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27 November 2023
AGM delegates welcomed, friend of the union, Alexandre Boulerice, Member of Parliament and NDP Labour critic, to openly discuss the ways to protect public services, defend union and human rights, and make sure we live in a just and equitable society.
27 November 2023
On the second day of its national convention, PIPSC has unveiled 'Navigar,' an innovative online skills development tool designed to assist members in adapting to the rapidly evolving workplace impacted by AI and machine learning.
26 November 2023
AGM delegates were happy to welcome Bea Bruske, President of the Canadian Labour Congress (CLC) at the Convention. Her message inspired solidarity between unions and a strong way forward for the working class.
26 November 2023
At our historic first-ever convention, PIPSC President Jenn Carr delivered a speech about our union’s immense pride in charting a new course.
26 November 2023
2023 AGM delegates stood for moment of silence to honour their colleagues who had passed away since the 2022 AGM.
26 November 2023
On Sunday, November 26, 2023, AGM Chair Paul Cardegna called the 104th Annual General Meeting to order with a warm welcome to the more than 800 delegates.
26 November 2023
PIPSC opened its first-ever national convention, a historic gathering under the theme "Ready for the Future", where over 800 members from across the country are coming together to shape the future of their union.
25 November 2023
The live streaming will start at 8:30am. If you would like to join, please register ahead of time by emailing
22 November 2023
The government spending review found more savings than expected but there is no indication they intend to reduce the amount wasted on costly IT consulting. Now is the time for the government to hone in on our recommendations and work to develop a long-term, strategic approach to IT within the government.
20 November 2023
With the announcement by the Front commun intersyndical du secteur public québécois that a second strike sequence will take place from November 21 to 23, and the announcement by the Fédération autonome de l'enseignement (FAE) that an indefinite strike may be called as of November 23, the closure
14 November 2023
Presented to the PIPSC 104 Annual General Meeting L-1 - Right-Sizing Approach to Languages (E) Sponsored by Chalk River Professional Employees Group Executive | Disposition: Withdrawn
14 November 2023
Agenda Rules of Procedure for PIPSC AGM
1 November 2023
We add our support to calls for a ceasefire and stand up to any expression of hatred within our communities.
30 October 2023
PIPSC has put out a detailed guide for members of the Public Service Healthcare Plan to help navigate some of the more complex plan changes and explain the appeals processes when a claim is denied.  Members are enc
26 October 2023
In my role as President, my primary focus this year has been on key priority areas that align ensuring PIPSC is a member-centric organization prepared to address the forthcoming challenges.
24 October 2023
Updates to FAQ   Your RCMP CM Bargaining Team met with the Treasury Board Bargaining Team to further discuss each other's proposals on October 17-18th.   
13 October 2023
Presented to the PIPSC 104th Annual General Meeting F-11 - Inclusive Accommodation of Members with Disabilities during AGMs (E) Sponsored by member Jennie Esnard (Seconded by Stacy McLar
13 October 2023
Presented to the PIPSC 104th Annual General Meeting F-6 – Policy on Family Care (E) Sponsored by RE Group | Disposition: Carried as Amended WHEREAS t
13 October 2023
Presented to the PIPSC 104th Annual General Meeting F-1 Audited Financial Statements Sponsored by the Board of Directors | Disposition: Carried Be it resolved that the 2023 AGM receiv
13 October 2023
Presented to the PIPSC 104th Annual General Meeting B-3 - Composition of Finance Committee (E) Sponsored by the Advisory Council | Disposition: Defeated  Where
13 October 2023
2023 AGM Resolutions
12 October 2023
Live stream of the PIPSC convention 2023, including the Annual General Meeting
4 October 2023
There have been some changes to the NJC Isolated Posts and Government Housing Directive that came effective August 1, 2023 that affect members located in various Isolated Post locations.
27 September 2023
Steven Raphael is a PIPSC member and has been a First Nation Health Authority (FNHA) worker since 2011.
20 September 2023
We are looking for volunteers who have a passion for Canada’s labour movement and are willing to commit to the full duration of the 3-year term on behalf of PIPSC.
18 September 2023
It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Glenn Schur on Tuesday, August 22, 2023.
18 September 2023
William "Bill" Giggie August 4, 1942 — September 10, 2023 After a valiant health battle, Bill has left us to reunite in heaven with his beloved mother, Isabel, & father, Robert Giggie.
13 September 2023
The PIPSC contingent will meet at 11AM in front of the Parliament LRT station and leave to march to Parliament Hill at 11:15AM sharp.
11 September 2023
In the fall of 2021, the recovery process for Phoenix overpayments was launched for employees who the Public Service Pay Centre believed were overpaid by the Phoenix pay system in 2016 and onwards.
7 September 2023
Date/Time The PIPSC Convention 2023 which includes the Annual General Meeting (AGM) will start with breakfast at 7am, followed by delegate caucus meetings at 8:30am, and the opening ceremonies at 10:30am EST on Sunday, November.
7 September 2023
This code was developed based on input from the delegates to the 2018 PIPSC AGM
7 September 2023
Rules of Procedure are to be used to facilitate the business of the meeting, not to obstruct it. Common sense will be used in the application of the rules. Delegates trying to use the rules to obstruct business need not be recognized.
23 August 2023
Treasury Board President Anita Anand has given her fellow Cabinet Ministers six weeks to find $15 billion in savings across the federal government. PIPSC President Jennifer Carr is concerned about the impacts these cuts will have on the public services Canadians rely on.
16 August 2023
Amrit Boese is a research biologist with the Public Health Agency of Canada.
10 August 2023
In this video, our experts from the PIPSC Compensation Team will talk to you about the important changes to your healthcare plan.
10 August 2023
PIPSC and its partner unions collaborate to educate employers, Treasury Board, and many others on pay equity issues and take an important step towards closing the gender wage gap.