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Canadian Foreign Service Workers Union Offers Binding Arbitration

The Professional Association of Foreign Service Officers (PAFSO) has offered to enter into binding arbitration with the federal government to end the strike of its members and with it, the disruption to permanent residency and visa issuance. PAFSO is giving … Continue reading

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Nova Scotia Premier to Press for End to Diplomat Strike Citing Visa Delays

Nova Scotia Premier Darrell Dexter says the strike by Canadian foreign service officers is hurting Canadian provinces by delaying the processing of student visas. International students studying in Canada provide a significant economic boost to communities across the country, including … Continue reading

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Canadian Foreign Service Officers Picket in Front of PM Office

Canadian diplomatic staff belonging to the Professional Association of Foreign Service Officers (PAFSO), a union for foreign service officers employed with the Canadian government, held a picket outside the Prime Minister’s Office on Tuesday to draw attention to their strike. … Continue reading

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Canadian Diplomats Around the World Walk Off Job In Strike

Canadian diplomats stationed in 12 missions around the world walked off the job on Thursday in a dispute with the federal government over compensation. The diplomats are members of the Professional Association of Foreign Service Officers (PAFSO), a union and … Continue reading

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