After a successful mobilization campaign by PSAC members across the North, homeowners working for the federal government will continue to receive a housing cost allowance.
The government of Canada’s decision to transition to Canada Life to provide health insurance benefits for more than 1.7 million current and former federal public service workers and their dependents has caused frustrating challenges and delays for plan members. We’re highlighting some of the ongoing issues that members are facing as we continue to pressure the government and urge members to take action for the government to resolve issues with Canada Life.
The Federal Public Sector Labour Relations and Employment Board has appointed a Public Interest Commission (PIC) to advance negotiations for 8,500 members in the FB group.
PSAC’s National Board of Directors has voted to remove the Union of National Employees (UNE) from trusteeship following the election of its new executive, led by National President Alisha Campbell, the first Black woman to lead a PSAC component union.
As the violence continues to escalate in Gaza, PSAC has signed on to Ceasefire Now, a pan-Canadian coalition of humanitarian, labour and faith groups calling on the Canadian government to take urgent action to prevent further loss of life in the Israel-Palestine conflict.