Our NAV CANADA bargaining team heads back to the table today. Our team will be meeting with the employer January 29 – February 2 in Ottawa. Last time at the table NAV CANADA bargaining started off on a positive note. Our bargaining team exchanged proposal packages with NAV CANADA representatives during December 12 – 15, 2017. Non-monetary language found in various articles were signed off and the team was pleased with the progress that was made. Stay connected Get updates straight from the bargaining table by:
January 29, 2018
January 25, 2018
PSAC and UPCE are expressing some cautious optimism for the future of Canada Post following the government’s public announcement of a new vision for the Corporation. “We are pleased the government remains committed to Canada Post’s original mandate which is to provide service to Canadians”, said Robyn Benson, PSAC National President. “The government’s decision to change the Corporation’s status so that it must reinvest profits into service and innovation is an important step forward.”
January 25, 2018
“We have been clear that, under no circumstances, should our members be forced to hand over more money than they received in overpayment. The Minister has within his power the ability to solve this problem and that is what we are asking him to do,” said PSAC National President Robyn Benson.
January 24, 2018
Treasury Board did not update its leave system to include Union leave (Peoplesoft code 641) before January 1st. Treasury Board estimates it will have the necessary coding completed by February 15th.
January 12, 2018
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 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.