- PSAC’s President and VP kick off their bargaining mobilization tour
- Retiring from the Public Service of Canada: Some Useful Tips – Now Available!
- Confronting racism—Day for the elimination of racial discrimination
- Budget 2019: Phoenix funding improves, but falls short of ending pay nightmares and compensating workers
- Parks bargaining: PSAC pushes forward despite slow pace
Category Archives: Member Resources
As a Local President, I often hear members say that their leave was denied for operational reasons (requirements). There are circumstances when operational requirements are legitimate reasons for decisions made by management but those special circumstances are not encountered often. … Continue reading
My message to everyone who reads this message is “Spread the word”. Our membership is not huge but the number of cases that we manage and that meet the criteria is shocking. People suffering abuse through the day go home … Continue reading
Our Union of Environment Workers Component President Todd Panas has championed the cause of a respectful workplace and he has launched and anti-bullying campaign vigorously. The following information needs to be read and understood. Employees have rights and those rights … Continue reading
Managers can be open to the concept of flexible hours and to temporarily reassigning work when they see symptoms of stress. Additionally, they can encourage an open dialogue about the employee’s needs and attempt to work with the employee through … Continue reading
Important information for members who are retiring and for members joining the Public Service. http://pensionetavantages-pensionandbenefits.gc.ca/rtr/ppntrtr-rtrmmbr-eng.html#a7 APSAR (Association of Public Service Retirees http://psacunion.ca/apsar
If you ever wanted enough information about mental illness to recognize symptoms and get tips on how to interact comfortably, this site is for you: http://www.cmha.ca/mental-health/mental-health-brochures/
RETURN-TO-WORK SITUATIONS WHERE THE EMPLOYEE HAS REQUESTED RELOCATION In return-to-work situations, it is important to note that the obligation to accommodate is neither unlimited nor one sided. An employer is able to terminate based on undue hardship. Nevertheless, the responsibility … Continue reading
The Joint Learning Program (JLP) announces that a new workshop on Mental Health in the Workplace is now available to union members and their managers of the core public administration. • Request a workshop in your workplace This workshop reflects … Continue reading
There are times when an employee needs a few weeks (up to 3 months) in order to deal with a life situation. The Public Service Alliance of Canada recognizes the possibility of that need, and the following Leave With Pay … Continue reading
Performance Management Program – What is it? The Performance Management initiative has been advertised as a tool for managers to use in order to establish realistic expectations for employees – expectations that are to be defined, measurable and achievable.