PSAC is advocating to roll back changes that the government made to its reporting of federal pension costs because they make the cost of the plan volatile.
July 9, 2020
PSAC is pleased to have negotiated a new Phoenix damages agreement which replaces five days of leave with a $2,500 lump sum payment.
May 27, 2020
PSAC is working hard to make sure the federal government takes every necessary precaution to ensure that the return to federal offices and workspaces across the country is safe for employees, their families, and the general public.
April 21, 2020
In late March, PSAC recommended the government take several measures to address financial and economic uncertainty affecting a number of smaller pension plans in the federal sector. We urged the government to suspend solvency requirements for federally regulated defined benefit pension plans subject to the agreement of plan members including retirees. These requirements make sure pension plans have the necessary funds to pay the promised pensions should a wind up of the plans be necessary.
September 25, 2019
Hiring more federal public sector workers would benefit the Canadian economy and support a strong, diverse middle class, a new study suggests.
April 29, 2019
Last month, PSAC raised concerns that the money the government had earmarked for Phoenix-related costs in the 2019 Budget was well below what is required. In a recent meeting of the Senate Financial Committee on National Finance that analysis was confirmed.
March 19, 2019
PSAC welcomes the new funding commitments made in today’s budget to address the Phoenix pay disaster, but they fall significantly short of what is required to end the pay nightmares of Canada’s federal public service workers.
February 27, 2019
This morning, over 500 PSAC members rallied and blocked entry into two major federal government buildings in Ottawa as they expressed their mounting frustrations with Phoenix and urged the Trudeau government for more action. “We have told this government that if they do not make more progress in paying our members correctly, and compensate them for the massive impacts of this disaster, that we would escalate our actions. That’s why we’re here today.” said PSAC President Chris Aylward.
February 26, 2019
The recent Public Service Employee Survey confirms the massive impact it has had on hundreds of thousands of workers.
November 16, 2018
PSAC is taking action in response to Parks Canada Agency's failure to meet the implementation deadline for the latest collective agreement. This will affect nearly 5,000 PSAC members working in Parks Canada locations across the country.