Communications and Political Action

July 20, 2018
The Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) has filed a policy grievance on behalf of the Program and Administrative Services (PA) bargaining unit in response to Treasury Board failing to meet classification reform deadlines. The classification reform process Classification reform across most of our Treasury Board bargaining units has been a painstakingly slow process that was further delayed throughout the years of Harper’s cutbacks.
July 17, 2018
Despite numerous delays by the employer, the collective agreement for members working at the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) has been signed by both parties and will be printed and shared with members shortly. The collective agreement is also available online.
July 12, 2018
Federal public service workers suffering from Phoenix are finally receiving better service now that the contracted-out call centre has transitioned to one fully staffed by federal public service employees.
June 22, 2018
Collective bargaining with Treasury Board resumed this week and PSAC put forward its common proposals for all Treasury Board groups, which cover about 90,000 workers in the federal public service.
June 22, 2018
PSAC’s Technical Services group include federal public service employees who hold skilled technical positions such as engineering and scientific support positions, technical inspectors, enforcement workers, designers, and illustrators.
June 22, 2018
Operational Services (SV) group proposals at-a-glance
June 22, 2018
The EB group includes employees responsible for education, education support and library services. The EB bargaining team exchanged bargaining proposals with the employer last May, tabling group-specific demands that include pay and allowances, travel time, overtime, professional development, leave and hours of work and prep time.
June 21, 2018
The PSAC/UTE Bargaining Team met with the CRA on June 20-21 to commence negotiations for a new collective agreement.
June 19, 2018
The Liberal government’s election modernization bill will put a chill on advocacy between and during elections. Appearing before a House of Commons committee, PSAC National President Chris Aylward pointed out some of the problems with Bill C-76. “Bill C-76 could be interpreted to put limits on what we can say publicly about positions being taken by our employers – the federal government and Crown agencies.”