Federal government

January 20, 2021
PSAC is moving forward with a policy grievance filed against the Canadian Human Rights Commission (CHRC) on the issue of systemic anti-Black racism, anti-Black sexism, and racial discrimination experienced by PSAC members working at the CHRC.
December 4, 2020
It has been brought to our attention that some retired or former PSAC members have been misdirected to fill out a form titled Claim for general compensation for former employees: Payment equivalent to additional leave to request their portion of the Phoenix damages settlement.
September 25, 2020
In this week’s Speech from the Throne, the federal government laid the foundations for its vision of Canada’s economic recovery. The many commitments made by the Liberal government were a rejection of austerity and called on the ultra rich to pay their fair share. PSAC members and their families will benefit from many of the promises made by the government, but they must translate into concrete action, and we have to work hard to make sure they deliver.
September 18, 2020
The Liberal government’s upcoming Speech from the Throne (September 23) is an opportunity to set Canada on the path of an economic recovery that addresses the inequities in our society laid bare by the pandemic.  
August 7, 2020
PSAC is advocating to roll back changes that the government made to its reporting of federal pension costs because they make the cost of the plan volatile. 
July 9, 2020
PSAC is pleased to have negotiated a new Phoenix damages agreement which replaces five days of leave with a $2,500 lump sum payment.
May 27, 2020
PSAC is working hard to make sure the federal government takes every necessary precaution to ensure that the return to federal offices and workspaces across the country is safe for employees, their families, and the general public.
April 21, 2020
In late March, PSAC recommended the government take several measures to address financial and economic uncertainty affecting a number of smaller pension plans in the federal sector. We urged the government to suspend solvency requirements for federally regulated defined benefit pension plans subject to the agreement of plan members including retirees. These requirements make sure pension plans have the necessary funds to pay the promised pensions should a wind up of the plans be necessary.
April 7, 2020
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