PSAC FIRST WOMAN ORGANIZER 14 FEB 1968
J its I nop-1 nop-1 i j . rrUiiTwniaie; pSACs WOMAN " She'll Use Coffee As Union Bait The Public Service Alliance of Canada ha added a touch of glamor lo its organization organization . She's Cathy Rink, a tall, striking Monde, who has been hired to recruit women women who work in the sccre-' sccre-' sccre-' tarial. stenographic and typing positrons in Ihe led-erat led-erat led-erat government into the PSAC. PSAC organization dirf--tor dirf--tor dirf--tor dirf--tor Jack Waddell says "as far as we know Cathy is tne first woman who has ever been hired by an. employee organization or-trade or-trade or-trade un.on lo work on a full-time full-time full-time baix at recruiting female em-' em-' em-' ploiee." - Ax part of the recruiting program. Cathy has orgsnii-ed orgsnii-ed orgsnii-ed a schedule of afdrr work coffee parties at whicn secretaries, secretaries, steno and typi-ft typi-ft typi-ft will get together to disvux ORGANIZER " reasons why the women who work for the government government should belong lo the PSAC. Until now, Ihe allnnet has been unable to seek certification for these women women because tt does not tc count as members a su(K-ient su(K-ient su(K-ient percentage of the woik force. "There are about 6.000 secretaries, stenos and typists typists in the PSAC right now." says Cathy Rink. "And we could apply for certification in a very short time if some of the other girls' In the government service realized just how much collective bargaining can mean to them." The first of the coffee parties will take place Thursday. Some 12, girls from Ihe Department of Ex-temal Ex-temal Ex-temal Affairs have been invited. invited.