PSAC calls on Justin Trudeau to make good on his word

OTTAWA, Oct. 17, 2016 /CNW/ - The Public Service Alliance of Canada is launching a series of radio and print ads today, appealing directly to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to make good on his word to support public service workers.

"Last year, Mr. Trudeau wrote to all public service workers promising to treat them with respect and restore the cuts made by Stephen Harper," said Robyn Benson, PSAC National President. "It has been a year since the election. The tone has changed, but it's now time for action."

At the most recent set of negotiations between PSAC and the Treasury Board, it was clear that the Liberal government is still using the Conservatives' bargaining agenda.

"They came with the same proposals as the previous government and many of our members are still dealing with the problems caused by the Phoenix pay system," said Benson. "Supporting the people who deliver the vital services Canadians depend on is in everyone's best interest."

For more information on the radio and print ads, visit makegoodonyourword.ca.

 

SOURCE Public Service Alliance of Canada

Audio with caption: "Make good on your word - Radio ad". Audio available at: http://stream1.newswire.ca/media/2016/10/17/20161017_C8183_AUDIO_EN_796424.mp3

For further information: and interviews: Véronique Breton, Communications Officer, 343-540-882 or bretonv@psac-afpc.com

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