USPE News

Happy Canada Day!

Posted June 30, 2022, 3:45pm

From everyone at UPSE, please have a safe and happy Canada Day on July 1, 2022. We live in the greatest country in the world and have so much to be thankful for. UPSE Proud!||

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Members Attend Retirement Planning Workshop

Posted June 29, 2022, 2:59pm

Members enjoy the financial management / planning the future workshop at UPSE today. Topics include the importance of retirement planning, reviewing your pension statements for accuracy, and starting to save money early.||

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Att Workers: Sun Safety Precautions

Posted June 29, 2022, 8:47am

During the summer season, many Island workers spend a significant amount of time working outdoors. As a result daily exposure to the harmful effects of the sun is common. Excessive exposure to UV rays from the sun can cause damage to the skin, eyes, and can also increase the risk of heat stress and heat stroke. Employers and workers must be aware of the risks related to sun exposure and the effective ways to protect themselves.|| See info (here). ||

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UPSE 60th Convention Grand Prize Draw

Posted June 28, 2022, 12:53pm

Contest rules and conditions:

Eligibility:

The contest is open to all UPSE members in good standing who are currently employed at an UPSE bargaining unit worksite at the time of entry.

To be a member in good standing;

You must have signed a membership card available on the PEI UPSE website at https://www.peiupse.ca/membership-registration/ or completed a registration card by contacting  the UPSE Office andBe paying dues or otherwise be eligible as a member in good standing as defined under the PEI UPSE Constitution and Bylaws https://www.peiupse.ca/about/how/constitution/   Prize

 The single prize package includes a $3500 gift card from Air Canada. Prize package must be accepted as awarded, with no substitutions.

 Participation forms

Entries will be submitted at https://www.peiupse.ca/upse-60th-convention-grand-prize-draw or by visiting the UPSE Office at 4 Enman Crescent to complete an online ballot.

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Check out the latest Accents

Posted June 28, 2022, 11:59am

UPSE members - get your Shining Waters passes for Family Fun Time! Call UPSE for your discount code on up to six passes (see info). Workshop opportunity for UPSE Health members (see info).|| Call for Director nominations in even numbered Locals and Call for Secretary Treasurer and Second Vice-President executive positions (see info). ||

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Employee Engagement Diversity and Inclusion Pulse Survey

Posted June 23, 2022, 3:16pm

Att: UPSE Civil Service Members (2022 Employee Engagement Diversity and Inclusion Pulse Survey)

UPSE encourages its Civil Service members to take part in the Public Service Commission’s (PSC) Employee Engagement Diversity and Inclusion Pulse Survey. You should receive an e-mail from the PSC with information and a link to the survey itself. The survey’s theme is centered around concepts of diversity and inclusion and your experiences in the workplace, sense of belonging, fairness, respect, decision making and leadership, inclusion, psychologically safe workplaces, and a culture of continuous learning and improvement.

The survey is 100% secure, anonymous, confidential, and optional. With a high participation rate, the PSC can provide an accurate representation of the public service workforce and take proactive actions that focus on improving employee experience and strengthening the public service as an inclusive and equal employer of all.

Please see more information ...

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Steward Level II

Posted June 23, 2022, 3:03pm

UPSE Stewards are engaging in the union's Steward Level II course offering today in Charlottetown. Participants are discussing the importance of knowing your membership, working with your union executive, problem solving and conflict resolution among other topics.|| || ||

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National Indigenous Peoples Day

Posted June 20, 2022, 2:19pm

June 21 is National Indigenous Peoples Day. Let’s celebrate the heritage, contributions and diverse cultures of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples. By learning about indigenous peoples and their history, we take a step forward on the path to reconciliation.|| Learn more about Indigenous peoples and communities (here).||

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NUPGE elects new President and Secretary-Treasurer

Posted June 20, 2022, 2:16pm

Congratulations to NUPGE's new President Bert Blundon and Secretary-Treasurer Jason MacLean!|| Bert Blundon, from NAPE/NUPGE and Jason MacLean, NSGEU/NUPGE have been elected by delegates to serve as President and Secretary-Treasurer of the 400,000 member National Union of Public and General Employees (see more).||

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