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13 December 2019
On November 8, 2019 PIPSC Vice-President Norma Domey led a two-hour “standing room only” seminar on "Leading with Emotional Intelligence" at the Institute’s 100th Annual General Meeting in Gatineau, Québec.  
12 December 2019
The new parental allowance provisions are currently applicable to the AV, NR, RE, SH, SP, CNRC (LS, IR, RO-RCO, TR), CRA (AFS), OSFI, CNSC (NUREG), NEB and NFB collective agreements.
10 December 2019
Human Rights Day is celebrated around the world to commemorate the proclamation of “The Universal Declaration of Human Rights” (UDHR) by the United Nations General Assembly in Paris on December 10, 1948.
5 December 2019
President Daviau presented the 2019 Institute’s Gold Medal to Dr. Xiaolan Wang to recognize her contributions to the understanding of climate change in Canada and internationally. Dr. Wang is a Senior Research Scientist at Environment and Climate Change Canada.
2 December 2019
Our Phoenix help team is available here to support you.  To best serve you, please fill out the below form.  Requests from members with zero pay or experiencing significant financial hardship are given priority. 
29 November 2019
If you are a former PIPSC member who was paid at least one day by the Phoenix system, you may now make an online claim for compensation. We strongly encourage you to claim your compensation.
28 November 2019
3.6 million Canadians cannot afford to fill their prescriptions. Canada remains the only developed country with a universal public health insurance system that does not include universal coverage for prescription drugs.
22 November 2019
Your pay increase and retro pay 1. I received a pay increase, how do I check to see if I’m being paid the correct amount? The Basic Pay on your pay stub corresponds to an annual salary in your collective agreement.