PSAC strongly believes that persons with disabilities should be able to fully and equitably participate in all aspects of Canadian society.
October 18, 2018
October 16, 2018
PSAC secured an important victory this past week when the Federal Court of Appeal ruled that a member should be compensated for the sexual harassment and assault she experienced in her workplace.
October 12, 2018
October 1, 2018
We live, work, and play in the National Capital Region. We expect to be safe. Several government heating plants provide heat through miles and miles of tunnels, that are under our feet right now, to nearly 100 buildings in the area. The federal government wants corporations that are only looking to turn a profit – including those with a reputation of corruption and mismanagement – to take over those heating plants. This is reckless and could threaten your safety.
September 20, 2018
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives released its 2019 Alternative Federal Budget (AFB). Under the AFB plan, No Time To Lose, the 95 per cent of Canadian families who earn less than $254,000 a year will be better off on average due to both tax and transfer changes, and new social programs including a long overdue national pharmacare plan, universal child care and free tuition. This can all be achieved while maintaining historically low deficits.
August 20, 2018
A year has passed. Another hard winter is approaching quickly. The rail line is still not fixed. The community is still without necessary goods and services. Enough is enough. It is time to use federal government resources to fix that rail line immediately.
August 16, 2018
Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) civilian members will have their voices heard during the next round of negotiations with the Treasury Board of Canada, their future employer, once deemed into the federal public service in 2020.
August 15, 2018
Canadian Forces Bases in Greenwood and Kingston are letting go of cleaning staff who have provided high-quality, dependable service to the base for decades. We’ve all heard stories of service quality declining when private companies replace public sector workers. These jobs should be good jobs, in the public service, with workers who provide quality service and continuity to base members.
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.