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Canadian Expat Network NewsApril 30th,  2013
Foreign Service Officers Began Job Actions on April 2nd
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A group of 1,350 rank-and-file foreign service officers began job actions on April 2nd over what they say is a pay equity issue. The Professional Association of Foreign Service Officers (PAFSO) is both the bargaining agent and the professional association for Canadian Foreign Service Officers representing 1,544 active and retired Foreign Service employees.

Recently, the Huffington Post wrote about a battle between the Federal Government and its diplomats that threatened foreign service officers who engaged in a so-called "e-picket". Read more...

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