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September 17, 2013
Alternation allows employees to exchange positions with non-affected indeterminate employees who wish to leave the public service (6.2.2). This system is only available to opting employees, not to surplus or laid-off employees.
September 17, 2013
It is important to note that a “reasonable job offer” (RJO) is technical term that applies to a job offer within the parameters that are set out in the WFAA. Even though workers being impacted may feel that the job being offered is neither reasonable nor fair, it may still be considered an RJO as defined in the WFAA. Below are answers to some common questions.
September 17, 2013
Sometimes it's not individual or groups of workers affected by work force adjustment situations. Instead, entire workplaces are changed, through:
September 17, 2013
If your services will no longer be required beyond a specific date and the deputy head does not see the likelihood of employment for you in the public service, you will receive a written notice that you are an opting employee (1.1.6). This means you are not guaranteed a reasonable job offer within the public service. Your home department, however, must give you assistance in finding new employment, either inside or outside the public service.
September 17, 2013
How is merit defined? The Public Service Employment Act (PSEA) defines merit as essential qualifications and current and future asset qualifications, operational requirements and organizational needs (Section 30). Although essential qualifications must always be met, other merit criteria are at the discretion of the manager, are optional and may be applied depending on need. The essential qualifications, asset qualifications, operational requirements and organizational needs, collectively referred to as the merit criteria, form the basis for the assessment of merit.
September 17, 2013
If your services will no longer be required beyond a specific date and the deputy head believes there is likely employment available for you in the public service, you will receive a written notice giving you a guarantee of a reasonable job offer (1.1.6, 1.1.7). The notice will also specify when your surplus priority status begins. This guarantee means you must receive a reasonable job offer before your status can change. To be reasonable, the offer:
September 17, 2013
A work force adjustment situation is one where your employment is jeopardized by:
September 16, 2013
Cuts to government jobs and public services will harm women and exacerbate their social and economic inequality.
September 16, 2013
As a PSAC member your receive 10% discount for all VIA train tickets and routes.
September 16, 2013
AGR Insurance Brokers Inc. and its affiliated brokers have partnered with PSAC since 1985. Through this partnership we are able to offer a discounted home and auto insurance program specifically designed for you.

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