Worth Looking Into

Catch up on the latest PIPSC news. Read stories of interest to your union group or profession.

The following articles have recently appeared in various media across the country.

5 December 2017

"Power Play CTV - Interview with union leader a/ IBM pay system in Queensland" filmed on December 4, 2017

24 November 2017

More reaction on the Phoenix system from Public Services and Procurement Canada Minister Carla Qualtrough and Debi Daviau posted on CPAC on November 21, 2017

24 November 2017

"Ottawa turns to U.S. tech giants too often: internal memo" published on CBC.ca on November 24, 2017"

16 November 2017

"CTV Power Play with Don Martin - Time to throw out Phoenix? Interview with Debi Daviau on November 14, 2017"

16 November 2017

"‘Enough is enough’: Union wants Phoenix pay system scrapped" published in the Globe and Mail on November 14, 2017

31 October 2017

"Reducing nurses at Deer Lodge ‘dangerous’: union" published in the Winnipeg Sun on October 30, 2017

13 September 2017

"Huge Health Canada branch could be moved to new ministry, unions blindsided" published in the Hill Times on September 13, 2017

19 July 2017

"Shared Services Canada to begin talks on allowing federal departments to ‘opt out’ from centralized IT service" posted in the Hill Times on July 19, 2017

17 July 2017

"When the public service is outsourced, Canadians suffer" published in the Globe and Mail on July 14, 2017

While the current government has been right to criticize the last one for laying off hundreds of compensation staff before it rolled out Phoenix, it’s the decisions around outsourcing such projects in the first place that demand a rethink.