Wages

May 25, 2017
The Federal Court of Appeal has dismissed a Treasury Board request for a judicial review of an adjudication decision that ruled certain employees were entitled to salary protection after being classified downwards.
February 16, 2017
The Supreme Court of Canada has decided not to hear PSAC’s legal challenge to the previous Conservative government’s budget bill that rolled back negotiated wage increases for federal public service workers. The union argued that the legislation violated the Charter rights of PSAC members under section 2(d) “freedom of association”.
August 16, 2016
The Ontario Court of Appeal upheld the Ontario Superior Court decision that Bill C-10, the Expenditure Restraint Act, did not violate the Charter rights of federal public service workers. Bill C-10, passed by the former Conservative government in 2009, rolled back negotiated wage increases for federal public sector workers.
November 26, 2015
The Public Service Alliance of Canada was back in court November 17-18 to appeal the previous Conservative government's Bill C-10.
October 30, 2014
A new study published by the Canadian Center for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) entitled Narrowing the Gap: The difference that public sector wages make reports that there is less wage discrimination for women, aboriginals, and visible minorities in the public sector compared to the private sector.
January 15, 2014
There’s a lot of misinformation about differences between public and private sector pay, fuelled by flawed reports produced by business lobby groups. If the federal government just relies on their analysis, we’re all in trouble.