MONTREAL, July 10, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - The Public Service Alliance of Canada, Québec region (PSAC-Québec), the Union of Veterans Affairs Employees (UVAE) and its UVAE local at the Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Hospital would like to invite media representatives to a press conference concerning the union's views on the transfer of the Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Hospital to provincial jurisdiction.
You will recall that the Governments of Canada and Québec had publicly announced on April 27, 2012 that the last hospital dedicated to treating veterans would be officially transferred to the province, a move that would take effect in March 2013.
The union will explain during the press conference how it views the transfer from the standpoint of service delivery and employee conditions.
Reminder for this event:
|What:||Press conference by PSAC-Québec and the UVAE regarding the union's views on the federal transfer of the veterans' hospital in Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue over to provincial jurisdiction.|
|| Holiday Inn & Suites Pointe Claire
6700, Trans Canada Hwy, Pointe Claire
|When:||July 11 at 2 p.m.|
Other reference documents will be distributed to media representatives attending the event.
PSAC represents more than 178,000 members across Canada. An FTQ affiliate, PSAC-Québec has more than 40,000 members in the federal public sector, including 600 members of the Union of Veterans Affairs Employees working at the Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue hospital.
PSAC-Québec also has members in Québec universities and in the private sector.
For further information:
Patrick Leblanc, political attaché, PSAC-Québec, 514-706-5997, [email protected]