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22 February 2017
Can you believe it? Friday Feb 24 marks the first anniversary of Phoenix’s implementation. A year of anxiety and problems for public service professionals and the government.
21 February 2017
Our members look forward to welcoming you into our community of dedicated professionals who serve Canadians every day. We believe we will be stronger together.
26 January 2017
Dear Members, We are pleased to share with you news that the Treasury Board is now directing all departments to issue salary advances to employees who are experiencing missing or reduced pay due to problems with the Phoenix pay system.
12 January 2017
The Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada (PIPSC) is calling on the federal government to introduce a separate pay system to deal with the most serious Phoenix pay problems and ensure federal employees are properly paid.
11 January 2017
Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada (PIPSC) President Debi Daviau will hold a press conference tomorrow on Parliament Hill about the Phoenix pay system’s ongoing problems and outline a key demand of the government.
22 December 2016
Dear Members, As we approach the end of the year I wanted to take the opportunity to update you about the Phoenix pay system and the steps PIPSC has taken to try and find immediate and lasting solutions to the fiasco we find ourselves in.
19 December 2016
Dear Members, Last week I had the opportunity to meet with Deputy Minister Simon Kennedy to speak with him about the Phoenix pay problems our members at Health Canada are facing.
1 December 2016
I am writing to you concerning Bill C-27, An Act to amend the Pension Benefits Standards Act. As President of the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada (PIPSC), which represents 55,000 members working in the federal public service and the broader federal and provincial public sector, I wish to convey my very deep concerns about this proposed legislation.