Our Union Voice

December 4, 2019
The October election brought Canadians a minority Liberal government. That means PSAC and other unions will be able to more effectively lobby and fight for the things that matter to you and your families. Phoenix The Parliamentary Budget Officer has said the Phoenix situation could continue until 2023, yet government funding commitments so far have fallen significantly short of what is needed to end the Phoenix nightmare.  PSAC will continue pressing for enough funding and urgent action:
June 3, 2019
The Public Service Alliance of Canada applauds the BC government for making long overdue changes to British Columbia’s Employment Standards Act and the BC Labour Code that will make a real, positive difference to workers and their families across the province.
April 10, 2019
Marilyn Doro, a member of PSAC, is a single mom who has worked for over thirty years at Canada Revenue Agency. In 2010, a nightmare began when a new supervisor moved into her workplace who, shortly after, began to sexually harass her. The daily harassment included the supervisor making advances on her at work and through text and email, touching her inappropriately, and suggesting he was watching her at her home.
April 10, 2019
PSAC has produced a video and other campaign materials to draw attention to the special dangers faced by workers in precarious jobs, including those in term, contract or other forms of short-term and insecure work arrangements.
April 9, 2019
Getting a good deal is not just about the work of your bargaining team and what happens at the table. The biggest victories at the table come from pressure outside of the bargaining room: from union members who show support for their union and work together to mobilize – both in and outside the workplace.
March 5, 2019
In an unprecedented decision, the Labour Board ordered the CRA to pay the maximum compensation to its employee who suffered sexual harassment in the workplace.
March 1, 2019
Hundreds of members working at Service Canada have been given a new job description that will also mean retroactive pay for affected workers.
January 10, 2019
Delegates and observers from 48 Directly Chartered Locals (DCLs) gathered in Montreal recently to attend PSAC’s DCL conference to highlight and address issues specific to their workplaces. DCLs are locals that are directly affiliated to PSAC and do not belong to one of our component unions. More than 30,000 members belong to these locals, which represent diverse sectors including gaming, universities, municipal government, Indigenous and community organizations, research and development, and security and law enforcement.
December 3, 2018
Following a long campaign by PSAC, Bill C-62 received Royal Assent on November 26, 2018.