Federal government

December 5, 2022
PSAC acknowledges Treasury Board president Mona Fortier recently announced  that another review of whistleblower protection legislation will be undertaken. A robust and effective whistleblower protection strategy is critical to protecting the public in areas such as public health, the environment, and contracts for key projects and services.
October 3, 2022
If PSAC were to write the federal budget, it would look a lot like the CCPA’s Alternative Federal Budget (AFB) for 2023. This progressive take on Canada’s national finances, produced each year in collaboration with labour unions and other partners, offers ambitious, attainable solutions – publicly funded and delivered by public service workers – for a just future in Canada and to reduce our environmental impact on the world. 
August 11, 2022
Building a stronger public service and providing workers with cost-of-living wage increases benefits local economies and helps fight the impacts of inflation driven by many of Canada’s wealthiest corporations, according to new publications from l’Institut de recherche et d’informations socioéconomique.
March 30, 2022
PSAC is urging the federal government to focus on strong public services in its 2022 budget to build a more resilient economy that puts people first.
March 23, 2022
PSAC welcomes the historic agreement reached between the Liberals and the NDP which will help millions of Canadians and prevent workers from falling further behind. Unions have fought for decades for the progressive measures announced as part of the confidence-and-supply agreement, and they will have a direct impact on communities across the country. The agreement includes:
January 21, 2022
PSAC has renewed its fight for fair retirement benefits for both Border Services (FB) members and firefighters (FR) from the Union of National Defence Employees that would provide parity with other firefighters and the broader law enforcement community.
December 15, 2021
PSAC welcomes the $40 billion pledged to Indigenous child welfare by the federal government in its economic update and looks forward to a concrete plan to deliver these services to Indigenous children, youth and families in Canada without delay.
November 18, 2021
Canada needs a transformational plan for a sustainable and just future as we recover from the pandemic, according to the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternative’s (CCPA) newly released Alternative Federal Budget for 2022 (AFB2022).
October 28, 2021
Prime Minister Trudeau has named his new cabinet, responsible for carrying out the new government’s election promises.Their decisions will impact all PSAC members, particularly those employed in the federal public service.  
October 1, 2021
Current and former employees of the Department of National Defence (DND), staff of the Non-Public Funds, Canadian Forces (NPF), and current and former members of the Canadian Armed Forces (CAF) who were affected by sexual misconduct in the military workplace have until November 24 to submit a claim as part of the CAF-DND sexual misconduct class action settlement.