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Updates

The PSAC Social Justice Fund is offering a subsidy to four (4) young workers for the 2017 delegation of the next “Education In Action” project in Guatemala for 2 weeks in the spring of 2017.

If you know of a young member who would benefit from this opportunity, please forward the attached application to them (more information is provided about the project in the application).

Members who are selected will receive a subsidy from the PSAC Social Justice Fund, and will be asked to submit a short report with pictures on a particular topic which will then be posted as an educational piece on the PSAC Social Justice Fund website.

Last year, Mr. Trudeau wrote to all public service workers promising to treat them with respect and restore the cuts made by Stephen Harper. It has been a year since the election. The tone has changed, but it’s now time for action.

The federal government has promised that by October 31, 2016, all of the remaining cases of the Phoenix pay system will be resolved. You can see PSAC’s National Executive Vice-President, Chris Aylward discuss PSAC’s reaction to this promise on CTV.

PSAC will be holding a National Day of Action on October 31st, to remind the government of this promise and to demand that our members who have been affected be fully compensated. 

The Public Service Alliance of Canada is launching a series of radio and print ads today, appealing directly to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to make good on his word to support public service workers.

"Last year, Mr. Trudeau wrote to all public service workers promising to treat them with respect and restore the cuts made by Stephen Harper,” said Robyn Benson, PSAC National President. “It has been a year since the election. The tone has changed, but it’s now time for action."

PSAC/UTE members working for the Canada Revenue Agency ratified a new collective agreement with their employer today. This puts an end to a bargaining process that took more than four years.

The union’s negotiating team reached a tentative agreement with the CRA in August. This came after PSAC/UTE members rejected an earlier offer from the employer and demanded fair compensation.

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