Communications and Political Action

February 23, 2018
February 23, 2018
Members working at Canada Post ratified a new collective agreement in a series of votes held in the last two months across the country. The four-year agreement – which expires on August 31, 2020 – maintains our members’ job security and provides annual salary increases of 1.5 per cent; 1.5 per cent; 1.75 per cent and 1.8 per cent. Our bargaining team is very grateful for the members’ support throughout this round of bargaining.
February 22, 2018
Today. the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) released its 2018 Alternative Federal Budget (AFB), putting forward a sustainable plan to deliver a green economy and a more equitable society for Canadians.
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 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.”

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