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3 April 2020
Working on the front lines in Ontario’s hospitals during the COVID-19 pandemic response? Understand your rights and responsibilities in situations that may arise.
31 March 2020
On March 27, Premier Jason Kenney suggested that federal public servants were refusing to go to work after a case of COVID-19 was linked to a meat processing facility. The health and safety of our members and all Canadians is paramount. CFIA members would never put Canadians at risk.
27 March 2020
The Board of Directors met on March 27, 2020, to review and further assess how we can do our part to adhere to government and health agencies’ COVID-19 recommendations and restrictions. PIPSC in-person union activities are postponed until June 30, 2020. Some activities will be moved online.
26 March 2020
Debi Daviau has contacted the Presidents of Ontario hospitals on behalf of the members of the Ontario medical groups to address concerns about new measures and to raise concerns for our members’ health and safety.
25 March 2020
As we continue our best to represent and advocate for our members despite the current situation with COVID-19, we wanted to share with you an important meeting we held by teleconference with Minister Joyce Murray.
24 March 2020
We were recently informed that RCMP Human Resources would not be approving any request to rescind discharge requests that were submitted by employees – many of which are now our members - in anticipation of deeming.
23 March 2020
The Treasury Board has responded to our request for a clear definition of “critical” federal government service.
18 March 2020
Answers to questions you may have regarding union activities, employer consultations and advice regarding COVID-19 and your workplace.
18 March 2020
The Government of Canada has announced an official global travel advisory: avoid non-essential travel outside Canada until further notice. This impacts your travel insurance coverage.
18 March 2020
As the government has moved to address the COVID-19 pandemic, the Treasury Board has repeated that some “critical” services must be delivered from the workplace. PIPSC and other federal unions have asked the Treasury Board to clarify the definitions of the terms “critical services” and “critical staff.”
17 March 2020
As more and more workplaces are closed to limit the spread of COVID-19, workers and families have lost their incomes. Governments must respond quickly to provide income support.
14 March 2020
The Treasury Board has clarified teleworking arrangements and leave provisions. Members will receive more information directly from their managers in the coming days.
13 March 2020
Treasury Board is allowing all employees to telework if possible. For members outside the federal public service, President Daviau has sent a letter to all employers asking for similar arrangements to be made.
13 March 2020
Each year on March 20, we join with francophones around the world to celebrate the importance, beauty and diversity of the French language and cultures! On célèbre le français!
12 March 2020
We are closing PIPSC offices across the country, allowing most of our employees to work from home from March 16 until April 4, 2020. During this time, our staff is committed to supporting members and will continue to be available by email and phone.
12 March 2020
Ongoing Phoenix errors will complicate tax season. Get the answers and compensation that you deserve.
12 March 2020
At this year’s Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) Convention, delegates will elect a new President to lead the labour movement. The PIPSC Board of Directors is proud to endorse Linda Silas, who has over 17 years of union leadership experience.
11 March 2020
You should be receiving clear direction from your employer about Coronavirus disease (COVID-19). We are in regular contact with the Treasury Board to ensure that we are all informed as this issue continues to develop. Our collective health is paramount.
10 March 2020
Many groups are bargaining now and members are working hard to get new collective agreements. You have the full solidarity and support of the 60,000 PIPSC members from coast, to coast, to coast.
9 March 2020
Whether analysts at the Transportation Safety Board are investigating a downed aircraft in the ocean, a train in the prairies or a pipeline through the mountains, the specialists who analyze data recorders find the answers. Sometimes, like nobody else in the world.
9 March 2020
On February 11, 2020, the National Research Council held a symposium in Ottawa to mark the International Day of Women and Girls in Science.  The symposium celebrated women working in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) fields across the federal government.
6 March 2020
The government has announced the selection of SAP to work on the Next Generation Human Resources and Pay Solution pilot.
6 March 2020
The Auditor General has found significant problems of harassment, discrimination and violence at Canada Border Services Agency and Correctional Service Canada workplaces.
5 March 2020
On February 25, 2020, PIPSC sent a significant delegation to Parliament Hill in Ottawa, part of the Canadian Labour Congress’s annual Lobby Day.
4 March 2020
A coalition of Ontario unions representing approximately 270,000 employees and over forty different unions, including PIPSC, announced that they have filed a constitutional challenge to Bill 124, the Protecting a Sustainable Public Sector for Future Generations Act.
3 March 2020
Thousands of PIPSC members took action, and our demands were heard loud and clear. It was announced that RCMP civilian members’ concerns about moving to the failed Phoenix pay system have been heard.
27 February 2020
PIPSC is asking its 60,000 members to send an email to the Treasury Board President, Jean-Yves Duclos, the RCMP Commissioner, Brenda Lucki and the Public Services and Procurement Minister, Anita Anand, demanding that the transfer of the new PIPSC members to Phoenix be stopped.
26 February 2020
Protests in support of the Wet'suwet'en people are taking place across the country. As a PIPSC member working in areas where a protest may be occurring, here is what you need to know.
24 February 2020
We have made clear to RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki that we oppose any efforts to move RCMP civilian members to the failed Phoenix pay system. Join PIPSC members across the country and email Minister Duclos, Minister Anand, and the RCMP Commissioner demanding that the transfer of our new members to Phoenix be stopped.
20 February 2020
The personal information of over 69,000 public servants with Phoenix pay issues was breached this month. This is unacceptable.
20 February 2020
We encourage students, parents and all labour activists to join education unions on the picket lines to send a strong message to the Ford government that cuts hurt kids.
14 February 2020
The inexcusable state of federal buildings across the country is an extremely concerning situation that can only be corrected by a long-term, and expensive, commitment on the part of the government. We will continue to keep a very close watch on the situation.
11 February 2020
Congratulations, Eddy, and thank you for your years of work for the Canadian public.
6 February 2020
Your union is turning 100 years old! That means 100 years of history, progress and hard work serving Canadians. Tell us why you’re proud to be a PIPSC member.
5 February 2020
The claims process for severe financial cost or loss caused by Phoenix is now available. It is important that you look carefully at your situation and make a claim if you are eligible. Together, we have worked hard to ensure you are repaid every cent you are owed.
4 February 2020
After we fought back Harper’s attack on our sick leave, we began negotiating the new Employee Wellness Support Program (EWSP). The recent election and change in cabinet have delayed this process. We are working hard to ensure EWSP remains a priority.