Info and Alerts

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...

Bargaining update

April 15, 2016

Please see below for the latest bargaining update from PSAC:

USGE's first Federal Pre-Budget Submission

March 17, 2016

In February, USGE created our first ever pre-budget submission. In it you will note that we recommend five steps the government could take to improve...

Bargaining Updates

March 16, 2016

Please see below for the latest bargaining updates from PSAC: TC FB PA SV EB


USGE Dispatch from Guatemala

February 25, 2016

by Lynette Robinson, USGE RVP (RCMP, Justice, PPSC)

I am so pleased to be a part of this year's delegation to Guatemala, as a young worker,...

USGE National Office Moves Up!

February 23, 2016

Over the weekend, the USGE National Office moved from the 6th floor to the 10th floor of the PSAC building in Ottawa. We are now...

Member safety remains top priority for USGE

February 18, 2016

Following the incident that occurred on Friday, February 12th, 2016, at the Dorchester Penitentiary (New Brunswick), USGE is reiterating its commitment to ensuring USGE member...

USGE requires a Senior Policy Analyst

January 27, 2016

Invitation to apply in this competitive process is being made to:

1. employees of U.S.G.E. (Unifor Local 2025)
2. employees of the P.S.A.C. and its Components
3. U.S.G.E....

Staffing changes at USGE

December 23, 2015

We are pleased to advise you of present and upcoming staffing changes at the USGE.

Elaine Ouimet: One year term position with the Agriculture Union

Elaine Ouimet,...

Bill C-377 reporting requirements waived

December 22, 2015

The Public Service Alliance of Canada welcomes the Minister of National Revenue's announcement this morning that reporting requirements for unions under Bill C-377 will be...

USGE Pays Tribute to Claude Duchesneau

November 24, 2015

As President of USGE, I am very sad to announce that Brother Claude Duchesneau passed away this weekend. Claude was a tireless worker who dedicated...

USGE: Getting out the vote!

October 9, 2015

Recently, USGE's Executive recorded this election message for our members. Please take a look... (And remember to check back soon to see our next...

USGE in the news

September 13, 2015

Please see below for a recent interview with Brother Barrière. (Video interview only available in French)

Our new USGE video

July 30, 2015

Recently, we created this video which speaks to the work of our USGE members. Check it out and see what you think:


USGE requires a Labour Relations Officer

July 28, 2015

USGE is conducting an anticipatory staffing process to staff indeterminate and/or term positions within the National Office. The positions would be opening starting September 2015....

Information picket at Ste-Anne-des-Plaines

July 21, 2015

On July 7, starting at 6:00 am, members from USGE Local Archambault, along with their president, Janine Beaulieu, held an “information picket" at the entrance...

March 19th rally in Winnipeg

July 20, 2015

National Vice President, David Neufeld, with RVP, Frank Janz, participate in the March 19th Rally in Winnipeg