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
May 23, 2018
PSAC is calling on the Prime Minister to follow through on his government’s commitment to address the undue hardships caused by the Phoenix pay system by coming to an agreement on damages with the unions representing federal public service workers. “Government representatives at the table say they are waiting for a mandate. Well, it’s time Prime Minister Trudeau gave them one,” said PSAC National President Chris Aylward.
May 22, 2018
The Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) is warning against the recent proposal by Montreal Airport Authority CEO Philippe Rainville, to partially privatize the city’s airport.
May 17, 2018
The Union of Taxation Employees (UTE), a component of the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC), supports the federal Liberal government’s opposition to calls for a single tax return administered solely by Quebec. “Having Quebec collect both provincial and federal taxes would devastate communities that rely on the stable jobs at federal tax offices in the province,” said Marc Brière, Union of Taxation Employees (UTE) National President.