Workers should not be penalized for taking time off work for things that are out of their control, such as illness or family emergencies. This is what an adjudicator ruled in the case of eight PSAC members who were penalized after being absent for family and disability-related matters. The decision found that Correctional Service Canada’s attendance management program discriminated against employees on the basis of family status and disability.
July 20, 2016
PSAC members transferred into the core public service from separate agencies recently won their grievance on salary protection. The workers, transferred from the Canada Revenue Agency and National Capital Commission had been reclassified and put into lower paying positions with no salary protection. “This decision is important for all PSAC members in the federal public service,” said Robyn Benson, PSAC National President.
July 5, 2016
The Supreme Court of Canada has recently said it will not hear an appeal from the Winnipeg Airports Authority of a case that PSAC won at a lower court. The Supreme Court’s decision means that a ruling of the Manitoba Court of Appeal on shift and weekend premiums stands. As a result, over 60 PSAC/UCTE members will get paid the premiums they were initially denied by the employer.
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.
January 15, 2014
Use this four page PDF questionnaire to collect information on an issue or a problem in your workplace. PSAC encourages shop stewards to solve problems at the source and as soon as possible but if that's not possible, the information you collect by filling in this form will help build the union's case later.
September 17, 2013
Shop stewards can use this form to file grievances on behalf of their members
September 17, 2013
Use this form to advance a grievance to the next stage
February 2, 2012
You don't have to pay for your employer's mistake
June 16, 2011
The five 'W's of filing a grievance.
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