Communications and Political Action

August 25, 2016
We want to remind PSAC members to register for our National Equity Conferences that will take place in Toronto on March 2017.
August 25, 2016
On August 19th, 2016, the Northern Transportation Company Ltd (NTCL) appeared before a court in Alberta under the Companies’ Creditors Arrangements Act (CCAA)
August 22, 2016
Members of the Public Service Alliance of Canada component - the Union of Canadian Transportation Employees (UCTE) - at the Port of Churchill are facing an uncertain economic future after receiving notice that the port will not be handling any grain this season. Approximately 60 members – some of whom were not back at work yet for the season –  were effectively laid off as of Monday, August 8.
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.
August 16, 2016
The Ontario Court of Appeal upheld the Ontario Superior Court decision that Bill C-10, the Expenditure Restraint Act, did not violate the Charter rights of federal public service workers. Bill C-10, passed by the former Conservative government in 2009, rolled back negotiated wage increases for federal public sector workers.
August 10, 2016
BY REGISTERED MAIL August 4, 2016 The Honorable Judy Foote Minister of Public Services and Procurement Canada 11 Laurier Street Place du Portage, Phase III, Floor 18A1 Gatineau, Quebec K1A 0S5 Dear Minister Foote: RE:  PHOENIX PAY SYSTEM I am following up regarding our requests to meet with you to discuss the above-referenced matter.
August 10, 2016
A recent media story wrongly suggested PSAC had never asked for a meeting with Minister Foote. We have contacted the Minister’s office and they agree this was an error and confirmed we have requested a meeting.  “We have been asking Minister Foote repeatedly for a meeting for several months,” said PSAC National President Robyn Benson. “Up to now, it appears she hasn’t found the Phoenix issue urgent enough to see us.”
August 9, 2016
The Honourable Dominic LeBlanc, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, formally opened the Canadian Coast Guard Kitsilano Base yesterday
July 27, 2016
Are you a recently retired compensation advisor in the federal government? Are you interested in coming back to provide support to ensure that all public service workers are getting paid?
July 21, 2016
We want you to know that our union is doing everything in its power to ensure the new pay system is fixed so you get paid on time

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