News Releases:

Bar-b-quers beware

Every meat slaughter inspection group in Toronto and throughout Ontario is working short-handed, often operating below staffing levels required to ensure meat packing houses are following all safety requirements.

C-4 encourages unsafe workplaces

Ottawa – Work will be more dangerous if proposed changes to health and safety laws in Ottawa’s latest omnibus budget measure, Bill C-4, become law, according to Rob Ellis, whose teenage son was killed at work during his second day on the job.

Ellis, a workplace health and safety advocate, and Bob Kingston, President of the PSAC’s Agriculture Union, are in Ottawa today to urge parliamentarians to change the Bill.

Union News:

PI Review Update

After much effort and support from our members working in Inspection at CFIA, we are nearing the completion of the Primary Products (PI) Review and its resulting mass grievances filed in 2000 and 2007.

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