Thank you to everyone who took the time to complete the survey on language training and testing. The Official Languages Committee of the National Joint Council (NJC), which prepared the survey questions, will now compile all the answers received and prepare a report with recommendations later this fall. Members from all 18 unions in the NJC were invited to participate in the survey. More than 4,100 PSAC members completed the survey.
September 28, 2017
September 19, 2017
Our bargaining team resumed bargaining with SSO during the week of Sept. 11.
August 31, 2017
Concerns have been raised over pay equity settlement payment calculations that were based on the number of hours worked and do not include paid leave, overtime rates, and designated paid holidays. Given that this issue affects the general implementation of the settlement between Statistical Survey Operations and the Public Service Alliance of Canada, the parties continue to work together to resolve this issue in a manner that will apply to all eligible employees.
August 24, 2017
The 2017 Public Service Employee Survey (PSES) was launched Monday and is being rolled out to departments this week. Members will have from Aug. 21 to Sept. 29, 2017, to complete the questionnaire.
August 24, 2017
PSAC is inviting you to take a short survey about language training and testing within the federal public service.
August 15, 2017
Over 700 workers employed by Swissport at Pearson Airport walked off the job on July 27, 2017.
August 11, 2017
5.Strength in awareness of different abilities This workshop will raise awareness of our different abilities and how to take care of those abilities. It will also examine stigma and foster a better understanding of different abilities including mental health, both visible and non-visible. Handouts
August 10, 2017
Canada Post Corporation submitted a global offer to our union yesterday. Our bargaining team is reviewing the offer and will respond to the employer during our next bargaining session scheduled for the end of September.
August 9, 2017
The National Equity Conferences, that took place in Toronto from March 24 to 28, 2017, held a number of workshops. The participants received handouts that are now available for download.
July 31, 2017
This week, our bargaining team focused their efforts on union proposals. We spent a considerable amount of time in caucus finalizing our outstanding demands. We gave the employer a presentation on domestic violence, in support of our demand currently at the table. We also countered the employer’s demand on short-term disability plan (STDP) definitions in order to address coverage shortcomings in the current plan.