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Leading Progess

The Professional Institute of the Public Service Canada, 1920–2020

On February 6, 1920, a small group of public service employees met for the first time to form a professional association. A century later, the Professional Institute of the Public Service Canada … 272 View
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Introduction

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Starting as Professionals, 1920-1969

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In this chapter, the author discusses how the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada emerged and changed along with Canada during its first fifty years, when major external and … 27 $2.70 Add
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We Are a Union, What Do We Do Now? 1970-79

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This chapter discusses who belonged to and led PIPSC in the 1970s, how collective bargaining took place, and what policy positions the Institute adopted. It also explores the collective … 33 $3.30 Add
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Achieving Better Results for Members, 1980-89

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This chapter describes the issues confronting the PIPSC in the 1980s and how PIPSC responded to these new challenges, drawing on interviews with current and past PIPSC members. 30 $3.00 Add
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Nothing Can Be Taken for Granted, 1990-1999

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In this chapter, Russell details how PIPSC addressed the ideological changes of the 1990s, including a rightward shift in the Canadian political landscape, the growth of neoliberal policies, and … 39 $3.90 Add
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Into a New Century, 2000-09

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This chapter describes how the PIPSC dealt with issues in the first decade of the 2000s, including Y2K and the globalization of computer systems, the 9/11 terrorist attacks and the Canadian war … 29 $2.90 Add
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Stepping Up to a Larger Union Stage, 2010-19

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In this chapter, Russell explores how PIPSC dealt with issues and opportunities as it approached its hundred-year aniversary. PIPSC members confronted the Harper government’s muzzling of … 34 $3.40 Add
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Conclusion

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In the concluding chapter, Russell suggests that the key moment in PIPSC’s history occurred in 1967, when the Public Service Staff Relations Act allowed federal public servants to unionize. 16 $1.60 Add