Federal government

July 28, 2023
PSAC strongly condemns ongoing inaction on the part of Manitoba government leaders and the City of Winnipeg. The refusal to search for three Indigenous women in the Prairie Green Landfill is proof of ongoing colonization and erasure of Indigenous women. We expect better from governments at all levels.  
July 14, 2023
Before rising for the summer, a government bill to establish a national framework for the prevention and treatment of cancers linked to firefighting became law in Canada. PSAC supports this bill that:
July 11, 2023
The results of the 2022 Public Service Employee Survey show that – even seven years on – the effects of the Phoenix pay disaster still impact a significant number of federal public service workers.
April 14, 2023
The federal government’s budget for 2023 has little to offer PSAC members who work in the post-secondary sector.
April 12, 2023
Last weekend, members in the TB and CRA bargaining units received an email asking them to sign up to register for e-transfer for strike pay. Here’s what you should know about registering for Interact e-transfer. 
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.