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.
June 14, 2018
On May 24, 2018 the Public Service Alliance of Canada suffered a cyberattack which infected our central data centre with a virus.
June 14, 2018
PSAC offers both introductory and advanced health and safety training offered through Regional Education Programs, covering a variety of health and safety topics including:
June 14, 2018
Worker’s compensation has been around for more than 100 years. Despite its history, compensation and how it applies across the country is often misunderstood.
June 12, 2018
CCOHS was established in 1978 by the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety Act, which was passed by unanimous vote in the Canadian Parliament. CCOHS promotes the total well-being – physical, psychosocial and mental health – of working Canadians by providing information, training, education, management systems and solutions that support health, safety and wellness programs.
June 11, 2018
The Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) is urging the federal government not to appeal a recent decision by the Quebec Superior Court that strikes down provisions in labour law that have stopped unions from using the collective bargaining process to improve pension and staffing rights.
June 8, 2018
As problems with Phoenix continue to affect hundreds of thousands of public service workers, the federal government will hold its National Public Service Week (NPSW) from June 10 to 16, 2018.
May 31, 2018
Collective bargaining has officially begun for 90,000 PSAC members. This week, PSAC bargaining teams met with Treasury Board officials. Both the union and the employer exchanged their bargaining proposals and clarified initial questions. Federal public service workers in the Program and Administrative Services (PA), Technical Services (TC), Education and Library Science (EB) and Operational Services (SV) bargaining units are seeking new collective agreements in this round of bargaining.
May 24, 2018
The ongoing crisis in Churchill, Manitoba is a painful reminder that the privatization of public infrastructure and services is never in the best interests of Canadians
May 23, 2018
PSAC is calling on the Prime Minister to follow through on his government’s commitment to address the undue hardships caused by the Phoenix pay system by coming to an agreement on damages with the unions representing federal public service workers. “Government representatives at the table say they are waiting for a mandate. Well, it’s time Prime Minister Trudeau gave them one,” said PSAC National President Chris Aylward.