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27 September 2023
Steven Raphael is a PIPSC member and has been a First Nation Health Authority (FNHA) worker since 2011.
20 September 2023
We are looking for volunteers who have a passion for Canada’s labour movement and are willing to commit to the full duration of the 3-year term on behalf of PIPSC.
18 September 2023
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Glenn Schur on Tuesday, August 22, 2023.
18 September 2023
William "Bill" Giggie August 4, 1942 — September 10, 2023 After a valiant health battle, Bill has left us to reunite in heaven with his beloved mother, Isabel, & father, Robert Giggie.
13 September 2023
The PIPSC contingent will meet at 11AM in front of the Parliament LRT station and leave to march to Parliament Hill at 11:15AM sharp.
7 September 2023
Date/Time The PIPSC Convention 2023 which includes the Annual General Meeting (AGM) will start with breakfast at 7am, followed by delegate caucus meetings at 8:30am, and the opening ceremonies at 10:30am EST on Sunday, November.
7 September 2023
This code was developed based on input from the delegates to the 2018 PIPSC AGM
7 September 2023
Rules of Procedure are to be used to facilitate the business of the meeting, not to obstruct it. Common sense will be used in the application of the rules. Delegates trying to use the rules to obstruct business need not be recognized.
23 August 2023
Treasury Board President Anita Anand has given her fellow Cabinet Ministers six weeks to find $15 billion in savings across the federal government. PIPSC President Jennifer Carr is concerned about the impacts these cuts will have on the public services Canadians rely on.
16 August 2023
Amrit Boese is a research biologist with the Public Health Agency of Canada.
10 August 2023
In this video, our experts from the PIPSC Compensation Team will talk to you about the important changes to your healthcare plan.
10 August 2023
PIPSC and its partner unions collaborate to educate employers, Treasury Board, and many others on pay equity issues and take an important step towards closing the gender wage gap.
8 August 2023
PIPSC offers union education for different interests and skill levels. We are working hard to expand and evolve our education program, and courses will be added to the catalogue as they are developed.
1 August 2023
When is the PIPSC Convention 2023? The PIPSC Convention 2023 which includes the Annual General Meeting (AGM) will start at 10:30 am Eastern on Sunday, November 26 and adjourn Wednesday, November 29 at 2:30 pm Eastern.
26 July 2023
We welcome the announcement of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s new cabinet. We look forward to a new tone of collaboration with Treasury Board.
18 July 2023
Your RCMP CM Bargaining Team met with the Treasury Board Bargaining Team to exchange proposals on June 23.  The Team subsequently met with the Treasury Board Bargaining Team to discuss our proposals on August 1 to 3.   
11 July 2023
On Canada Day (July 1st), Canada Life took over from Sun Life as the administrator of the employer-sponsored Public Service Healthcare Plan.This plan covers most active and retired federal public service workers,  as well as their families.  At the same time of the changeover, a number of plan im
11 July 2023
PIPSC is proud to participate in collaborative efforts with the Government through the NJC and our plan sponsor to begin the long awaited review of the Public Service Dental Plan.
6 July 2023
This is a major victory for the recognition of work performed mainly by women, and the first step towards closing the wage gap that still persists!
21 June 2023
Our dear friend and colleague Martine Lacroix has passed away. We want to offer our deepest condolences to Martine’s family, friends, colleagues and fellow union members.
19 June 2023
The following message has been provided by the Treasury Board as a reminder to all Public Service Health Care Plan (PSHCP) members about the transition to a new plan administrator. These changes take effect on July 1, 2023.
16 June 2023
Happy Pride Month! And while we are ready to celebrate, we also know there are constant attacks being made against the LGBTQ2+ community that require our attention and advocacy.
15 June 2023
Our PIPSC bargaining teams are pushing hard at the negotiation table and fighting for a better deal for our members.
15 June 2023
PIPSC’s survey says a significant number of public service professionals are considering leaving their roles
12 June 2023
Seventy percent of survey respondents reported being dissatisfied with how RTO policies were implemented – citing issues like the commuting time and cost, work-life balance, and environmental impacts as top concerns.
9 June 2023
On Monday June 12, to mark the National Public Service Week (NPSW), PIPSC will host a press conference at its national office.  
2 June 2023
November 26th to 29th, 2023, at the Centre Sheraton Hotel, Montreal, Quebec.
31 May 2023
Rene Lerat, Singing Bird Woman, has been a nurse for 12 years, and she’s passionate about making a difference in northern communities.
31 May 2023
National Public Service Week begins on June 11, and we have a lot of things to shine a light on this year.
1 May 2023
Learn about big changes coming to your healthcare plan
1 May 2023
PIPSC President Jennifer Carr has released the following statement:
25 April 2023
Solidarity with striking PSAC workers.
20 April 2023
Marion Gillespie is an IT project team lead at the Department of National Defence's Dockyards location in Halifax, Nova Scotia.
18 April 2023
PIPSC will be suspending our participation in consultations with Federal Government Employers until such time as the PSAC strike has concluded.
18 April 2023
Fighting for a Better Deal.  
17 April 2023
What you need to know.