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North America

The Washington Office

Contact: Mark Langevin - Subregional Secretary

Address: 1200 18th Street NW #700 - Washington, D.C. 20036 - USA

Telephone: 202-744-0072

Email: mark.langevin@world-psi.org

International delegation reclaiming workers' rights in Wisconsin

06 March 2012

An international delegation of Public Services International leaders and union journalists are visiting PSI affiliates in Wisconsin, USA from 5-11 March 2012 to mark the one year anniversary of the passage of legislation stripping public service workers’ rights.

Keep Nestlé out of universities, says civil society

06 March 2012

Following a decision by the University of Alberta to grant an honorary agree to Peter Brabeck-Letmathe, former executive direction and current chairman of Nestlé, a group of over seventy civil society organisations, including PSI, has sent a letter of protest to the University.

Reclaim Wisconsin!

29 February 2012
Wisconsin residents holding up Reclaim Wisconsin posters

The Reclaim Wisconsin Tour has been criss-crossing the state in order to give citizens a chance to speak out on the local impact of Gov. Walker’s disastrous agenda. At each and every stop rally-goers are signing the Pledge to Reclaim Wisconsin.

National Labor Relations Board Issues Nationwide Complaint against American Water

11 January 2012

Utility Workers Union of America (UWUA) fights for $4 million in back pay for workers.

PSAC launches second video highlighting absurdity of cuts

15 December 2011

The giant squirrel strikes again! The Public Service Alliance of Canada has launched another video as part of its Third Choice campaign. In this one, a giant squirrel disrupts a meat inspector and secretly plants non-inspected meat in a young mother's grocery cart. It's designed to highlight the absurdity of forcing Canadians to choose between eliminating the deficit and having food properly inspected.

Third Choice

05 December 2011
Third Choice campaign logo

ThirdChoice.ca says forcing Canadians to choose between a strong economy and strong public services is absurd. Join the campaign.

SEIU message to PSI affiliates

25 November 2011

On 17 November 2011, tens of thousands of Americans took to streets and bridges across the U.S. in an unprecedented national day of peaceful protest to declare an economic emergency for the 99%.