Reminder – PSAC Awards’ Deadlines

Please remember that all Public Service Alliance of Canada Life Membership and Public Service Alliance of Canada Award of Merit applications must be submitted to the PSAC no later than November 30. The Public Service Alliance of Canada Life Membership award is the the highest recognition that can be given…

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2017 Convention Election Results

Elections took place today, on this fourth day of the UNE 2017 convention. Here are the results of those elections: National Positions National President  Kevin King National Executive Vice-President  Andrew Shaver National Vice-President for Human Rights  Daniel Toutant Assistant National Vice-President for Human Rights  Kate Hart   Alberta, N.W.T. and…

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Update on SSO pay equity settlement

It has recently come to the Public Service Alliance of Canada’s attention that Statistical Survey Operation (SSO)’s pay equity settlement calculations fail to include paid leaves, overtime rates, full compensation for designated paid holidays and other forms of compensation. Rest assured, PSAC will be challenging SSO’s application of the Memorandum…

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National Aboriginal Day

June 21 is the day set aside to celebrate the Indigenous peoples of Canada. This year, 2017, marks the country’s 150th birthday. The birthday celebration conversation has non-Indigenous celebrants voicing pride in good fortune gained through hard work. This Indigenous non-celebrant voices sorrow that generations of my ancestors have been…

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