Human rights

UTE stands with Black federal public service workers in their class action lawsuit

Thursday, December 10, 2020

On this day, December 10, 2020, a day recognized by the United Nations as Human Rights Day, the Union of Taxation Employees (UTE) joins with the bargaining agent, the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC), in support of  the legal action taken on behalf of nearly 30,000 past and present federal public service workers who identify as Black, Caribbean or of African descent.

National Indigenous Peoples Day: violence and injustice persist

Monday, June 22, 2020

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Indigenous History Month has been marked by multiple deaths for the very people it was designed to celebrate and honour.

On June 2, Everett Patrick, died in police custody after being bitten by police dogs in Prince George, BC. Two days later, 26-year old Chantel Moore was killed by police during a wellness check in Edmunston, New Brunswick. And on June 12, Rodney Levi died after being shot by RCMP near the Metepenagiag Mi'kmaq Nation.