Our Strength is our members!

The Union of Canadian Transportation Employees proudly represents over 9,000 members in over 100 worksites from coast to coast to coast. Our members work in both the public and private sectors doing work that helps protect the travelling public and our environment.

Our members include airports workers, inspectors for all modes of transportation, technicians who advise on natural environments, and workers for the Canadian Coast Guard.

As one of the 15 components of the Public Service Alliance of Canada, UCTE works to protect the rights and to improve the lives of our members who have the safety of all Canadians at heart.


Deadline for Convention 2023 registration and resolution submission fast approaching

January 23rd, 2023|

A quick reminder that the deadline to register as a delegate for the upcoming UCTE Convention is Tuesday January 31, 2023. This deadline will not be extended. All locals that are in good standing were advised of their delegate count and provided the link in the convention call. If you do not have this information, please email ucte-ucet@psac-apfc.com as soon as possible. Note that you are not considered registered if you sent your information by email to the national office or to your RVP. You must complete the digital registration form. If you no longer have this link, please reach out to ucte-ucet@psac-afpc.com and we will gladly assist [...]

Treasury Board members: Register now for national virtual townhalls on bargaining

January 20th, 2023|

UCTE members in the EB, PA, SV and TC groups in the federal public service are invited to attend national townhall meetings to get the latest updates about bargaining with Treasury Board as we work to secure a fair contract for 165,000 federal public service workers. The webinar-style townhall meetings will be held on Zoom, live, on 3 occasions. (See below for more details.) Throughout this round of bargaining and at Public Interest Commission (PIC) hearings that wrapped up before the holidays, we’ve seen how the federal government has refused to address any of our key issues at the table, including fair wages, better work-life balance, addressing racism [...]

World Human Rights Day 2022: Dignity, Freedom, & Justice for All

December 10th, 2022|

In collaboration with Denise Reynolds, UCTE Human Rights Officer. Today we celebrate World Human Rights Day, which commemorates the day the General Assembly of the United Nations adopted and proclaimed the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) on December 10, 1948.[1] The UDHR is one of the UN’s major achievements as well as being the first enunciation of human rights across the world. As it may come as no surprise, it is the most translated document the world over since it is available in 500 languages. Although it is not part of binding international law, its acceptance by all countries around the world gives great moral weight to the fundamental [...]

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