For some time now, and since the new pay system Phoenix was launched at the Public Works Pay Centre, we have been hearing from our members of numerous problems and concerns.
March 22, 2016
The Public Service Alliance of Canada welcomes the new government’s move away from austerity and its commitment to invest to improve the lives of Canadians, at least in the immediate future. “Federal public service workers want to deliver on commitments made in the federal budget. That requires departments having the resources they need to serve Canadians,” said Robyn Benson, PSAC National President.
March 15, 2016
As budget day approaches, the Public Service Alliance of Canada is calling on Finance Minister Bill Morneau to create real change by reinvesting in the federal public service for the immediate economic benefit of all Canadians. “We urgently need to see a new approach to the economy from this government. The Liberal election platform promised to improve the quality of public services, including reducing wait times and increasing access to in-person services. We will hold them to that,” said Robyn Benson, PSAC National President.
February 22, 2016
The Liberal government needs to reinvest in the public service, not introduce more austerity measures.
January 28, 2016
“Kids win.” That’s how Dr. Cindy Blackstock describes the recent decision by the Canadian Human Rights Tribunal finding that there has been widespread discrimination against children who live on reserve.
January 21, 2016
The Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives has just released a report that provides a blueprint for the federal Liberal government to implement its promises.
December 4, 2015
The Speech from the Throne has outlined some major Liberal commitments that will require major investments in the public service. “While the Speech did not include any specific commitment to restoring federal public services, we will be looking to the government’s first budget to include the necessary resources to allow the public service to implement these commitments,” said PSAC national president Robyn Benson. The Speech did outline some very positive commitments to:
November 21, 2015
In response to the Liberal government’s first fiscal and economic update, the Public Service Alliance of Canada calls on Finance Minister Bill Morneau to move forward on commitments to re-invest in public services as part of the government's economic recovery plan.
November 18, 2015
The Public Service Alliance of Canada applauds Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s announcement that the federal government will stick to its promise of bringing 25,000 Syrian refugees to Canada by year’s end. “The recent horrific attacks in Paris, Beirut and other locations must not be used as an argument to halt support to refugees who are themselves fleeing from violence,” said Robyn Benson, PSAC National President.
November 4, 2015
PSAC congratulates Scott Brison on his appointment as President of the Treasury Board Secretariat and looks forward to working together to restore public services and improve working conditions for public sector workers.