The employer is legally responsible for health and safety in the workplace. This page lists what those responsibilities are. It also notes that employees have a responsibility both to ensure the employer lives up to their responsibility and to report problems.
September 13, 2013
September 11, 2013
The Public Service Alliance of Canada has a long history of standing up for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans rights. Whether at the bargaining table, in the courts or on the streets, our union has been fighting for LGBT rights for more than 30 years.
July 12, 2013
Regional Office Interviewers – The members of this unit of approximately 500 members work in Statistics Canada offices around the country collecting information for national surveys. They are responsible largely for telephone interviews which collect the raw data that is subsequently used to provide statistics on everything from literacy to consumer expenditures.
May 15, 2013
The following PSAC collective agreements have language prohibiting discrimination on the basis of gender identity and/or gender expression. Museum and Arts Related National Museum of Science and Technology Canada Council Canada Council (administrative group) Total: 3 out of 12 units Airport and Related Gander International Airport Authority Inc. Thunder Bay Airport IMP Group CFB Gander IMP CFP Comox IMP CFB Trenton ARINC International of Canada
April 25, 2013
PSAC members have the right to promote and build our union in the workplace. Members have the right to be kept informed on the employer’s premises during non-work time, before or after shifts and during paid or unpaid breaks and lunch periods. This is the law.
April 24, 2013
An ESA is a written agreement between the Union and the employer that certainwork duties are essential to the safety and security of the public and must continue during a strike. ESA's are required by the Public Service Labour Relations Act (PSLRA)
September 3, 2012
This document represents bargaining proposals of the Public Service Alliance of Canada for this round of negotiations for the Program Delivery and Administrative Services group at the Canada Revenue Agency. These proposals are being submitted without prejudice to any future proposed amendments and/or additions, and are subject to any errors and/or omissions. The Public Service Alliance of Canada reserves the right to introduce, amend or withdraw its demands or to introduce counter proposals to the Employer's demands.
November 28, 2011
Workforce adjustment committees should always be joint The Workforce Adjustment Appendix specifies that departments and organizations must establish Workforce Adjustment Committees to manage workforce adjustment situations. The union believes that they should always be composed of union and management representatives or, in other words, joint.
September 1, 2008
Imagine being told that the clothes you are wearing aren't appropriate for your gender. Think about what it would be like to be ridiculed on the job, exposed to daily harassment because you may not conform to some people's definition of masculinity and femininity. Imagine if every trip to the bathroom felt like a trial – exposing you to potential humiliation or violence.