PSAC - AFPC
PSAC - AFPC
yesterday at 17:54. Facebook
CHARLOTTETOWN, P.E.I. - Some federal government employees dealing with the fallout of the broken Phoenix pay system held a demonstration Saturday in Charlottetown.
PSAC - AFPC 04/24/2017

PSAC members rally to voice fustration over Phoenix pay system

theguardian.pe.ca
Maggie Moriarty
Judy Reid
Rachel d'Eschambault
PSAC - AFPC
PSAC - AFPC
04/21/2017 at 22:03. Facebook
We took action and succeeded. We will continue to fight to get fair treatment for civilian members who should get the raises.
We took action and succeeded We will continue to fight to get

Victory! PSAC gets pay increases for pay-matched RCMP Civilian members | Public Service Alliance of Canada

psacunion.ca
Robert Nowosielski
Anita N. Smith
Gilbert Prosser
PSAC - AFPC
PSAC - AFPC
04/21/2017 at 19:15. Facebook
Our PSAC/CIU bargaining team for the FB group broke off talks in February after spending three days in mediation with the employer and making no progress on our key priorities. Also, CBSA continued to push concessions.
PSAC - AFPC 04/21/2017

FB bargaining update: What comes next for the PIC | Public Service Alliance of Canada

psacunion.ca
PSAC - AFPC
PSAC - AFPC
04/21/2017 at 15:12. Facebook
We are asking Canadian retail brands, that operate factories in Bangladesh, to disclose their suppliers in the country. We are also urging them to tell us how they are supporting workers’ rights and to publicly disclose how their suppliers are correcting the workplace violations uncovered by factory inspections.
We are asking Canadian retail brands that operate factories in Bangladesh to

Supporting workers' rights in Bangladesh | Public Service Alliance of Canada

psacunion.ca
Norine Finney
Marcel Arsenault
PSAC - AFPC
PSAC - AFPC
04/21/2017 at 15:05. Facebook
"The federal government is testing a name-blind recruitment process in an attempt to knock down barriers for job-seekers from diverse ethnic backgrounds."
The federal government is testing a nameblind recruitment process in an attempt

Liberals to test 'name-blind' hiring process for federal public service

cbc.ca
Jayme Lee
Joel Ezinga
Rachel d'Eschambault
PSAC - AFPC
PSAC - AFPC
04/20/2017 at 19:27. Facebook
PSAC meets regularly with the employer to advance the concerns of our members and to find concrete solutions.
PSAC meets regularly with the employer to advance the concerns of our

Phoenix: PSAC demands compensation for hardship to employees | Public Service Alliance of Canada

psacunion.ca
Barry Epstein
Maggie Moriarty
Rebecca Champagne LeToure
PSAC - AFPC
PSAC - AFPC
04/19/2017 at 16:27. Facebook
What impact will this year’s federal budget have on human rights and equity issues?
What impact will this year’s federal budget have on human rights and equity issues

Budget 2017 and human rights | Public Service Alliance of Canada

psacunion.ca
PSAC - AFPC
PSAC - AFPC
04/18/2017 at 18:46. Facebook
This year’s federal budget allocates $3.4 billion for Indigenous communities over five years.
This years federal budget allocates 34 billion for Indigenous communities over five years

Budget 2017 and Indigenous peoples | Public Service Alliance of Canada

psacunion.ca
Sheilagh Hanson
PSAC - AFPC
PSAC - AFPC
04/18/2017 at 15:49. Facebook
Students like Carleton University's Emma Gibson say they're frustrated they're still owed money from the federal government due to ongoing issues with the Phoenix pay system.
Students like Carleton Universitys Emma Gibson say theyre frustrated theyre still owed

Students frustrated by Phoenix say they're still owed money from 2016

cbc.ca
Marg Meszaros
Maureen Garrett-Lebrun
Christian-Eric Bourguignon
PSAC - AFPC
PSAC - AFPC
04/18/2017 at 15:37. Facebook
Our bargaining team met with the Canada Post Corporation on April 11 and 12, 2017.
Our bargaining team met with the Canada Post Corporation on April 11 and 12 2017

PSAC-UPCE questions Canada Post’s proposed concessions on job security | Public Service Alliance of Canada

psacunion.ca
Chris Casey-Parkinson
“We must use these memories to fuel our efforts to eradicate all forms of hate and oppression—whether rooted in Islamophobia, racism, colonialism, ableism, homophobia, transphobia or misogyny,” Robyn Benson said. “Here and now, at this conference and beyond, we must keep organizing for equality until we win.”
We must use these memories to fuel our efforts to eradicate all

Equality at work: PSAC’s National Equity Conference discuss issues and strategies | Public Service Alliance of Canada

psacunion.ca
Sandra LP
Sheilagh Hanson
Ron Smythe
Joanne Dostie Murphy
Dana Gilkinson-Nolan
Kelly Lacasse
The new collective agreement provides Postdoctoral Scholars up to $2,000 per year per child. This achievement will help relieve the high costs of child care.
The new collective agreement provides Postdoctoral Scholars up to 2000 per year

Victory: Queen’s University members win child care benefits | Public Service Alliance of Canada

psacunion.ca
“PSAC will stand up for these workers to ensure that they do not lose any benefits when they become members of the public service.”
PSAC will stand up for these workers to ensure that they do

PSAC demands fair treatment for RCMP civilian employees | Public Service Alliance of Canada

psacunion.ca
The 2017 Liberal budget has made some positive changes to the Canada Labour Code, which covers workers in federally regulated industries. But the budget has failed to provide the necessary staff and resources to improve compliance and enforcement of the Code.
The 2017 Liberal budget has made some positive changes to the Canada

Budget 2017 brings labour law improvements but fails on enforcement | Public Service Alliance of Canada

psacunion.ca
“I think they will do it in 2018 because it is close enough to an election that they will have given pay equity and (say) ‘look at us, look how good we are.’ They could do it now, but by the time the election comes, that will be an afterthought,” said Robyn Benson.
I think they will do it in 2018 because it is close

Critics say Liberal government is dragging its heels on pay equity promise

ottawacitizen.com
Josh Peterson
Alison Turner Nee Hill
Alison Turner Nee Hill
“I really think that they’re going to have a problem attracting talented individuals to come and work for them when they can’t pay them and they can’t offer them anything other than precarious work,” said Robyn Benson.
I really think that theyre going to have a problem attracting talented

Dawson: Why can't the public service attract young people?

ottawacitizen.com
Wally Moyles
Lois Wales
Michelle LaViolette Doucet
“After decades of cuts, employment insurance needs a major overhaul if it is to live up to its purpose to protect unemployed Canadian workers,” said Robyn Benson, PSAC National President. “Unfortunately, this budget falls short on addressing the biggest challenges facing EI today.”
After decades of cuts employment insurance needs a major overhaul if it

Budget makes modest improvements in EI but fails to make real change | Public Service Alliance of Canada

psacunion.ca
Maggie Moriarty
Shan Beaumont
Michelle LaViolette Doucet
During the 2015 election, Prime Minister Trudeau wrote to all public service workers promising to treat them with respect and restore the cuts made by the previous Conservative government. Instead, the second Liberal budget provided modest increases and funding and many services were left out.
During the 2015 election Prime Minister Trudeau wrote to all public service

Budget 2017: Liberals missed the opportunity to improve public services | Public Service Alliance of Canada

psacunion.ca
Dougal MacDonald
Wanda Walker
Ivan Atkinson