January 15, 2015 - 4:35pm •
PSAC Prairies held the first webinar in its new Webinar Wednesday series on January 14. The webinar, titled Bargaining Basics, outlined how bargaining works and the process required to implement a collective agreement within federal jurisdiction.
January 13, 2015 - 12:00am •
The Public Service Alliance of Canada is seeking significant improvements to the mental health provisions in their collective agreements as well improved child care options for public service workers.
January 12, 2015 - 7:55pm •
PSAC bargaining teams return to the table with Treasury Board this week to continue negotiations and to fight for healthier workplaces.Bargaining teams last met with the employer during the week of November 18, seeking to improve workplace conditions on behalf of more than 100,000 of our members. The teams put forward proposals that would both protect workers and strengthen public services for all Canadians.
January 7, 2015 - 12:00am •
Many members assume bargaining is a hostile interaction. However, that's not always the case. It's a collective dialogue that requires cooperation from both sides. This webinar will focus on how bargaining works and the process required to implement a collective agreement within federal jurisdiction.
November 21, 2014 - 12:00am •
The next federal election is scheduled to be held on October 19, 2015. To act a reminder of this, we are calling on members to mark this day on the 19th of each month with actions in their workplaces and locals.
These actions are meant to shed light on the destructive policies and reckless cuts of the Conservative government. Actions will also demonstrate solidarity and support for PSAC bargaining teams and will continue up until the 2015 federal election.
November 21, 2014 - 12:00am •
PSAC spent the week of November 18 in negotiations with Treasury Board, seeking to improve workplace conditions on behalf of more than 100,000 PSAC members. We put forward proposals that would both protect workers strengthen public services for all Canadians.
November 12, 2014 - 4:46pm •
PSAC is putting forward concrete proposals that will make federal workplaces healthier. Because healthy workplaces mean better services for all Canadians
November 2, 2014 - 12:00am •
PSAC members are sick and tired of this government’s disrespect for them and for the vital services that they provide to Canadians. On October 30, 2014, PSAC members throughout the Prairies and across the country held events to speak out against concessions and promote healthier, more productive workplaces that delivers high quality public services.
October 17, 2014 - 12:00am •
The News Advertiser, a community paper based in Vegreville, Alberta, published an article on October 13, 2014 criticizing PSAC's bargaining proposal and claiming federal government employees could soon have more days off than days on the job. PSAC Prairies Regional Executive Vice-President Marianne Hladun fired back at the offensive and inaccurate piece.
October 14, 2014 - 12:00am •
The new CFIA collective agreement is finally in effect. It was formally signed by PSAC and the agency on October 8, 2014. CFIA now has up to 90 days to implement the changes to the collective agreement, including adjusting rates of pay and issuing retroactive pay.