PSAC is calling on members to boycott the government’s National Public Service Week, to be held June 11 to 17, 2017. Hollow recognition The event is supposed to mark the importance of federal public service employees and to recognize their service to Canadians. Yet thousands of public service workers are still having financial troubles because of the Phoenix pay system.
June 8, 2017
June 7, 2017
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 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.
April 25, 2017
The application process for the 2017 PSAC Scholarship Program is now open. The program consists of 14 scholarships for dependent children of PSAC members and 3 scholarships for PSAC members who will be attending university, college or a recognized institute of higher learning on a full-time basis. Applications are due June 23, 2017 and scholarships will be granted in the fall for the 2017-2018 academic year.
September 27, 2016
The Public Service Labour Relations and Employment Board (PSLREB) has affirmed our union’s right to visit worksites during collective bargaining with Treasury Board. “This is a significant victory, as it allows us to freely communicate with our members in their workplaces during collective bargaining and inform them of their rights,” said PSAC National President Robyn Benson.
June 8, 2016
PSAC members who work within Treasury Board, Parks Canada, the Canada Revenue Agency and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency are taking part in actions all across Canada today.
April 19, 2016
The Public Service Alliance of Canada will be approaching Treasury Board to negotiate improvements to your dental care plan.
April 15, 2016
Our team met with Treasury Board negotiators in Ottawa during the week of April 11, 2016. General Economic Increases All five PSAC tables proposed a general economic increase of 3% per year this week. This is in addition to the allowances that our team has, or will be making in subsequent bargaining sessions.
April 15, 2016
Our EB bargaining team met face-to-face with the employer three times this week, with discussions centering on the following: Sick Leave Our position is that we continue to seek either a renewal or improvements to the current sick leave regime. General Economic Increases All PSAC tables proposed a general economic increase of 3% per year this week. This is in addition to the allowances and market adjustments that our team has or will be making in subsequent bargaining sessions.
March 11, 2016
Our bargaining team met with the employer for three days this week. We opened discussions on some monetary issues and had further discussions on workforce adjustment and sick leave. Pay study and Allowances Our team opened discussions with the employer on the Joint Pay Study and tabled demands on allowances for SC, GL and GS (Diplomatic Couriers) groups. Workforce Adjustment