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Updates

The Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) is encouraged by the funding commitment for Phoenix in this budget. However, the budget does not include an exemption from paying back the gross amount for overpayments in 2017.

Every year we celebrate International Women’s Day on March 8th.

The current political and social climate has been a call to action for many, as we continue the fight for gender equality, recognition and an end to exclusionary practices.

The movement for gender equality has been revitalized with the wave of misogyny shown through the U.S. election and the #MeToo movement. New activists are getting engaged in a united call for change.

Our Parks bargaining team reached a tentative agreement with the Agency February 16, 2018, which the team unanimously recommends. The Public Service Alliance of Canada will be holding an electronic vote for members of the Parks Canada Agency to ratify the tentative agreement between PSAC and Parks Canada.

Public Service Alliance of Canada-Agriculture Union members working for the Canadian Food Inspection Agency have ratified a new collective agreement in a series of votes held over the last two months across the country.

The four-year agreement – which expires on December 31, 2018 – contains no concessions and provides annual salary increases of 1.25 per cent for each year, plus other wage adjustments made for specific classifications.

Members working at Canada Post ratified a new collective agreement in a series of votes held in the last two months across the country.

The four-year agreement – which expires on August 31, 2020 – maintains our members’ job security and provides annual salary increases of 1.5 per cent; 1.5 per cent; 1.75 per cent and 1.8 per cent.

PSAC recently participated in a Statistics Canada consultation on the census and called on the government to include questions about LGBTQ2 people in Census 2021.

“It is very important that the 2021 Census include questions about sexual orientation and gender identity,” said Robyn Benson, PSAC National President. “The census needs to reflect the diversity in Canada. Given that this government has said they are committed to diversity and inclusion, this should be a priority for them.”

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