The Joint Committee on rates of pay for ED-EST (12 months) have reached an agreement on a recommendation for a national rate of pay for 12 month ED-EST teachers. The Joint Committee’s recommendation will form a starting point for the negotiation of new national rates for the ED-EST 12 month teachers. These negotiations will take place at the main EB bargaining table, where the PSAC’s bargaining team has already tabled a proposal for a new national rate.
April 17, 2019
April 2, 2019
PSAC members have long benefited from discounts on a number of products and services, but as of April 2nd, members will have many additional options to save as part of our new partnership with Union Savings. Together, with unions across the country, Union Savings offers a wide variety of regularly updated discounts for you and your family members. It’s very easy to access:
March 21, 2019
The latest version (2019) of the PSAC publication, “Retiring from the Public Service of Canada: Some Useful Tips” is now available.
February 27, 2019
This morning, over 500 PSAC members rallied and blocked entry into two major federal government buildings in Ottawa as they expressed their mounting frustrations with Phoenix and urged the Trudeau government for more action. “We have told this government that if they do not make more progress in paying our members correctly, and compensate them for the massive impacts of this disaster, that we would escalate our actions. That’s why we’re here today.” said PSAC President Chris Aylward.
February 7, 2019
PSAC dues are based on the political structure of the union. All members belong to a local, which may have a local dues rate (adopted at its Annual General Meeting). All locals – except for Directly Chartered Locals (DCLs) – are affiliated with a component, which has a dues rate that is adopted at the component’s Triennial Convention. And finally, each component is affiliated with PSAC, which has a rate that is adopted at the National Triennial Convention. All dues rates are democratically decided.
February 4, 2019
It was a frustrating few days at the bargaining table for Parks Canada workers. Our bargaining team met with Parks Canada representatives January 30 and 31 to exchange proposals and begin negotiations. The team was faced with an employer who had little to exchange and was unprepared to have meaningful discussions.
January 28, 2019
These calendars are distributed to PSAC regional offices every year. Contact your nearest regional office if they have not been distributed in your workplace. You may also download the PDF files below.
January 16, 2019
January 15, 2019
Public service workers scored a major victory today after years of pressure from PSAC and its membership.
November 30, 2018
Each region will be hosting a ratification session where members can review the tentative agreement, ask questions, and then vote on whether they want to accept the new contract.