Communications and Political Action

February 15, 2018
PSAC has succeeded in achieving two long-overdue improvements to the Public Service Health Care Plan (PSHCP): coverage of non-oral contraceptive methods and an electronic system for making vision care and paramedical claims.
February 15, 2018
PSAC recently participated in a Statistics Canada consultation on the census and called on the government to include questions about LGBTQ2 people in Census 2021. “It is very important that the 2021 Census include questions about sexual orientation and gender identity,” said Robyn Benson, PSAC National President. “The census needs to reflect the diversity in Canada. Given that this government has said they are committed to diversity and inclusion, this should be a priority for them.”
February 13, 2018
This is your last opportunity to attend an information session before the end of the voting period on February 22 AT 12 p.m. EST. Click on a link below, register and attend!  The presentation takes approximately 20 minutes then you can disconnect or stay tuned for the Q&A session that follows. Remaining Webinars English Sessions: National Capital Region: Tuesday February 20, 2018 18h00 (EST)
February 13, 2018
As you move forward in the process of deeming and becoming members of our union, PSAC-USJE have created a process to welcome CM input to this round of collective bargaining.
February 10, 2018
The Public Service Alliance of Canada has filed an interference complaint with the Federal Public Sector Labour Relations and Employment Board (FPSLREB) relating to the government’s failure to collect and remit dues.
February 9, 2018
PSAC members from coast-to-coast-to-coast who are covered under four of the collective agreements with Treasury Board will be gathering in Ottawa, March 26-29, 2018 to elect bargaining teams and discuss proposals for the upcoming round of bargaining. “PSAC’s number one priority is getting the best deal for our members,” said PSAC National President Robyn Benson. “We have a democratic process for prioritizing the proposals we bring to the bargaining table. The bargaining conference is a critical step in ensuring our members have their say.”
February 9, 2018
PSAC highlights the situation of members who have been affected by issues with the Phoenix pay system. These testimonials serve as a tangible reminder of the terrible consequences of Phoenix as PSAC continues to push for compensation for members affected by the pay system. Sebastien Lafleur Employment and Social Development Canada
February 8, 2018
PSAC National Executive Vice-President Chris Aylward appeared before the Senate Finance Committee on February 7, 2018 to highlight the main problems the Phoenix pay system has caused our members and to outline two of PSAC’s key demands. “As you are aware, Phoenix has caused a litany of problems,” Aylward said to the committee. “Many workers have been underpaid, while others have mistakenly received overpayments. Even those who haven’t had pay issues live in fear that they will be the next victim of this nightmare.”
February 1, 2018
The Federal Public Service Labour Relations and Employment Board has declared that the federal government has violated its obligations under the law by failing to meet the implementation deadline for the PA, SV, TC and EB collective agreements.
January 31, 2018
The deeming of RCMP civilian members (CMs) has been delayed, but PSAC and USJE are still working hard to ensure CMs receive the full benefits of union membership until they officially join the federal public service.

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