The real cost of outsourcing | Get every cent you are owed from Phoenix | Update on EWSP negotiations | Why you're proud to be a PIPSC member | PIPSC news | Canadian labour movement
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The real cost of outsourcing
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The federal government spent over $11.9 billion on outsourcing between 2011 and 2018. In the first of a series of investigative reports, we highlight the unchecked spending that has created a shadow public service. With national media attention and the Prime Minister answering for this in the House of Commons – the pressure is on to put a stop to outsourcing.
Get every cent you are owed from Phoenix
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You can now make a claim for your specific Phoenix costs and losses. If your pay, severance or pension were delayed, if you cashed out investments or RRSPs – you can make a claim.
Update on EWSP negotiations
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After we fought back Harper’s attack on our sick leave, we began negotiating the new Employee Wellness Support Program (EWSP). The recent election and change in cabinet have delayed this process. We are working hard to ensure EWSP remains a priority.
Why you’re proud to be a PIPSC member
PIPSC Board members
Your union is turning 100 years old! Share why you’re proud to be a PIPSC member and enter a draw for a $250 gift card from The Brick.
PIPSC news
Minister Jean-Yves Duclos
First meeting with Minister Duclos
President Debi Daviau met with Minister Jean-Yves Duclos, the new President of the Treasury Board, on January 17. They discussed the Employee Wellness Support Program and Phoenix, as well as training and professional development for our IT community. Minister Duclos reported that Phoenix’s replacement, NextGen HR and Pay, remains on track.

Canadian labour movement
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Unions call for fairness to mark Black History Month
Building on the work of generations of activists, we stand with Canada’s unions and insist that the federal government strengthen the federal Employment Equity Act to address disparities in employment for Black workers.

Debi Daviau petitioning with ETFO
Debi at Ontario teachers’ strike
We support Ontario's education unions that are demanding high-quality education for our children. PIPSC President Debi Daviau joined the Elementary Teachers’ Federation of Ontario on the picket line in Ottawa in solidarity.


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