Announcements

15 October 2019
Every $1 invested in public service tax professionals will generate $4 in public revenue, an analysis by the Parliamentary Budget Officer (PBO) has confirmed
10 October 2019
With the federal election underway, the government is now in “caretaker mode” which will delay the roll-out of the next phases of the Phoenix Compensation Agreement.
27 September 2019
This week, students across the globe led us to the streets to call for climate action. We must listen to the science. We must put the good work of our public scientists to use.
17 September 2019
PIPSC marks the 50th anniversary of the coming into effect of the Official Languages Act on September 7, 1969, and the 10th anniversary of the Linguistic Duality Day celebrated annually on the second Thursday of September throughout the public service of Canada.
11 September 2019
Members like you play an important part in building, protecting and progressing communities across Canada.
5 September 2019
PIPSC has submitted 11 recommendations to the House of Commons before the drafting of Budget 2020.
30 August 2019
Each member paid by Phoenix is entitled to paid days of compensation leave. As of August 27, 2019, these paid compensation days should be available in the leave banks of current employees.
30 August 2019
Unions across Canada are welcoming you to Labour Day events, parades and picnics. Let’s celebrate our collective strength and show our solidarity with the Canadian labour movement!
12 August 2019
We support having a variety of menstrual products available in federally regulated and federal government workplaces.
6 August 2019
The creation of the Centre is an important step forward in this regard and an excellent example of what can be achieved when the Employer takes the time to work with our union and our members towards a common goal.
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
Some disability payments will be retroactively increased as a result of new collective agreements.
23 July 2019
The recent adoption in Québec of Bill 21, which is ostensibly aimed at imposing “secularism” on the province’s public service and on the people who receive them, is a disgrace and a blatant violation of civil liberties and basic human rights.
22 July 2019
We strongly encourage you to participate in this year's survey. This will ensure the views of our members are well represented in this analysis.
19 July 2019
PIPSC welcomes the landmark win for current and former employees who experienced harassment, assault or discrimination while working at the Department of National Defence, Canadian Armed Forces or Non-Public Funds, Canadian Forces.
17 July 2019
The Institute is saddened to report the untimely passing of our friend and colleague Christine Lemay. Christine’s commitment to Institute members was deep and unwavering. We will miss her very much.
17 July 2019
Together with the Canadian Labour Congress and other unions, President Debi Daviau wrote to the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau, Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food calling for action to restore meat exports.
16 July 2019
The International Labour Organization adopted of a Convention and Recommendation addressing violence and harassment in the world of work. This is a historic international articulation of the right of everyone to have a world of work free from violence and harassment.
3 July 2019
Joined by a host of other Canadian union activists, PIPSC attended the world’s largest conference on gender equality, Women Deliver 2019.
24 June 2019
The Canadian Labour Congress commits to protecting hard-won gains and to fill the gaps in access to sexual and reproductive health and rights in Canada, including abortion.
19 June 2019
Understand the work of the National Inquiry and how you can take action to end violence against Indigenous women, girls and two-spirited people.
19 June 2019
National Indigenous History Month is an opportunity to honour Indigenous heritage and celebrate Indigenous contributions and cultures across this land.
19 June 2019
The Ontario Government held consultations with public sector employers and bargaining agents in early May. We made it very clear that any wage adjustment would be considered unacceptable and would be vigorously opposed.
14 June 2019
We are celebrating Pride Month and the beginning of Pride season across the country!
13 June 2019
President Debi Daviau signed the agreement with the Treasury Board that provides compensation to all PIPSC members paid by Phoenix.
10 June 2019
Congratulations on your excellent work, your immeasurable contribution to Canadian society and your commitment to our union.
7 June 2019
We are appalled by the Ontario Government proposed legislation that would cap public sector wages increase a 1% annually for the next three years.
6 June 2019
Over the last month we have seen our hard work pay off. Join President Debi Daviau June 12 for a telephone town hall with updates on Phoenix damages and the central bargaining wins.
3 June 2019
The Institute’s Legacy Foundation would like to remind you that the deadline to submit a scholarship application is July 12, 2019. In 2019, the Foundation will award the following scholarships:
24 May 2019
Labour leaders from across the country gathered in Winnipeg last week for the CLC Canadian Council and to mark the 100th anniversary of the Winnipeg General Strike. The CLC premiered its new film Stand!
22 May 2019
Launch of new Federal Public Service Workplace Accommodations Study, May 6 to 24, 2019 Dear colleagues,
17 May 2019
A report released yesterday from the Parliamentary Budget Officer (PBO) confirms what we have been saying sinc
16 May 2019
On May 15, 1919, over 35,000 Winnipeg public and private workers united to send a clear message to employers and to governments: they would strike in order to win better wages and the right to collective bargaining.
15 May 2019
We celebrate all the diverse families that make our society so rich. We are fighting for improved family leave at the central bargaining table so that you can give your best at work and in your family.
3 May 2019
On behalf of all PIPSC members, I want to express our support and encouragement to our fellow members and all of those currently affected by the extensive flooding across the country. Many of our members have been directly impacted as a result of the flooding and evacuations.
1 May 2019
At the 2018 Annual General Meeting, Resolution F-4 (Professionals Canada) was referred to the Board of Directors with direction to consult on the proposed project with the Advisory Council and impacted groups to provide a report to the 2019 AGM.