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Work Force Adjustment

Prairies on Patrol

August 30, 2012 - 9:36am •
 HELLO PSAC LOCALS, PLEASE POST ON YOUR BULLETIN BOARDS AND DISTRIBUTE TO ALL MEMBERS! PSAC NATIONAL DAY OF ACTION SATURDAY SEPTEMBER 15, 2012 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. MEMORIAL PARK (corner of Broadway and York)
August 20, 2012 - 1:58pm •
Please advise your members that if they are going to resign/alternate and expect/want to receive employment insurance, they should confirm what code the employer will be marking on their Record of Employment (ROE). We have received e-mails from members stating they have been advised by their employer that if an employee resigns under Option 6.3.1. B or C (i) under the WFA the record of employment code to be used is "E - Quit".  If an employee is laid off then the code is "A - Shortage of Work".
August 8, 2012 - 1:39pm •
On July 18, the National Board of Directors made a decision to hold a cross-country day of action this fall on Saturday, September 15, 2012. Activities for the September 15th cross-country day of action will be organized in every PSAC region, and will be coordinated through the PSAC's Regional Offices.
August 2, 2012 - 3:53pm •
Since the federal budget was tabled on March 29, 2012, 16,873 PSAC members in 44 federal government departments and agencies have been told they could lose their jobs.Harper’s Conservative government has implemented changes that impact important services that Canadians rely on in areas such as health care, food safety, environmental protection, human rights, arts, research and science.
May 18, 2012 - 12:28am •
The PSAC Prairie Region hosted a special Work Force Adjustment Telephone Town Hall held for all Prairies members on April 19, 2012 (listen to the audio clips).A total of 149 questions were asked, 18 of which we were able to answer live on the call. We also received 70 advance questions and 60 follow-up questions from members, submitted through our online form.All questions have been sorted and grouped into different categories for clarity.
April 23, 2012 - 4:11pm •
Hello MP's of Manitoba, Saskatchewan and Medicine Hat,There is a unique situation that has developed that involves a group of government employees and their families. I will use the term PFRA (Prairie Farm Rehabilitation Administration) for clarity purposes, although the name has changed to AESB (Agri-Environment Services Branch).
April 23, 2012 - 1:16pm •
The PSAC Prairie Region hosted a special Work Force Adjustment Telephone Town Hall held for all Prairies members on April 19, 2012.Of the more than 6,500 people who answered the call live (not including answering machines, no answer, or no connection), 88 per cent (or over 5,700) participated in a portion or all of the 1 hour and 13 minute call.A total of 149 questions were asked, 18 of which we were able to answer live on the call. We also received 70 advance questions and 60 follow-up questions from members, submitted through our online form. We are currently in the process of sorting and answering these questions, and will post responses as they are prepared.The audio from the event is posted below in four parts so that any members who weren't able to connect to the call can still benefit from the discussion.
April 23, 2012 - 12:33pm •
The letter below was submitted to us on behalf of a PSAC member's wife. The member, a Pasture Manager in Manitoba, received an affected letter, along with all employees on federally owned pastures, and his wife explains how the effects of this government decision are far reaching.
April 23, 2012 - 11:53am •
Thousands of PSAC members, and many non-members, across the country received a personalized e-mail message from PSAC National President John Gordon. A number of members in my region have contacted me and have interpreted John's email as an announcement that the member has been declared affected. This is not the case. The email was sent to all members and non-members who have subscribed to PSAC email mailing lists.
April 20, 2012 - 1:18am •
Do you have a question about the Work Force Adjustment (WFA) process and how it may affect you? Read the answers to a selection of the member-submitted questions, and submit one of your own if you're still unsure. We will be updating this page on a regular basis, so be sure to check back.

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