Communications and Political Action

February 27, 2017
The 28th Constitutional Convention of the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) will be held May 8 – 12, 2017, in Toronto.  As in previous years, the PSAC will be fully funding up to ten delegates to represent PSAC’s five equity groups
February 24, 2017
Negotiations with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency are back on next week. The parties will be at the bargaining table from February 28 to March 2 in Ottawa. Our team is looking forward to moving the bargaining process along, in light of the PSAC agreements just reached with Treasury Board. Stay informed: sign up for bargaining updates and make sure your membership information is up to date.
February 23, 2017
The Public Servants Disclosure Protection Act fails to protect whistleblowers from reprisals, and is incapable of punishing those who retaliate against whistleblowers for coming forward. “Workers are reluctant to come forward, and when they do, they often experience great sacrifice in their personal and work lives,” said PSAC Regional Executive Vice-President Larry Rousseau. “This sends a powerful message to others to remain silent.”
February 23, 2017
On February 22, the federal government provided an update on the Phoenix pay system. To ensure that public service workers receive the correct information, they encouraged all workers impacted by Phoenix to wait until February 28 to print their tax slips.
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 17, 2017
It’s been a year. Fix Phoenix. Tell Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to fix Phoenix and learn from the mistakes that led to this debacle
February 17, 2017
We want you to know that PSAC has been doing everything in its power to ensure that the pay system is fixed so you get paid correctly and on-time.
February 16, 2017
The Supreme Court of Canada has decided not to hear PSAC’s legal challenge to the previous Conservative government’s budget bill that rolled back negotiated wage increases for federal public service workers. The union argued that the legislation violated the Charter rights of PSAC members under section 2(d) “freedom of association”.
February 16, 2017
Departments have flexibility to issue emergency pay to employees affected by Phoenix
February 14, 2017
On February 4, 2017, after two-and-a-half years of negotiations, our SV bargaining team finally reached a tentative agreement with Treasury Board. Our bargaining team unanimously recommends ratification of our new agreement. If ratified, the settlement will improve our members’ working conditions in several ways. These improvements are the product of the hard work and dedication of both our team and the membership over the course of this round of bargaining.

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