Communications and Political Action

January 25, 2018
“We have been clear that, under no circumstances, should our members be forced to hand over more money than they received in overpayment. The Minister has within his power the ability to solve this problem and that is what we are asking him to do,” said PSAC National President Robyn Benson.
January 24, 2018
On January 17, 2018, Unifor announced it is disaffiliating from the Canadian Labour Congress.
January 19, 2018
The Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) has successfully intervened to prevent the closure of a prominent Montreal workplace daycare centre, scoring a significant victory for the families of public service workers and PSAC’s national child care campaign. The Guy Favreau Complex centre de la petite enfance (CPE) was one of the first day care centres established under a federal government initiative designed to make child care more easily available to federal employees and other parents.
January 12, 2018
The Public Service Alliance of Canada will be holding an electronic vote for members of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency to ratify the tentative agreement between PSAC and CFIA. The voting period will open on January 22 and close February 22, 2018 at 12 p.m. Meetings will be held by webinar for all members, in addition to face-to-face meetings organized in some regions.
January 12, 2018
The Federal Public Service Labour Relations and Employment Board is scheduled to meet with PSAC and the federal government on January 31, 2018.
January 11, 2018
The government has extended the deadline for reporting overpayments to January 19, 2018. PSAC remains unsatisfied with this half-measure and will continue to push for a full exemption from repaying the gross pay for all employees who received an overpayment due to Phoenix.
January 10, 2018
1.  Tell your supervisor. In all Canadian jurisdictions, including the Federal jurisdiction, the respective occupational health and safety acts state that it is the primary duty of the employer to provide workers with a safe workplace. Your supervisor is the first link in a chain that goes to the top, so they need to be told about the hazards and dangers you discover in the workplace. An important note: No job is worth dying over.  You have the Right to Know, the Right to Participate and the Right to Refuse Dangerous Work.
January 4, 2018
PSAC shares the scepticism and frustration of our members as a result of the continuous blunders on the part of this government when it comes to payroll problems. That said, PSAC encourages our members to make every effort to report any overpayments by January 19, 2018 to avoid having to repay the gross amount.
December 21, 2017
PSAC is unsatisfied with this half-measure and will continue to push for a full exemption from repaying the gross pay for all employees who received an overpayment due to Phoenix.
December 19, 2017
Public Service Alliance of Canada passed a resolution at our 2015 National Convention to lobby governments to rescind the blood, bone marrow and organ donation ban.

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