Groups

Members belong to Groups, which include all the members of the same bargaining unit. Each Group operates under its own Constitution which must be consistent with Institute By-Laws. Members of the Group elect their own Executive.

As a member,your voice counts and you're encouraged to participate in the activities of your Group.

Institute Sub-Groups are listed under their respective Group page.

Latest Group and Sub-Group News

6 August 2020
A second Public Interest Commission (PIC) session for the CS Group was tentatively set for July 16, 2020, but then put off until July 31, 2020. It was expected that, after the employer concluded its negotiations with PSAC, it would be in a position to truly negotiate with the CS Group.
4 August 2020
Toronto CS Subgroup AGM, June 12, 2019 Present: Judy Chow (President) Joanna Welby (Vice President) Nuşin Brown (Secretary) Kevin MacEwen (Treasurer) Bill Sukloff Ralph Leigh Stan Buday Roy Philip Yvonne Snaddon
4 August 2020
PREAMBLE These By-Laws, in general, pertain to matters of Group organization not covered by the By-Laws of The Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada and are made pursuant to those By-Laws. DEFINITIONS
30 July 2020
  Thank you to all of the members who completed the bargaining survey earlier this year. Your level of participation and written comments are encouraging!
29 July 2020
  Over the last few years, we have held several Lunch and Learn sessions on a variety of topics in our members’ workplaces. These sessions have always been very successful. 
17 July 2020
Some of you have a lot of time off to use, whether it’s overtime or vacation. We remind you that, according to a special agreement, you can still carry over 10 days this year instead of 5. As for overtime, these hours can be paid to you if you are unable to use them.
10 July 2020
With all the recent news on collective agreement settlements and activities, the CFIA bargaining teams would like to once again update you on our ongoing progress. Mark your calendars! We’re pleased to announce that PIPSC and CFIA will be bargaining the week of August 10, 2020. 
10 July 2020
With all the recent news on collective agreement settlements and activities, the CFIA bargaining teams would like to once again update you on our ongoing progress. Mark your calendars! We’re pleased to announce that PIPSC and CFIA will be bargaining the week of August 10, 2020. 
10 July 2020
With all the recent news on collective agreement settlements and activities, the CFIA bargaining teams would like to once again update you on our ongoing progress. Mark your calendars! We’re pleased to announce that PIPSC and CFIA will be bargaining the week of August 10, 2020. 
7 July 2020
  The bargaining team would like to start by wishing all UOITP members well during this time. We also want to thank all the members who responded to the bargaining survey. As a result of the high response rate the team has a clear direction and way forward! 
30 June 2020
From the President … 
30 June 2020
At the request of the AFS Group Elections Committee and as per PIPSC By-Law 17.3.2.1, the PIPSC National Elections committee is conducting the 2020 AFS Group elections to the National AFS Group Executive.
29 June 2020
The first part of the CS Public Interest Commission (PIC) hearing took place on June 22 and 23, 2020. The PIC is a three-person panel – the union and the employer each have a representative present with an agreed-upon chairperson.
29 June 2020
June 22, 2020 marked the start of the Public Interest Commission (PIC) hearings. The commission was composed of Allen Pollak as Chairperson; Lynn Harnden, appointed by the employer; and Michael Wright, appointed by PIPSC.
25 June 2020
We are happy to announce that we have come to an agreement with the CFIA on all Regulatory Science (SR) job descriptions. Members have identified concerns with their job descriptions dating back to 2015. Today’s announcement marks an important victory in resolving these issues.
22 June 2020
Your CS bargaining team is at Public Interest Commission (PIC) hearings today and tomorrow. We begin the meetings with the employer taking a disrespectful and unacceptable position.
22 June 2020
As part of the conversion from the Computer Systems (CS) Group to the Information Technology (IT) Group, your work description may be reviewed and updated by your employer. Here are 3 things you should do.
17 June 2020
The Research (RE) Group executive invites nominations for the inaugural RE Group Commendation.
16 June 2020
Since 2017, many Manitoba public servants have been working with expired contracts and frozen wages, not because of the pandemic but because of a Pallister government law that violated workers’ rights to collective bargaining. These workers deserve to have their rights respected.
15 June 2020
AFS members in the BC-Yukon region are invited to a virtual town hall. Please find the date and time for your tax services office (TSO) below