Members of the Public Service Alliance of Canada component - the Union of Canadian Transportation Employees (UCTE) - at the Port of Churchill are facing an uncertain economic future after receiving notice that the port will not be handling any grain this season. Approximately 60 members – some of whom were not back at work yet for the season – were effectively laid off as of Monday, August 8.
August 22, 2016
August 11, 2016
PSAC and thousands of citizens across the globe participated in the World Social Forum (WSF) opening march in Montreal
August 10, 2016
BY REGISTERED MAIL August 4, 2016 The Honorable Judy Foote Minister of Public Services and Procurement Canada 11 Laurier Street Place du Portage, Phase III, Floor 18A1 Gatineau, Quebec K1A 0S5 Dear Minister Foote: RE: PHOENIX PAY SYSTEM I am following up regarding our requests to meet with you to discuss the above-referenced matter.
August 10, 2016
A recent media story wrongly suggested PSAC had never asked for a meeting with Minister Foote. We have contacted the Minister’s office and they agree this was an error and confirmed we have requested a meeting. “We have been asking Minister Foote repeatedly for a meeting for several months,” said PSAC National President Robyn Benson. “Up to now, it appears she hasn’t found the Phoenix issue urgent enough to see us.”
August 8, 2016
PSAC is working actively with Treasury Board to address the financial hardship on our members resulting from Phoenix.
July 29, 2016
Speaking to a House of Commons emergency committee meeting to discuss the situation surrounding the Phoenix, PSAC urged the Liberal government to move faster to fix the new pay system
July 20, 2016
The government must let public service employees know immediately about what personal information has been shared and how they can take steps to protect their identities
July 15, 2016
PSAC members of the Nishnawbe-Aski Police Service (NAPS local 00401) voted and returned an overwhelming strike mandate
July 12, 2016
PSAC is calling on Canada Post to bargain fairly with postal workers
July 4, 2016
The PSAC/UTE bargaining team and the CRA have agreed to return to the bargaining table August 8-11 to resume negotiations