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Updates

Delegates of the PSAC 2018 National Triennial Convention will elect two PSAC National Officers to serve a three-year term for the positions of National President and National Executive Vice-President. They will also elect an Alternate to the National Executive Vice-President, who will assume the NEVP position should it become necessary.

Nominations:

  • Nominations open Friday, March 16, 2018.
  • PSAC members in good standing are eligible for nomination to these elected positions. PSAC members are not required to be Convention Delegates to be nominated for these elected positions.
  • Nominations shall be in writing, signed by a nominator and a seconder, each of whom must be accredited delegates at the PSAC 2018 National Triennial Convention.

In its budget, the government acknowledged it must work with the federal public sector unions to address the emotional and financial impacts of Phoenix. Since then, the talks concerning damages have been advancing. The compensation being sought is for the stress, the time spent dealing with, and the catastrophic losses caused by Phoenix pay problems.

The wage dispute between the CRA and the PSAC-UTE has finally been put to an end following a Bindfing Conciliation Board decision reached March 14, 2018.

On January 31, 2018 our PSAC/UTE Bargaining Team presented our case before the Federal Public Sector Labour Relations and Employment Board on the wage dispute with the CRA for wage increases for the years 2014-2015 and 2015-2016.

Dear Sisters and Brothers,

The Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) – Ontario Region, is proud to stand with the nearly 8,000 members of UNITE HERE! Local 75, in your fight to protect your union.

In response to pressure from PSAC, the federal government has finally agreed to halt recoveries of overpayments, emergency salary advances (ESA) and priority payments until employees’ pay files have been cleared of all outstanding transactions. This means employees will receive any and all funds they are owed before they must reimburse the employer for any overpayments or emergency pay. 

After months of stalling by the employer, a date has finally been set to begin arbitration for the PSAC dental plan.  Our union and the employer will appear in front of an arbitrator on June 19, 2018. At that time, PSAC will present our arguments for improving the plan.

While improvements are long overdue for members covered by the dental plan, the employer has not agreed to a single change. They have said no to:

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