CEIU leaders met today with the Deputy Minister and senior management of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) and demanded answers and action, after a report on workplace racism was published in the media on September 23, 2021. The news article revealed details of an internal IRCC document at that contained shocking examples of racism within the department.Read more
Each year, the federal government marks Gender Equality Week during the fourth week of September. It is a time to recognize the progress that women and gender diverse communities have made in advancing their rights, and it is also a time to recommit to the ongoing struggle for gender justice.Read more
A call for nominations for four (4) positions of Alternate National Vice-Presidents is being sent to all respective CEIU members in good standing for which CEIU has a personal email address.Read more
The 4th day of Convention commenced with the President Bourque acknowledging, as a guest, Randy Howard, the President of the Government Services Union (GSU).Read more
Delegates, observers, and guests were greeted, upon signing in to the virtual CEIU Convention platform on day three, to the sound of Solidarity Forever and the showing of the accomplishment video.Read more
The 2nd day of the 15th CEIU Convention started out with the showing of a video of CEIU’s accomplishments.
To the singing of Solidarity Forever in the background, the video was played for the delegation. After its showing, the National President’s words were, “Wow, what a fantastic video. I hope that everyone enjoyed it as much as I did.” He continued by thanking CEIU members for their participation and collaboration in helping CEIU achieve these accomplishments as well as thanking all the ones that had worked on the preparation of the video.
The first day of the rescheduled September 2020 CEIU National Convention started off with a powerful Aboriginal Opening. This was followed by the CEIU National President, Eddy Bourque acknowledging the land on which he was gathering everyone as the traditional unceded territory of the Algonquin Anishinaabe People.Read more
Every year, CEIU Manitoba-Saskatchewan Region award a scholarship for up to six students who are CEIU members, their spouses or their dependents. Applicants write short statements on the contributions of the labour movement and the value of public services.
Today, the Prime Minister confirmed that the federal public service will be considering a vaccination mandate for federal employees.
The Summer 2021 edition of CEIU's newsletter, From the Ground Up, is here!