The federal government plans to shutter the Vegreville Immigration Centre and move operations 100km away to Edmonton. The closure will devastate a rural Alberta community already hard hit by the current economic climate. Rural communities play a vital role in Canada, and we need to ensure that our communities stay vibrant and strong.
January 4, 2017
September 21, 2016
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.
August 25, 2016
We want to remind PSAC members to register for our National Equity Conferences that will take place in Toronto on March 2017.
June 8, 2016
PSAC members who work within Treasury Board, Parks Canada, the Canada Revenue Agency and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency are taking part in actions all across Canada today.
April 28, 2016
Our bargaining team signed a settlement with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)
November 2, 2015
The PSAC Social Justice Fund is offering a sponsorship to four (4) Young PSAC Members for the Feb. 12 to 26,2016 delegation.
October 29, 2015
Following a case conference with the Ontario Superior Court last week, a new date for the hearing of our injunction application on C-59 has been set for March 1-2, 2016. The parties consented to the adjournment as a sign of good faith to give the new government elect an opportunity to confirm their campaign promises of not exercising their powers under C-59, the law that allowed the government to unilaterally change provisions in federal government employee contracts and skip over collective bargaining.
October 23, 2015
Our bargaining team have agreed to meet with the employer on November 25 and 26, 2015, to exchange demands and begin the bargaining process.
July 15, 2015
Almost 25 years ago, the Supreme Court of Canada confirmed that federal public service employees have a constitutional right to engage in political activity. At that time, the Public Service Employment Act did not allow these employees to take part in any political activities except casting their vote. The Court agreed that political activity is consistent with the Charter of Rights and Freedom’s guarantee of freedom of expression to individuals.