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14 March 2018
Following tremendous pressure on the part of public service bargaining agents, the government has finally introduced some much-needed flexibility in the recovery of overpayments caused by Phoenix.
13 March 2018
A Special General Meeting was held to consider the decision of a Panel of Peers to remove Mr. Peter Taticek from his duties as a Board member.
13 March 2018
The Institute is pleased that the government is taking legislative steps to prevent harassment and violence, including sexual harassment and sexual violence, in federally-regulated workplaces. These steps are much-needed and long-overdue.
7 March 2018
March 8, 2018 marks the 107th anniversary of International Women’s Day, which was first held to commemorate the 1857 strike that led to the formation of the International Ladies Garment Workers Union.
7 March 2018
The results of a 2017 survey of federal scientists and engineers who are PIPSC members reveal challenges that are holding women back from fully contributing their unique perspectives and expertise to federal public science.
7 March 2018
In advance of International Women’s Day, the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada (PIPSC) has released a new report that examines the under-representation of women in public sector science and focuses on challenges faced by women pursuing science careers in the federal public service.
1 March 2018
28 February 2018
I am pleased to report that yesterday’s federal Budget committed $16M towards the building of an alternative pay system to replace the disastrous Phoenix.