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12 January 2018
It has come to our attention that many of you who are trying to report overpayments by the January 19, 2018 deadline cannot get through to Contact Centre staff because of busy signals or being put on hold for extended periods.
3 January 2018
With the 2017 tax season almost here, overpayment situations caused by the Phoenix system can become particularly stressful for government employees. Pressed by public service bargaining agents, the government has taken a number of steps to ensure public servants are not out-of-pocket as a result of an overpayment.
20 December 2017
Predictions are rarely 100% accurate. But some offer better-educated guesses than others. Here then are my forecasts (and a few resolutions) for the coming year.
15 December 2017
Send a message to Finance Minister Bill Morneau on the upcoming 2018 Federal Budget. Take a moment and visit #YourBudget2018 and fill out the federal government’s four brief, interactive budget surveys.
14 December 2017
On behalf of the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada (PIPSC), which represents some 55,000 professionals across Canada’s federal and provincial public sectors, I would like to extend our warmest welcome to civilian members of the RCMP from these Occupational Groups, who will so
11 December 2017
On December 11, 2017, the federal government released “Building a Diverse and Inclusive Public Service,” the final report of the Joint Union/Management Task Force on Diversity and Inclusion.
11 December 2017
Will PIPSC protect my current conditions of employment and benefits? Yes. We will always strive to defend and improve the working conditions and benefits for all our members. 
11 December 2017
Over the past few months, there have been a number of developments concerning your integration into the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada (PIPSC). While we have endeavoured to communicate with you in a timely and accurate fashion, it is not always easy for us to understand the government’s thinking. But we have now reached a stage where we are confident in what we can tell you.