Uninvolved members

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.  
April 18, 2017
Our bargaining team met with the Canada Post Corporation on April 11 and 12, 2017. We spent some time questioning the Corporation about their intent with regard to their proposed overhaul of our current Job Security provisions. We are still very interested in receiving feedback on this proposal by emailing Nego2017upce-sepc@psac-afpc.com .
April 13, 2017
More than 500 PSAC members from five equity groups and their allies attended the union’s triennial National Equity Conferences in Toronto last month to raise awareness, deepen their knowledge and strategize around issues of discrimination and equality. With the theme “Equality at Work”, the five-day gathering was the second time PSAC held the conferences for all five equity groups simultaneously in one location, allowing for the cross-sharing of issues and perspectives among members from racially visible, GLBT, Aboriginal, women and disability groups and communities.
April 11, 2017
Our bargaining team has resumed negotiations with Canada Post Corporation, starting today April 11. The two-day session will continue tomorrow, April 12. To receive updates on bargaining, join the UPCE mailing list or visit the UPCE bargaining page on PSAC’s national website.
April 3, 2017
Our CAPI and CATI bargaining teams met with SSO March 17, 2017, to open this round of bargaining and exchange our initial proposals. Regrettably, the employer’s team was not even half there, which we told SSO was very disrespectful to us and to the bargaining process. We expect the employer will not continue to demonstrate this attitude as we pursue bargaining.
February 27, 2017
Due to scheduling conflicts, our bargaining session with Parks Canada scheduled for January 2017 has been postponed to March 28 to 30, 2017. We will have a bargaining update at the end of that session.
February 27, 2017
Our bargaining team met with Canada Post Corporation from February 21 to 23 and January 17 and 18. At our last session, we spent some time clarifying our proposals to the employer. We tabled our proposal to have all members enrolled in the defined benefit component of the CPC Pension Plan. We believe that all PSAC-UPCE members should have retirement security. We also tabled proposals to improve family leave provisions.
February 27, 2017
PSAC is currently preparing the ratification kits for the EB membership. These kits will explain the changes that were negotiated and why our EB Bargaining Team is recommending that members accept this tentative agreement.
February 17, 2017
Submit a claim for out-of-pocket expenses related to Phoenix pay issues [Government of Canada, Pay, pension and benefits website]
February 16, 2017
Departments have flexibility to issue emergency pay to employees affected by Phoenix

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