The Public Service Alliance of Canada will soon be approaching the employer to begin negotiations for the renewal of the collective agreement. To ensure that we succeed in achieving the demands of importance to the membership, member participation and direct input into the process is critical. Members of the bargaining unit are encouraged to fill out the online form to provide the improvements and changes they would like to see made to the collective agreement.
June 18, 2018
June 15, 2018
National President of the Public Service Alliance of Canada, Chris Aylward, has written to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau requesting a national public inquiry on Phoenix. “PSAC has carefully reviewed the latest report from the Auditor General, and we are now prepared to make the formal case for why a public inquiry is needed,” said Aylward. Calling Phoenix an “incomprehensible failure,” the Auditor General cautioned that, to prevent another similar disaster from occurring, there is a need for “changes that go beyond the recommendations” made in his report.
June 14, 2018
On May 24, 2018 the Public Service Alliance of Canada suffered a cyberattack which infected our central data centre with a virus.
June 11, 2018
The Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) is urging the federal government not to appeal a recent decision by the Quebec Superior Court that strikes down provisions in labour law that have stopped unions from using the collective bargaining process to improve pension and staffing rights.
June 8, 2018
As problems with Phoenix continue to affect hundreds of thousands of public service workers, the federal government will hold its National Public Service Week (NPSW) from June 10 to 16, 2018.
June 6, 2018
The joint committee on rates of pay for ED-EST (12 months) met for the second time in Ottawa on June 1, 2018.
June 5, 2018
We have finally received the final revised copies of the collective agreement we negotiated with CFIA in November 2017.
May 31, 2018
After a long but successful round of bargaining, the Parks Canada new collective agreement will be signed today. Parks Canada members voted to ratify the agreement on April 27. The new four-year collective agreement, which expires August 4, 2018, includes an updated definition of ‘family’, improved leave provisions, improved member protections, unchanged sick leave, and monetary compensation for members.
May 29, 2018
Our NAV CAN bargaining team continued negotiations May 7 - 11, 2018 in Ottawa. Our bargaining team is very pleased with the progress made during this round of negotiations. The employer and our team tackled and resolved many non-monetary proposals. By the end of the week, a number of agreed upon improvements to the next collective agreement had been signed off. Both sides agreed to continue the discussions on a few non-monetary proposals after each had an opportunity to do further research before the next set of meetings.
May 24, 2018
The ongoing crisis in Churchill, Manitoba is a painful reminder that the privatization of public infrastructure and services is never in the best interests of Canadians