Letters to the Employer

29 March 2021
On March 23, 2021 President Debi Daviau wrote to the Honourable Filomena Tassi, Minister of Labour, regarding the modernization of the Employment Equity Act.

10 March 2021
On March 2, 2021 President Debi Daviau wrote to the Honourable Harjit Sajjan, Minister of National Defence, regarding recent allegations of misconduct at the very highest level of the Canadian military.

1 March 2021
On February 19, 2021, President Debi Daviau wrote to Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) Commissioner Bob Hamilton regarding its recent decision to hire a third-party contractor to answer questions from taxpayers about emergency benefits and their impact on 2020 tax returns.

12 December 2020
On December 2, 2020 President Debi Daviau wrote to the Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Foreign Affairs, regarding the contracting out of the work performed by the members of our Computer Systems (CS) Group at Global Affairs Canada.

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.

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.

2 June 2020
We are disappointed by the Ford government’s decision to not expand pandemic pay. We are extremely proud of our radiation therapists working on the front lines during this pandemic. PIPSC will be pursuing this further in the collective bargaining process.

24 March 2020
We received information last evening that RCMP Human Resources will not be approving any request to rescind discharge requests from members who submitted their requests in anticipation of deeming.

29 July 2019
On June 18, 2019, PIPSC President Debi Daviau had the honour of addressing members of the Federal Black Employee Caucus (FBEC), an organization dedicated to combatting career obstacles in the public service such as racism, harassment, and under-representation.

26 July 2019
On May 1, 2019 President Debi Daviau communicated our strong opposition to moving RCMP civilian members to the failed Phoenix pay system. RCMP Commissioner Lucki responded May 16 indicating her plans to go ahead. We are not backing down, and President Daviau has responded making that clear.