Tag Archives: Work Force Adjustment

Message from the President

I know that this year hasn’t been an easy one for our members who are dealing with the stress of organizational changes, program cuts, shrinking budgets and affected letters.

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Living With a Lack of Job Security

Coping with Uncertainty As most of you are aware, it is a very stressful time to be a government worker.  Where working for the government once felt like a sure thing – pension, salary, benefits – it is now a … Continue reading

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Unions are still as necessary as ever

Copied from PSAC Facebook Feed – article written by Troy Bridgeman – a Guelph author and journalist.

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Work Force Adjustment and Alternation

Last week, the Ottawa Citizen ran a news story about the two largest Public Service unions in Canada (PSAC and PIPS) joining forces to urge Treasury Board to get the alternation program up and running quickly – moving from words … Continue reading

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Important Links to DFO’s Work Force Management and Work Force Adjustment

Tool Box:

http://intra.ent.dfo-mpo.ca/NCR/HRCS/HR/WorkforceManagement/Home

Employee Guide:

http://intra.ent.dfo-mpo.ca/folios/00874/docs/eg-ge-eng.doc

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WorkForce Adjustment and the Alternation Option for Employees:

There are several options for employees affected by the WorkForce Adjustment Directive.  One of those options is Alternation which is a job trade arrangement that occurs when an opting employee who wishes to remain in the core public administration exchanges positions with a non-affected employee (the alternate) who wants to leave the Public Service.

Some conditions must first be met before a job trade can be considered, such as both employees must work at the same group and level. As well, difference in salary range can be no greater than 6%, and the Deputy Minister must approve alternations where the salary range difference is between 4% – 6%. Any job trade is also subject to a number of levels of approvals. Continue reading

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Affected Positions at DFO and Work Force Adjustment

Today many of our members met with management about the latest on Strategic Review impacts to about 400 positions within Fisheries and Oceans Canada across the country.  Some of our members here in Ottawa will also have received notices today … Continue reading

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Work Force Adjustment (WFA) – Message from the President

I know that many of our members have concerns about the current Work Force Adjustment and may have questions about the process and outcomes that could affect them.  As part of my commitment to keep our members informed, I have … Continue reading

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