January 27, 2005
Strike threat removed as PSAC members ratify new agreements with Treasury Board
The Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) will be signing collective agreements with Treasury Board for over 100,000 of its members, removing the threat of a recurrence of the country-wide strikes that took place last summer and fall. Read the release
PSAC members say yes to new contract with Food Inspection Agency
Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) members at the Canadian Food Inspection Agency have ratified their tentative agreement by a vote of 90%. Read the release
Date of signature of the collective agreement
Now that the agreements and final offers have been accepted by the members, the collective agreements will be prepared for signing. The full collective agreement is carefully reviewed by the union to ensure that it reflects the tentative settlement or final offer. PSAC will be pushing for the earliest possible signing date for these collective agreements. Once the signing dates are fixed, this information will be published on the web site, sent to the e-mail lists and included in the Union Update.
January 26, 2005
PSAC pension surplus lawsuit finally goes to court
The PSAC will finally get its day in court six years after the union filed a lawsuit against the federal government for their arbitrary removal of the surplus in the Public Service Superannuation Plan and two other federal pension plans. Read the latest news.
January 25, 2005
Access 2005: Disability rights are moving forward
The 2005 PSAC Access Conference concluded on Sunday, January 23, with a firm commitment by the participants to continue to fight for greater participation of members with disabilities in both the workplace and the union. For more details and picture, click here.
January 20, 2005
The Voting / Ratification kit is now ready. Available in PDF format click here.
Component & Local donations made to the Social Justice Fund for Tsunami Relief
The PSAC Social Justice Fund’s initial donation of $175,000 to provide emergency relief and rebuilding to tsunami-hit regions in South Asia and Africa has been made possible to a large part by contributions from its components and locals. Read More
January 19, 2005
Workers with disabilities refuse to bear brunt of privatization
Workers with disabilities who are working in the federal public service are concerned that they will be the ones to end up paying for the increased privatization of government services. Read the News Release.
January 18, 2005
PEI Commissionaires unionized.finally!
January 14, 2005
Read the latest news about your union in the Union Update for the period of January 4 - 14, 2005
The Federal Court (Trial Division) has allowed PSAC's judicial review against a decision by the Canadian Human Rights Commission not to deal with one of our complaints. Read the latest pay equity Bulletin.
The PSAC’s challenge of the government’s practice of taxing the interest payments received as part of the pay equity complaint settlement is being heard starting January 18 and continuing until January 20, 2005. The hearings are open to the public. They will be taking place in Ottawa at 200 Kent Street, 3rd floor, starting at 9:30 a.m.
January 12, 2005
Canada Post - Preparations for vote on employer's final offer.
The PSAC and UPCE staff are currently busy organizing vote meetings across the country on the employer's final offer of December 17, 2004. Details.
January 10, 2005
January 7, 2005
PSAC donates $175,000 for Tsunami disaster relief through Social Justice Fund
The PSAC Social Justice Fund will contribute a minimum amount of $175,000 to disaster relief to victims and to rebuilding efforts in the wake of the earthquake and tsunami in South Asia and Africa. Read the News Release.
January 6, 2005
Bargaining Update - Royal Canadian Mint
The union bargaining team met with the Employer on December 20 and 21 to continue its effort to reach a collective agreement. Read the update
January 5, 2005
CRA agreement overwhelmingly ratified by members
At the end of the ratification voting process of the collective agreement with CRA on December 8, 2004, the final tally was 85 per cent in favour of the new collective agreement, which will expire on October 31, 2007. This brief is posted in response to requests for the results.
Collective agreement with Parks signed
PSAC signed a new collective agreement with Parks Canada on December 21, 2004. The agreement, which the members ratified earlier in December, expires on August 4, 2007. For more background information, read the press release on the ratification.
Date Modified : 2010/07/28