Leadership

December 8, 2019
The Public Interest Commission (PIC) hearings for the Program and Administrative Services (PA) and common issues tables wrapped up this weekend. The hearings are the first of eight scheduled in the next few months for nearly 140,000 PSAC members who are still without a new collective agreement.
October 10, 2019
The Conservatives’ recently announced anti-immigration plan will harm asylum seekers, undermine the integrity of the refugee claims process, and could lead to the creation of detention centres at the border. On Wednesday, Andrew Scheer pledged that if elected, his government would renegotiate the Safe Third Country Agreement (STCA), which allows asylum seekers to make a refugee claim even if they enter at an unofficial border crossing, and move refugee judges closer to ‘hotspots’ along the border to help expedite refugee claims.
September 27, 2019
The Public Service Alliance of Canada firmly opposes the Bloc Québécois’ proposal to restrict Quebeckers’ ability to work in the federal public service.
September 25, 2019
Hiring more federal public sector workers would benefit the Canadian economy and support a strong, diverse middle class, a new study suggests.
June 14, 2019
Our PSAC--CIU bargaining team representing FBs rejected concessions to job security and again pushed for 25 and out retirement during negotiations the week of June 10.
October 9, 2018
The Phoenix pay system has been a disaster for our members. Members have been underpaid, overpaid and not paid at all. Learn more about what the union has been doing to get this fixed. Not deducting union dues correctly is one more way that Phoenix has failed public sector workers. You can help us push the government to pay public sector workers correctly, every pay day.
July 12, 2018
As Treasury Board bargaining resumed this week, the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) responded to the employer’s proposals with a clear mandate for improvements to working conditions.
July 12, 2018
Federal public service workers suffering from Phoenix are finally receiving better service now that the contracted-out call centre has transitioned to one fully staffed by federal public service employees.
June 22, 2018
Operational Services (SV) group proposals at-a-glance
June 15, 2018
National President of the Public Service Alliance of Canada, Chris Aylward, has written to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau requesting a national public inquiry on Phoenix. “PSAC has carefully reviewed the latest report from the Auditor General, and we are now prepared to make the formal case for why a public inquiry is needed,” said Aylward. Calling Phoenix an “incomprehensible failure,” the Auditor General cautioned that, to prevent another similar disaster from occurring, there is a need for “changes that go beyond the recommendations” made in his report.

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