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Minority government brings new opportunities for PSAC members

December 4, 2019 - 11:30am

The October election brought Canadians a minority Liberal government. That means PSAC and other unions will be able to more effectively lobby and fight for the things that matter to you and your families.

Phoenix

The Parliamentary Budget Officer has said the Phoenix situation could continue until 2023, yet government funding commitments so far have fallen significantly short of what is needed to end the Phoenix nightmare. 

PSAC will continue pressing for enough funding and urgent action:

Two years late, federal government implements collective agreements

October 29, 2019 - 2:30pm

After unrelenting pressure, including legal action by PSAC, the government has finally completed the implementation of past collective agreements for all Treasury Board (TB) workers.

Some PA, SV, TC and EB workers have been waiting since November 11, 2017 to receive their salary adjustments. Many public service workers did not see any retroactive pay until September this year – more than two years after Treasury Board and PSAC signed the last collective agreement in the summer of 2017.

Federal public service jobs are good for the economy and workers, study finds

September 25, 2019 - 12:45am

Hiring more federal public sector workers would benefit the Canadian economy and support a strong, diverse middle class, a new study suggests.

Government admits recent budget falls short on Phoenix funding – PSAC demands answers

April 29, 2019 - 2:45pm

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.

Budget 2019: Phoenix funding improves, but falls short of ending pay nightmares and compensating workers

March 19, 2019 - 4:30pm

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.