Announcement of the 2020 Annual General Meeting with Election of Executive Positions

Date: 26 November 2020 Time: 9:30am Location: Internet (link to be provided in November)

All IDRC staff who are eligible members of the Public Service Alliance of Canada (P.S.A.C.), are invited to attend the Annual General Meeting (AGM) for the Union Local 76000.

Proposed Agenda

  1. Approval of the minutes of the General Assembly of 7 March 2019
  2. Presentation of the 2019 Annual report and Financial report for membership approval
  3. Voting on motions from members
  4. Election of open positions in the executive and bargaining team

Positions open for election: 
Sixteen positions on the Local’s executive and bargaining team will be open for election to the membership. We encourage all members to consider running for one of the positions listed below. We need and welcome diverse perspectives, diverse skills, and more helping hands in moving forward.

  • Shop Steward, LACRO
  • Shop Steward, ARO
  • Shop Steward, MERO
  • Shop Steward, WARO
  • Shop Steward, ESARO

Bargaining Team for the next collective agreement: 

  • 3 members (Ottawa Staff only due to logistics)
  • 3 alternate members (Ottawa Staff only due to logistics)

Voting Procedures 
Only members in good standing will be eligible to vote in the election of the executive positions up for renewal. You are a member in good standing if you have completed a white membership card. If you have not done this yet, please contact a member of the Local’s executive and they will send you a virtual card to be completed and signed prior to the Assembly.

An online voting mechanism will be made available for the eligible members. More information will be provided for electronic voting in the coming weeks.

RSVP for the Annual General Assembly 
Please send an email to by November 19th, 2020 to confirm your attendance. We need your show of support by attending the AGM and casting your votes!

– Sean Burns, on behalf of the Executive Committee, Local 76000 P.S.A.C.