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Jan 27, 2020, 13:03 ET Government spends billions to outsource work of public service professionals

OTTAWA, Jan. 27, 2020 /CNW/ - The federal government spent over $11.9 billion on management consultants, temporary help contractors and IT consultants between 2011 and 2018 to do the work that could...


Oct 22, 2019, 16:47 ET PIPSC ready to collaborate with minority government to retain strong public service

OTTAWA, Oct. 22, 2019 /CNW/ - In a letter to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada's President Debi Daviau committed to collaborating with the new...


Oct 07, 2019, 07:00 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity - Federal election: Daviau to campaign at Place du Portage/

OTTAWA, Oct. 4, 2019 /CNW/ - PIPSC President Debi Daviau will be speaking to union members outside Place du Portage on Monday morning about the importance of electing a government that closes tax...


Oct 06, 2019, 13:30 ET /R E P E A T -- Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity - Federal election: Daviau to campaign at Place du Portage/

OTTAWA, Oct. 4, 2019 /CNW/ - PIPSC President Debi Daviau will be speaking to union members outside Place du Portage on Monday morning about the importance of electing a government that closes tax...


Oct 04, 2019, 10:30 ET Media Advisory/Photo Opportunity - Federal election: Daviau to campaign at Place du Portage

OTTAWA, Oct. 4, 2019 /CNW/ - PIPSC President Debi Daviau will be speaking to union members outside Place du Portage on Monday morning about the importance of electing a government that closes tax...


Sep 26, 2019, 11:01 ET Climate crisis requires immediate action - say public scientists

OTTAWA, Sept. 26, 2019 /CNW/ - Ninety-four percent of federal scientists say climate change is a crisis in need of immediate action. Only 20% of them think Canada is doing enough to fight and...


Sep 16, 2019, 10:41 ET This election, close tax loopholes and fund climate action

OTTAWA, Sept. 16, 2019 /CNW/ - The Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada (PIPSC), in its election ad, is calling on federal parties to commit to closing corporate tax loopholes to...


Sep 09, 2019, 10:04 ET PIPSC takes another step in the fight for Dr. Haydon and whistleblower protections

OTTAWA, Sept. 9, 2019 /CNW/ - Dr. Margaret Haydon, a scientist who was fired by the government for blowing the whistle on Health Canada's approval process of a controversial veterinary drug, has...


Jun 03, 2015, 13:40 ET Public service unions unite to condemn Bill-C-59

OTTAWA, June 3, 2015 /CNW/ - The three largest unions representing federal public service workers, the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC), the Professional Institute of the Public Service of...


Mar 18, 2015, 10:46 ET Public service workers take action for healthy workplaces

OTTAWA, March 18, 2015 /CNW/ - Members of the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) and other federal public service unions are uniting on March 19 for healthier workplaces and better public...


Dec 10, 2013, 10:30 ET Federal unions to take legal action against Bill C-4

OTTAWA, Dec. 10, 2013 /CNW/ - Federal public sector unions are joining forces to challenge an unprecedented assault on collective bargaining and workplace health and safety by the Conservative...


Oct 29, 2013, 13:35 ET Federal public sector unions denounce back-door changes to labour legislation

OTTAWA, Oct. 29, 2013 /CNW/ - Leaders of the federal public sector unions (the National Joint Council bargaining agents) met yesterday and released the following statement on the government's...


Mar 01, 2010, 11:21 ET Media Advisory - Public sector unions, CLC to hold pre-budget news conference

OTTAWA, March 1 /CNW Telbec/ - Labour leaders, representing more than three million unionized workers, will hold a news conference to call for government spending on quality public services and for...