Cutbacks

April 21, 2015
The federal government said today it will eliminate the existing sick leave provisions for federal public service workers, whether or not an agreement is reached at the bargaining table. “The government is putting a time limit on the collective bargaining process and trying to pre-determine the outcome of bargaining, ” said Robyn Benson, PSAC National President. “That’s simply unacceptable. ”
April 20, 2015
In the wake of the toxic fuel spill in Vancouver harbor, the Public Service Alliance of Canada is calling on the government to immediately re-open Kitsilano Coast Guard Station and invest in marine safety and environmental protection
March 19, 2015
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives has released its 20th Alternative Federal Budget (AFB) which would strengthen the economy, create jobs, shrink the income gap and reduce carbon emissions.
March 12, 2015
The 2015 election is an opportunity to set a different course for our country.  When you go to the polls this year, bear in mind the Conservative government’s record on the public services Canadians depend on. Child care
March 10, 2015
The Canadian government promised to take care of veterans from the day they enlisted until the day they die. But drastic cuts to Veterans Affairs staff and services since 2012 mean that veterans are not getting the care they need and deserve.
February 17, 2015
A recent survey of Service Canada’s front line workers in Quebec paints a troubling picture of frustrated clients and poor morale for workers due to drastic changes to the Employment Insurance (EI) program
February 11, 2015
While veterans used to be able to have their benefit claims decided by knowledgeable public service workers, they will now have to deal with a private insurance company. This will have a significant impact on services for veterans. 
February 6, 2015
The 2014 Public Service Employee Survey released yesterday continues to demonstrate the negative impact of recent cuts to the public service.
February 2, 2015
Correctional Services Canada reprimanded for urging employees to resign and apply for lower level jobs
January 27, 2015
Re-opening frontline offices across the country and reversing cuts to Veterans Affairs Canada would go a long way in re-establishing trust with Canada’s veterans.

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