As a result of legal action from PSAC and 12 other unions representing federal government employees, the Liberal government must work with the unions to resolve the Phoenix debacle. The court order requiring the government to fix Phoenix, and help employees who have faced hardships because of the pay system’s failures, is now available online.
January 20, 2017
December 30, 2016
PSAC, along with 13 other bargaining agents representing federal government employees, now have an order from the Federal Court outlining obligations the employer must meet as it works towards a resolution of the Phoenix debacle. Included in the court order is better access to help for people on disability, maternity, and parental leave. It also requires the employer, the federal government, to maintain the staffing resources necessary to resolve the on-going pay problems.
October 31, 2016
As the deadline to clear the 80,000 case backlog passes, public sector workers are left with more questions than answers about the Phoenix pay system. While the government acknowledged earlier this month that they would not meet the October 31 deadline, it is unacceptable that a clear plan to fix Phoenix has yet to be articulated.
October 25, 2016
The Phoenix pay system has created serious financial consequences and significant stress for many federal public service workers. In the wake of our campaign to #FixPhoenix, the government has agreed to compensate public service workers for Phoenix-related losses. If you have incurred out-of-pocket expenses because of incomplete or inaccurate pay with Phoenix, you can file a claim.
September 23, 2016
Questions and answers about the Phoenix pay system
September 21, 2016
The committee tasked to deal with Phoenix-related compensation, co-chaired by PSAC National President Robyn Benson and the Secretary of the Treasury Board, met earlier this week.
September 20, 2016
The Treasury Board’s offer to compensate public service workers for Phoenix-related losses came in the wake of PSAC demands and a court application filed by PSAC and several other public service unions.
September 9, 2016
Hearings on PSAC’s unfair labour practice complaint filed with the Public Service Labour Relations and Employment Board will begin next week on Sept. 12, 2016. Our union is arguing that Treasury Board has violated the Public Service Labour Relations Act by not providing timely and accurate pay to its employees.
August 22, 2016
After months of stalling, Minister Judy Foote finally met with National President Robyn Benson on August 19 to discuss the on-going problems with the Phoenix pay system
August 19, 2016
PSAC National President Robyn Benson and Government Services Union President Donna Lackie visited workers at the Miramichi Pay Centre and held a town hall meeting to hear the members’ concerns.