Announcements

20 May 2022
We have been pushing the Treasury Board for over 2 years to provide a full definition of a hybrid workforce. We expected a more substantial document that took our recommendations into account.
17 May 2022
It is with deep sadness that we must pass along the news of the sudden passing of our cherished colleague Shabnam Khosrowshahi.
12 May 2022
Meet the President, discuss the issues – and win some exciting travel prizes. Don’t miss out.
12 April 2022
The good, the bad, and the (potentially) ugly – read our response to Budget 2022 and what it means for PIPSC members.
8 March 2022
On February 28, 2022, Treasury Board President Mona Fortier announced updates to occupational health guidance for the federal public service, paving the way for our members’ gradual return to the workplace.
16 February 2022
If you can’t get to your worksite due to protestors, you are able to use ‘Other Leave with Pay (Code 699).’
4 February 2022
PIPSC calls for action by all levels of government to end the convoy. Local residents, businesses and downtown workers need to resume their daily lives.
12 January 2022
Watch to learn how you should start planning for retirement, how to work with the public service pension centre, and what to expect in the first few months.
23 December 2021
Federal public servants need clear guidelines to telework as much as possible. And critical workers need quick access to booster shots.
20 December 2021
If you have accumulated more than 35 days of vacation leave, or any compensatory leave, it will be cashed out over 5 years starting in April 2022.
7 December 2021
Join us in donating to food banks across Canada.
7 December 2021
The Algonquin Anishinaabe Nation never surrendered the land on which Ottawa was built. We honour their 1,000-year stewardship of the land our office was built on.
30 November 2021
The history of PIPSC is now available free as an e-book. Get your copy today. Share it with your colleagues.
30 November 2021
From coast to coast, PIPSC members planted hundreds of trees to celebrate our 100th anniversary.
26 November 2021
The federal pay equity process is underway to ensure that workers in women-dominated jobs receive equal pay for work of equal value.
19 November 2021
The Institute is saddened to learn of the passing of Marie-Claude Lavigne on November 18, 2021. Marie-Claude worked as a psychologist at Correctional Services of Canada in Québec. She was a dedicated employee and an active PIPSC steward from 1985 to 1996 at the Leclerc Institution in Laval. 
19 November 2021
On November 16, 2021, President Debi Daviau met with recently appointed Treasury Board President Mona Fortier to discuss the way forward on our members’ key issues.
16 November 2021
The pandemic has been a great revealer of many previously hidden things. We have learned of the terrible management and conditions in long-term-care and retirement homes that made them easy targets for the COVID-19 virus, and the location of roughly three-quarters of all the pandemic deaths in Canada.
1 November 2021
Union members should be allowed to acknowledge the Indigenous territory on which they work.
29 October 2021
PIPSC welcomes the announcement of the Honourable Mona Fortier as the new President of the Treasury Board.
20 October 2021
As workplaces and jobs change, our new application will mean professionals can access trailblazing research, gain valuable insights on how societal changes will impact their jobs, and access professional development opportunities that can help them advance their careers.
13 October 2021
We’re working with the Future Skills Centre to help our members thrive within a changing labour market.
13 October 2021
Frequently asked questions and answers for PIPSC union members regarding the Treasury Board mandatory vaccination policy.
6 October 2021
Please use this special vaccination help form to request help only after your accommodation request has been denied.
5 October 2021
It is with a profound sense of sadness that the Institute informs you of the passing of Harry Walker. Harry died on September 15, 2021, surrounded by family, after a lengthy illness.
17 September 2021
Decision was made to protect the safety of attendees.
3 September 2021
To help our members make an informed choice on September 20th, we sent a non-partisan survey to Canada's major political parties. We asked the parties where they stand on the issues most important to our members.
11 August 2021
New federal statutory holiday is a day for public servants to join Canadians in recognizing the painful legacy of residential schools.
16 July 2021
There are roles to be filled on multiple advisory committees and working groups, all for a 3-year term.
14 July 2021
It is with a profound sense of sadness that the Institute informs you of the passing on July 7, 2021, of our friend and colleague, Charlotte Rogers Mehkeri.
12 July 2021
It is with a profound sense of sorrow that we inform you of the passing of Glenn Maxwell. His family invites you to an open house on August 14 to share your memories of Glenn.
6 July 2021
It is with great sadness that the Institute has learned of the untimely passing of our friend and colleague André Lortie.
29 June 2021
Every day, PIPSC members go to work to protect and serve Canadians in a hundred different ways – and our 5 winners are no different.
18 June 2021
The Hilton Vancouver Metrotown refuses to call back laid-off workers even though the hotel is collecting government COVID relief funds. Meanwhile, workers at the Pacific Gateway Hotel filed a grievance for discrimination.
2 June 2021
This National Public Service Week, PIPSC is celebrating our members who excelled in delivering necessary services, and pivoted to face and overcome unique challenges related to the pandemic.
13 May 2021
With this new PIPSC initiative, members will be able to access evidence-based research and insight on how their careers are changing. It will recommend relevant and accessible training opportunities to keep members ahead of changes in their jobs.