In national and international press coverage, words used to describe sexual harassment in Canada’s military include: “crisis,” “scourge,” and “broken.”
PSAC’s fight for a fair deal is progressing as a federal labour board last week moved to establish a Public Interest Commission (PIC) to help advance negotiations for 120,000 PSAC members.
The rushed Phoenix overpayment recovery plan launched earlier this year by the employer is already producing major errors and misleading information. Some overpayment recovery letters sent by the Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) Pay Centre contain amounts that the employer has no legal recourse to recover as they are outside of the six-year limitation period.
PSAC is outraged at the US Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe vs Wade, a 50-year-old ruling that protected abortion rights.
The Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) and the Union of Veterans’ Affairs Employees (UVAE) have launched a campaign calling for the federal government to stop contracting out services to veterans and hire more permanent case managers.