Federal government

April 29, 2019
Last month, PSAC raised concerns that the money the government had earmarked for Phoenix-related costs in the 2019 Budget was well below what is required. In a recent meeting of the Senate Financial Committee on National Finance that analysis was confirmed.
March 19, 2019
PSAC welcomes the new funding commitments made in today’s budget to address the Phoenix pay disaster, but they fall significantly short of what is required to end the pay nightmares of Canada’s federal public service workers.
February 27, 2019
This morning, over 500 PSAC members rallied and blocked entry into two major federal government buildings in Ottawa as they expressed their mounting frustrations with Phoenix and urged the Trudeau government for more action. “We have told this government that if they do not make more progress in paying our members correctly, and compensate them for the massive impacts of this disaster, that we would escalate our actions. That’s why we’re here today.” said PSAC President Chris Aylward.
February 26, 2019
The recent Public Service Employee Survey confirms the massive impact it has had on hundreds of thousands of workers.
November 16, 2018
PSAC is taking action in response to Parks Canada Agency's failure to meet the implementation deadline for the latest collective agreement. This will affect nearly 5,000 PSAC members working in Parks Canada locations across the country.
October 9, 2018
The Phoenix pay system has been a disaster for our members. Members have been underpaid, overpaid and not paid at all. Learn more about what the union has been doing to get this fixed. Not deducting union dues correctly is one more way that Phoenix has failed public sector workers. You can help us push the government to pay public sector workers correctly, every pay day.
October 2, 2018
In the lead-up to the development of the annual federal budget, the House of Commons Finance Committee invites recommendations from interested parties and individuals. PSAC made the following recommendations for the 2019 budget.
June 29, 2018
On Canada Day, The Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) is launching a national campaign to highlight the remarkable commitment of federal public service workers who continue to provide critical services to Canadians, despite more than two years of Phoenix pay problems. Many Canadians are not fully aware of the terrible impact Phoenix has had on the lives of federal public service workers, but more importantly, the importance of the work they continue to do in the face of missed paycheques, fending off debt collectors, and endless stress.
June 19, 2018
The first date in the arbitration hearing with Treasury Board concerning improvements to PSAC’s dental plan begin today. For over a year, PSAC has requested reasonable improvements to the dental plan covering our Treasury Board members. Last August, PSAC filed for arbitration with the employer because of their unwillingness to agree on any increases to dental benefits. In today’s hearing, we have asked for the following improvements:
June 8, 2018
As problems with Phoenix continue to affect hundreds of thousands of public service workers, the federal government will hold its National Public Service Week (NPSW) from June 10 to 16, 2018.

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