Common Issues

April 21, 2022
As Treasury Board bargaining nears a breaking point, join our national panelists to discuss the latest bargaining news, why strong mobilization is more important than ever, and how other PSAC members have taken strike action to win important victories during the pandemic.
April 8, 2022
I think the government should not lose sight of the fact that federal public service employees, who worked tirelessly through the pandemic, deserve pay raises that are adjusted to the cost of living.
April 7, 2022
Here’s a quick primer on how Treasury Board bargaining works, from getting input from you – the members – to leveraging our union’s strength at the table and securing a fair contract.
April 1, 2022
PSAC is keeping all options on the table to put pressure on Treasury Board after they came to the Common Issues table with an unacceptable wage proposal during negotiations March 28–31. The employer’s offer of 1.5%, 2%, 1.75% and 1.5% over a four-year agreement — averaging 1.7% per year from 2021–2025 — is completely out of touch with soaring inflation across Canada.
April 1, 2022
Treasury Board yet again failed to respond to PSAC’s proposals during the latest round of negotiations with the Technical Services bargaining team March 22-24. 
March 31, 2022
Treasury Board continued to delay negotiations with the Program and Administrative Services bargaining team during negotiations March 22-24.
March 24, 2022
Join PSAC members from across the country for our national panel on fair wages. This round of bargaining is critical as we negotiate wages for over 165,000 PSAC members to keep up with skyrocketing rates of inflation.
March 22, 2022
PSAC members from across the country will be coming together for a virtual Day of Action on April 14.
March 18, 2022
Treasury Board continues to stall on negotiations following the latest round of Education and Library Science (EB) bargaining on March 8-10, 2022.
March 17, 2022
Are you a PSAC member aged 35 and under? Join us to hear from young workers on their experiences of precarity at work both inside and outside the federal public service, and to hear from negotiators fighting against precarious work at the bargaining table now.