Federal government

March 2, 2023
PSAC continues to oppose and stop the privatization of federal public service work, most recently by participating in a study on outsourcing being conducted by the House of Commons’ Government Operations Committee (OGGO). PSAC’s arguments focus on several key points:
March 1, 2023
PSAC has been participating in consultations on new anti-scab legislation, attending in-person and virtual roundtables with the Minister of Labour and department officials, other labour allies, and employer side representatives.
January 31, 2023
PSAC has received the Public Interest Commission (PIC) report affecting more than 10,000 members in the SV group. Hearings concluded in November and unfortunately, similar to the TC PIC report, the report provides no clear direction other than a recommendation that both parties return to the bargaining table.
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.