PSAC Treasury Board teams back at bargaining table last week
A Canada Border Services Agency officer and member of the Customs and Immigration Union (CIU), a Component of PSAC, was found deceased at work today at the Toronto Pearson Airport.
Workers should not be penalized for taking time off work for things that are out of their control, such as illness or family emergencies.
The committee tasked to deal with Phoenix-related compensation, co-chaired by PSAC National President Robyn Benson and the Secretary of the Treasury Board, met earlier this week.
The Treasury Board’s offer to compensate public service workers for Phoenix-related losses came in the wake of PSAC demands and a court application filed by PSAC and several other public service unions.
The #ThirstyforJustice campaign video was developed in collaboration with an award-winning documentary filmmaker and focuses on the community of Grassy Narrows.
The river water has been contaminated by mercury for over 40 years and the tap water is not safe to drink. Grassy Narrows is only one of more than 100 First Nations communities that do not have access to safe water for drinking, cooking and bathing.