Niqab ban in federal public service contravenes collective agreements, Canadian Human Rights Act: PSAC

Meanwhile, CUPW union says Canada Post Corporation should register as third party on eliminating door-to-door mail delivery.

Union leaders from 11 unions held a press conference Oct. 7 to encourage Canadians to vote early. ‘We believe the overwhelming majority of our members and indeed all Canadians want change,’ a statement from the unions says. ‘The best way to ensure that change is to vote for it.’ The leaders from Canadian Association of Professional Employees, Canadian Federal Pilots Association, Canadian Merchant Service Guild, Federal Government Dockyard Trades and Labour Council (East), Federal Government Dockyard Trades and Labour Council (West), Professional Association of Foreign Service Officers, Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada, Public Service Alliance of Canada, Research Council Employees' Association, Unifor, Local 2182 and Union of Canadian Correctional Officers – CSN voted by special ballot at 835 Carling Ave., in Ottawa.The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

By Tim Naumetz

PUBLISHED :Wednesday, Oct. 7, 2015 8:59 PM

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