International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
Tuesday, March 21, 2023
The International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination is observed annually on the day the police in Sharpeville, South Africa, opened fire and killed 69 people at a peaceful demonstration against apartheid "pass laws" in 1960.
The 2023 theme of the International Day focuses...
International Francophonie Day
Monday, March 20, 2023
Today, we celebrate the French language and the cultural diversity it brings to our communities. As a national organization, we recognize and promote the bilingual and bijural nature of the work our members do on behalf of...
Canadian Human Rights Commission discriminated against their Black and racialized employees
Thursday, March 16, 2023
On March 6th, 2023, the Treasury Board Secretariat (TBS) rendered its decision on an important grievance concerning discrimination against Black and racialized employees at the Canadian Human Rights Commission (CHRC). The TBS decision found that discrimination and systemic racism...
WE ARE RECRUITING! NOMINATIONS AND ELECTIONS COMMITTEE (NEC)
Wednesday, February 22, 2023
Dear AJC members,
Following the AJC’s 2020 General Election and subsequent Executive elections, the Governing Council (GC) sought a review the electoral processes to ensure greater accountability and transparency. The GC thus began the work of modernizing its electoral process...
Decision on Hours of Work Policy Grievance
Tuesday, February 7, 2023
On January 13th 2023, the Federal Public Sector Labour Relations and Employment Board denied the policy grievance the AJC filed in March 2020 on Normal Hours of Work which was referred to adjudication in January 2021. The full text of...
The AJC Celebrates Black History Month
Thursday, February 2, 2023
“Black history is not just for black people. Black history is Canadian history.”
- Jean Augustine (the first Black Canadian woman to serve as a federal Minister of the Crown and Member of Parliament.)
The AJC Challenges the Common Hybrid Work Model
Thursday, February 2, 2023
On January 26, 2023, the AJC filed a policy grievance to challenge the employer’s unilateral decision to impose the Common Hybrid Work Model and force our members back into the workplace 2-3 days per week. Among a number of remedies sought, the AJC is asking for an order requiring the...
New Common Hybrid Work Model
Friday, December 16, 2022
On December 15th 2022, the National Joint Council of bargaining agents met virtually with Treasury Board officials and were informed that the Employer will be introducing a new ...
JOIN OUR TEAM - WE ARE HIRING FULL-TIME INDETERMINATE EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT/ASSISTANT TO THE CORPORATE SECRETARY (unionized position - Ottawa)
Monday, November 28, 2022
FULL-TIME INDETERMINATE EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT/ASSISTANT TO THE CORPORATE SECRETARY
(unionized position - Ottawa)
The Association of Justice Counsel (AJC) is the bargaining agent for over 3000 lawyers who work for the Government of Canada, including...