The Federal Public Service Labour Relations and Employment Board is scheduled to meet with PSAC and the federal government on January 31, 2018.
January 4, 2018
PSAC shares the scepticism and frustration of our members as a result of the continuous blunders on the part of this government when it comes to payroll problems. That said, PSAC encourages our members to make every effort to report any overpayments by January 19, 2018 to avoid having to repay the gross amount.
December 15, 2017
Having union leave without pay converted to a system whereby the employer puts the member on union leave with pay and invoices us after the fact is a long standing proposal of PSAC TB and Agency bargaining units. This will ensure that members do not suffer cash flow problems as a result of participating in their Union. This problem has been exacerbated by the current payroll system. As such, the most recent agreements with the TB PA, SV, TC and EB units include language that changes the process for most union activities to an invoicing system.
December 12, 2017
The need for universal, affordable and accessible child care is greater than ever as child care fees across Canada continue to rise faster than the rate of inflation. A new study by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA), Time Out: Child care fees in Canada 2017, shows that child care fees have risen faster than inflation in 71% of Canadian cities since last year, and in 82% of cities since 2014.
December 11, 2017
This is a call out to PSAC equity activists (Aboriginal Peoples, Racialized Workers, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Trans Members, and Members with Disabilities), Regional Women's Committee members, and Young worker activists (35 or younger) to participate in the upcoming Treasury Board Units Bargaining Conferences. The Treasury Board Units National Bargaining Conference will take place in Ottawa, on March 26th to 29th.
December 6, 2017
The National Aboriginal Peoples' Circle came together for their annual meeting to discuss some of the issues that are at the forefront of the struggle for Indigenous Rights.
November 30, 2017
PSAC activists are bringing the stories of our members to Parliament Hill so that MPs don’t lose sight of the impact the Phoenix debacle is having on the personal lives of federal public service workers.
November 24, 2017
As per the Public Service Labour Relations Act, our FB Bargaining Team filed for conciliation earlier this year when it became clear that the employer was not prepared to seriously address our issues.
November 23, 2017
We have created a 15-minute anonymous online survey for RCMP Civilian Members who are pay-matched in the PA, TC, EB and SV classifications. The survey will give you the opportunity to let us know what you would like to see brought forward in the next round of PSAC’s collective bargaining with Treasury Board.
November 14, 2017
Our bargaining team will resume negotiations with Parks Canada from November 21 – 24, 2017 in the nation’s capital. Our team is eager to make further progress towards a fair collective agreement for over 4,000 employees working at Parks Canada locations nationwide.