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14 January 2021
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.
13 January 2021
We must continue to work together, in solidarity, to advocate for professionals in our workplaces, build on the strength and influence of our union, and push for the Canada we believe in. 
7 January 2021
"I hope our members know that we are working to ensure their health and safety, protecting their rights and that we’re here to listen if they do have concerns.”
7 January 2021
Departments are in the process of reviewing job descriptions. The review and update of job descriptions is part of a regular classification cycle aimed at reflecting the evolution of work in a position.
18 December 2020
The New Brunswick Premier wants a one-year wage freeze and three years with only a 1% annual increase for public servants. We are working with all other bargaining agents to push back against this wage freeze.
17 December 2020
Consultation Team President Doreen Weatherbie and PIPSC Atlantic Regional Office Manager Paul Hartigan testified before the Standing Committee on Veterans Affairs about staffing and workload issues at the department.
17 December 2020
Ontario hospital workers are being denied leave with pay when required to self-isolate due to possible COVID-19 exposure. This is unacceptable. We are demanding better.
16 December 2020
We stand in solidarity with present and former Black federal public servants who have filed a class-action lawsuit against the Treasury Board for anti-Black discrimination.
16 December 2020
The last phase of Phoenix compensation is available for PIPSC members who faced severe personal or financial impacts due to Phoenix’s failures.
15 December 2020
Following the results of our most recent survey of PIPSC members in the federal public service, PIPSC has filed a series of policy grievances with the employer.
10 December 2020
President Debi Daviau outlined our vision to continue innovating for public services that Canadians deserve.
9 December 2020
The next automatic cash-out date of excess hours will be, in most cases, on March 31, 2023, or on the date stipulated in your collective agreement for that year.
9 December 2020
PIPSC Economist, Ryan Campbell, brings us the 5 takeaways from Minister of Finance Chrystia Freeland’s 2020 fiscal update delivered on Monday, Nov. 30, 2020.
4 December 2020
Yves Cousineau is the PIPSC's 2020 life member award winner, and Mike Murphy wins the 2020 Institute Service Award.
4 December 2020
Canada’s public service is here for you. Learn more about the accomplishments and continuous work of Canada's largest union of professional employees in this year’s Annual Report.
3 December 2020
In its November 30, 2020 Fall Economic Statement, the government announced a simplified tax process for Canadians claiming home office expenses.
23 November 2020
The PIPSC Computer Systems (CS) Group is working hard to enforce Article 30 of their collective agreement.
23 November 2020
We’re pleased that the Government of Canada is providing clear and detailed information to understand your pay stub.
12 November 2020
The PIPSC Human Rights and Diversity Committee held an anti-Black racism webinar where participants learned how the labour movement and Canadians can combat racism.
12 November 2020
I encourage you to attend the upcoming Canada School of Public Service webinar, Bill C-65 and Its Impact on Workplace Harassment, Violence and Safety, which will be held on November 16th from 1:30 pm to 3pm (Eastern).
6 November 2020
Members of the public service pension plan and benefits plans can sign up for a newly launched email notification system. This new service is available for current and retired PIPSC members who belonged to a Treasury Board pension or benefits plans.
6 November 2020
The new guidelines on the use of leave code 699 fail to take into account the very difficult circumstances that so many of our members still find themselves in. We've written a strongly-worded letter to the Treasury Board President on this issue.
2 November 2020
We are here for Canadians and we’re here for each other. No matter the challenge.
2 November 2020
We are here for Canadians and we’re here for each other. No matter the challenge.
2 November 2020
We are here for Canadians and we’re here for each other. No matter the challenge.
28 October 2020
The recent NAV CANADA layoffs were in violation of our Collective Agreement. We’ve outlined our advocacy plan for the next few months.
26 October 2020
To date, the use of Code 699 has been minimal. Those who need it – need it. It is a great disappointment that the Treasury Board has decided to change its guidance on the use of Code 699.
20 October 2020
In April 2020, the pay centre suspended the recovery of overpayments and missed pension contributions made by the failed Phoenix pay system as a temporary measure due to COVID-19. Recoveries will restart in October 2020.
16 October 2020
In this video our experts from the PIPSC Compensation Team share how your Public Service Pension works, as well as the basics of retirement security.
16 October 2020
In this video our experts from the PIPSC Compensation Team share how your defined contribution pension plan works, as well as the basics of retirement security.
16 October 2020
In this video our experts from the PIPSC Compensation Team share how your target benefit pension plan works, as well as the basics of retirement security.
16 October 2020
The long-awaited successor to the failed Phoenix pay system will enter a pilot project at Canadian Heritage.
14 October 2020
We are deeply concerned that the Public Service Pension is the sole owner of Revera Inc. and its long-term care and nursing homes. Privately owned long-term care homes in Canada should be moved into the public sector to protect seniors.
8 October 2020
We are pleased to learn that the Government of Canada has reappointed Dr. Mona Nemer as the government’s Chief Science Advisor (CSA).
8 October 2020
We’re delighted to announce the launch of a new book commemorating 100 years of leading progress. Join us for an exciting virtual discussion with labour leaders.
7 October 2020
The Public Service Pension Plan (PSPP) has temporarily extended certain deadlines for buybacks, financial decision making and transfers. This will give members more time to make important decisions about your pensions. The Treasury Board has extended most deadlines by 180 days.