On September 6, 2013 the employer revised their methods of calculating the supervisory differential (SD) and inmate training differential (ITD) earned on acting assignments, causing employees to receive less money. The Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) filed a policy grievance in response.
May 10, 2018
November 9, 2017
In a recent adjudication decision, Diane Legros, a PSAC member who worked for Canada Border Services Agency, was awarded $25,000 in damages because her employer discriminated against her based on her age.
October 6, 2017
Recently, Treasury Board informed us that they will no longer provide our members in the public service with printed copies of their collective agreements. PSAC has filed a policy grievance in response.
June 29, 2017
We are pleased to announce that PSAC and Treasury Board have signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) that details how salary protection will apply to employees included in the two groups covered by our policy grievance.
September 23, 2016
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.
February 2, 2015
Correctional Services Canada reprimanded for urging employees to resign and apply for lower level jobs
January 22, 2015
Service Canada discriminated against Doug Nicol, a former EI claims assessor, by failing to accommodate his disabilities in the workplace, the PSLRB has ruled.
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