The latest update on Phoenix, shows a large remaining backlog of cases. Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) provided the latest information on the public service pay system in a media teleconference on June 2. “We are not surprised,” said Robyn Benson, PSAC National President. “It’s been almost 18 months since the government launched Phoenix and it feels like we are nowhere near the end of this mess.”
June 7, 2017
June 6, 2017
Robyn Benson, National President of PSAC, has written to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, asking him to address the delay on the government’s part in signing four collective agreements.
May 25, 2017
The Federal Court of Appeal has dismissed a Treasury Board request for a judicial review of an adjudication decision that ruled certain employees were entitled to salary protection after being classified downwards.
May 19, 2017
Our bargaining team met with Canada Post Corporation on May 16 and 17, 2017. We had asked the employer to provide us with detailed information about their efforts to resolve existing surplus situations. The employer provided some of this information this week and committed to provide the balance of the information at our next meeting for our review and analysis. We continue to ask you to give us feedback on the employer’s proposal to change our current job security provisions.
May 18, 2017
At the request of the employer, the SSO bargaining session scheduled from June 13 to 15, 2017, has been cancelled due to changes on the employer’s bargaining team.
May 15, 2017
May 9, 2017
Our bargaining team met with SSO during the week of May 1. The team started the week in caucus, where we had planned to review SSO’s proposals, but unfortunately the documents provided by our employer contained many errors and lacked clarity.
May 8, 2017
After pressure from PSAC, the government agreed to compensate federal public service employees, with tax problems caused by the Phoenix pay system, for up to $200 per year of tax advisory services. The claim and release form is strictly restricted to tax advisory services for the tax years 2016 and 2017.
May 2, 2017
PSAC’s 2017 National Equity Conference was held last March in Toronto, where delegates from five equity groups held workshops, passed resolution and elected delegates to PSAC’s Triennial Convention. Here are some photos from the event. For more photos from the conference, please visit our Flickr gallery.
April 26, 2017
We want you to know that PSAC has been doing everything in its power to ensure that you get paid correctly and on-time and address problems caused by Phoenix.