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Federal Court supports reinstatement of fired PSAC member

July 6, 2017 - 11:00am

The Federal Court of Appeal has ruled in favour of the right of adjudicators to rule on cases of termination resulting from revocation of reliability status.

“For years, the employer has been using the revocation of reliability status for 'administrative reasons' as a way to prevent PSAC members and others from challenging these types of termination decisions using the collective agreement grievance process,” said Robyn Benson, PSAC National President.

Liberal government should act quickly to support whistleblowers

June 28, 2017 - 3:00pm

The House of Commons Government Operations and Estimates Committee has unanimously called for better protection for federal whistleblowers.

Their latest report, Strengthening the protection of the public interest within the Public Servants Disclosure Protection Act, addresses all of PSAC’s recommendations to the committee.

Harassment in the federal public service has increased: Survey

June 14, 2017 - 2:30pm

The latest results of the annual survey of the public service show a disturbing rise in workplace harassment and a significant rate of workplace stress.

Boycott National Public Service Week

June 8, 2017 - 10:00am

PSAC is calling on members to boycott the government’s National Public Service Week, to be held June 11 to 17, 2017.

Hollow recognition

The event is supposed to mark the importance of federal public service employees and to recognize their service to Canadians. Yet thousands of public service workers are still having financial troubles because of the Phoenix pay system.