

Once again a spotlight has been put on systemic anti-Black racism in the justice...

All PSAC Regional Conventions Postponed

March 23, 2020

In keeping with recommendations from both local and national health authorities regarding COVID-19, PSAC has made the difficult decision to suspend the remaining four PSAC...

Passing of Danielle Belleau

March 11, 2020

It is with great sadness that we share with you the passing of Danielle Belleau (retired RVP for NCR, USJE) on Friday, February 28th, 2020.


USJE Onscreen!

June 17, 2019

USJE is pleased to launch our new video series made possible by participants who were interviewed at our 2018 National Local Presidents’ Meeting. The videos...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

Watch USGE’s latest video

December 2, 2016

Last week, USGE launched our latest, one minute, video on Parliament Hill. This video was developed as part of USGE’s ambitious National Public Safety Campaign...

USGE’s position on Parole Officer training

November 23, 2016

USGE's National President, Stan Stapleton, will be meeting with Don Head, the Commissioner of Correctional Service Canada on December 1st to discuss a number of...

Should you file a Phoenix Grievance?

October 24, 2016

While the government has announced that employees who have incurred financial expenses because of pay problems may submit a claim, USGE is still encouraging members...

Government repeals anti-union legislation

October 20, 2016

On Wednesday, Parliament voted to adopt Bill C-4, a government bill that repeals the previous Conservative government’s controversial anti-union bills C-377 and C-525.

Earlier this year,...


September 22, 2016

With the Phoenix pay system debacle, staff at the Miramichi pay centres are working long hours struggling to deliver pay to individuals working in 46...