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29 June 2020
The first part of the CS Public Interest Commission (PIC) hearing took place on June 22 and 23, 2020. The hearing will continue in July 2020.
25 June 2020
Listen to the recordings of our recent town hall for federal public servants hosted by President Debi Daviau.
24 June 2020
Join President Debi Daviau on Thursday, July 9 to discuss how COVID-19 has affected the work of members at provincial or separate employers, what PIPSC has been advocating for, and where we go from here.
22 June 2020
We will fight tooth and nail against an unfair offer.
19 June 2020
If you are entitled to Phoenix compensation days, the compensation day for 2019-20 should now be in your vacation bank.
16 June 2020
We are proud to have participated in the CLC’s first Indgenous Lobby Day in April 2019. While this event isn’t possible this year, you can listen to our own Greg Scriver speak on its impact and importance.
16 June 2020
The Court of Queen’s Bench has ruled that Manitoba’s Public Services Sustainability Act violates the right to collective bargaining and is unconstitutional. This is a major victory for the province’s public servants.
15 June 2020
This National public service week, join President Debi Daviau to discuss how COVID-19 has affected the work of federal public servants, what PIPSC has been advocating for, and where we go from here.
12 June 2020
Our friend and colleague James Allan has passed away. We want to offer our deepest condolences to James’ family, friends, colleagues and fellow union members.
11 June 2020
Join President Debi Daviau on Thursday, June 18 to discuss how COVID-19 has affected the work of federal public servants, what PIPSC has been advocating for, and where we go from here.
10 June 2020
On June 21 we will mark National Indigenous Peoples Day, an occasion for us all to celebrate the cultures of First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples. It’s an opportunity to deepen our understanding of the unique adversities that Indigenous Peoples face and have overcome.
10 June 2020
PIPSC represents many LGBTQ2+ people and allies. We work together to make sure public service workplaces are safe for everyone. Join us in amplifying LGBTQ2+ voices online.
10 June 2020
PIPSC has been in discussions with the Treasury Board Secretariat on guidelines to returning to the workplace for several weeks. There is still no date for that return. The health and safety of our members must be ensured.
9 June 2020
When COVID-19 struck, you were ready and you delivered. You are what keeps this country together, and we couldn’t be more proud.
8 June 2020
The Employee Wellness Support Program (EWSP) is moving forward after some delays at the beginning of the year. We have now finalized an agreement on the design of the program and this work is advancing smoothly.
5 June 2020
Philippe often works on space projects launching and monitoring satellites that provide us with important navigation data. These satellites enable increasingly accurate GPS and other radar systems whether you’re hiking, biking or commuting. 
5 June 2020
PIPSC is calling on the Ontario government to fix the glaring errors with their pandemic pay plan, and include radiation therapists working on the front-lines during the pandemic in Ontario’s Cancer Centres.
5 June 2020
The Federal Black Employee Caucus is launching a survey to better understand the experiences of Black federal public service employees.
4 June 2020
In this video, Debi Daviau, PIPSC President, provides an update for members in the federal public service on our advocacy to date.
2 June 2020
PIPSC should be a safe place and a place of inclusion. This can only happen when we individually and collectively take action to disrupt and dismantle the systems that perpetuate racism and oppression.
2 June 2020
To celebrate our 100th anniversary, PIPSC is planting over 100 trees throughout Canada! Members everywhere are invited to donate to one of two charities in order to maximize our union’s impact.
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.
27 May 2020
The Treasury Board is now reviewing the Public Service Health Care Plan. We are advocating for the changes you want to make sure this plan works for you and your family.
21 May 2020
The deadline to submit a scholarship application to the PIPSC Legacy Foundation is Tuesday, June 30, 2020.
20 May 2020
The PIPSC Board of Directors met on May 14 to discuss and plan for important PIPSC events and activities in light of restrictions on large in-person gatherings due to COVID-19.
15 May 2020
This week, some students across parts of Quebec are allowed to return to school under new guidelines and restrictions. Our members are understandably worried about sending their children back to these facilities. We’re speaking up to ensure your concerns are heard.
13 May 2020
We are living through an unprecedented moment. The impact of public policy decisions made in the next few years will be felt for generations. Let’s not screw it up.
11 May 2020
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada invited Canadians to provide feedback on beneficial ownership transparency. We made clear that greater transparency is required.
8 May 2020
After finding his calling as a nuclear engineer, Jeff became charmed by the small town of Pinawa, Manitoba and the interesting career opportunity it offered. 
8 May 2020
With UFCW (United Food and Commercial Workers Canada) and the Agriculture Union, we have sent a letter to the federal government urging action to stop the spread of COVID-19 in food production plants.
5 May 2020
We have come to an agreement with the Treasury Board that all grievances will be suspended from March 20 to July 5, 2020, inclusively.
4 May 2020
Canada is losing billions in tax revenue to off-shore tax havens. PIPSC provided a submission to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Base Erosion Profit Shifting (BEPS) initiative to put an end to tax avoidance and tax loopholes.
1 May 2020
The Ontario government has announced pandemic pay for front-line healthcare workers. We have written to Premier Ford asking for confirmation that our members who are working on the front lines in Ontario’s cancer centres will receive pandemic pay.
30 April 2020
Disability, workers’ compensation, pension, and lump-sum payments for a reclassification decision are generally considered taxable income. It is important to review these carefully with your tax professional.
28 April 2020
The Public Service Health Care Plan (PSHCP) will temporarily accept expenses for social workers and psychotherapists under the mental health provision.
22 April 2020
If you have experienced a Phoenix-related overpayment after March 22, 2020, the repayment of this amount has been temporarily suspended.