What is employment equity and how does it work?
August 2, 2018
June 4, 2018
The results of the 2017 Public Service Employee Survey continue to show disturbing results for employees from equity-seeking groups.
December 12, 2017
The Joint Union/Management TBS Task Force on Diversity and Inclusion released its final report. The Task Force had a one-year mandate to define, establish the case, and make recommendations towards a framework and action plan to improve diversity and inclusion in Canada’s public service. Diversity and inclusion, along with strong employment equity initiatives, are critical to removing systemic barriers and having a workplace that is respectful and free of discrimination and harassment.
June 19, 2017
This progress update outlines the Task Force’s key observations that will shape a framework and action plan to address the Task Force’s work before it issues its final report in fall 2017.
June 15, 2017
Earlier this year, the federal government held consultations on what should be included in new legislation dealing with accessibility for people with disabilities. On May 29, the government released a report on its consultations.
May 11, 2017
Our union strongly believes that people with disabilities should be able to fully participate in all aspects of life, including the workplace
May 2, 2017
PSAC’s 2017 National Equity Conference was held last March in Toronto, where delegates from five equity groups held workshops, passed resolution and elected delegates to PSAC’s Triennial Convention. Here are some photos from the event. For more photos from the conference, please visit our Flickr gallery.
April 13, 2017
More than 500 PSAC members from five equity groups and their allies attended the union’s triennial National Equity Conferences in Toronto last month to raise awareness, deepen their knowledge and strategize around issues of discrimination and equality. With the theme “Equality at Work”, the five-day gathering was the second time PSAC held the conferences for all five equity groups simultaneously in one location, allowing for the cross-sharing of issues and perspectives among members from racially visible, GLBT, Aboriginal, women and disability groups and communities.
November 30, 2016
PSAC is pleased to announce that we are working with the federal government on a newly created Joint Task Force on Diversity and Inclusion.
February 22, 2016
Public Service Alliance of Canada’s senior legal officer, Lisa Addario, was awarded the 2016 Touchstone Award by the Canadian Bar Association over the weekend.
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