Programs Section

September 25, 2014
In 1986 PSAC negotiated a Master Agreement with Treasury Board that included a no discrimination clause, as well as a clause prohibiting sexual harassment. This was a major breakthrough because sexual harassment had not yet been recognized by the Supreme Court of Canada as a form of discrimination. Current collective agreements between the PSAC and Treasury Board include clauses on sexual harassment, no discrimination, and health and safety. Variations of these prohibitions exist in virtually all PSAC collective agreements.
March 19, 2014
March 21 is International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. To mark this important day, PSAC is distributing a poster and backgrounder to our members in all regions.
November 14, 2013
The Employment Equity Act applies to workplaces with 100 or more employees in the federal jurisdiction only. 
September 19, 2013
Basic superannuation benefit entitlements are increased each January to compensate for increases in the Consumer Price Index (CPI). As illustrated in Table 2, the indexation adjustments since 1970, when the SRBA first came into force, have served to protect the value of superannuation benefit payments against inflation. Indexation starts on the first of January of the year after someone retires.The first indexation adjustment is prorated to the number of full months of the previous year after the person retired.
September 18, 2013
If you believe your workplace is going to be downsized, relocated or privatized and that you may be affected, you hould:
September 18, 2013
Sometimes it's not individual or groups of workers affected by work force adjustment situations. Instead, entire workplaces are changed, through:
September 18, 2013
Alternate Service Delivery Initiatives An alternate service delivery (ASD) initiative is the transfer of any work, undertaking or business of the Agency to any body or corporation that is outside the Agency (Definitions section).  Employees affected by this type of work force adjustment are subject to the provisions outlined here only, unless indicated otherwise (7.2.1).
September 18, 2013
You can be laid off if: you are not mobile you can't be retrained in two years you request to be laid off you refuse a reasonable job offer (1.1.12) Surplus and opting employees who resign are also considered laid off, but only for purposes of severance pay (6.3.1, 1.1.32).
September 18, 2013
You will and must be notified in writing by Parks Canada if a work force adjustmentsituation affects you. Note that the Work Force Adjustment Appendix only applies to indeterminate employees. As a result, term and casual employees may not be officially notified of planned changes. Written notice will also include your status. If your status changes Parks Canada must advise you in writing.
September 18, 2013
You've received written notice from the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) that your servicesmay no longer be required because of a work force adjustment situation (Definitions section). This means you are an affected employee. Specific individuals, groups of workers or whole facilities can receive these notices. It doesn't necessarily mean that your employment will end. This notice gives you a  “heads up” that there might be changes for you down the road.