Robyn Benson, PSAC National President is urging the Liberal government to make proactive pay equity legislation a reality without further delay.
April 20, 2016
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.
February 4, 2016
The House of Commons has adopted an NDP motion that could result in creating a new pay equity law that puts the onus on employers to provide pay equity. “We appreciate the NDP addressing this important issue so early in the new Parliament,” said PSAC national president Robyn Benson. “Our experience with the current complaint process under the Canadian Human Rights Act is that it can take literally decades for women to achieve pay equity and we urge the government to act without delay, said Benson.”
August 27, 2015
Discrimination is an action or a decision that treats a person or a group negatively for reasons such as their race, age, disability, etc.
June 30, 2015
Good afternoon. Thank you for inviting us to appear before this Committee. Our reaction to Treasury Board’s 2013-14 Employment Equity Annual Report is that it still contains too little information and lacks critical data and analysis. Other than the six tables listed in the report, there is very little information.
June 30, 2015
In a recent appearance before the Senate Human Rights Committee, PSAC regional executive vice-president (Atlantic) Jeannie Baldwin outlined some of our union’s concerns about the current government’s lack of commitment to employment equity in the federal public service.
March 4, 2015
Employment equity has been an ongoing priority for PSAC women. In the 1980s, as part of the National Employment Equity Network (a coalition of equality-seeking groups), PSAC called for new laws to address the under-representation of women and other equity groups in the federal public service.
February 17, 2015
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November 18, 2013
What is it? Who is covered? Where does it apply? How does it work?
November 15, 2013
Implementing employment equity involves some basic steps
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