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Political Action

Our union, along with concerned Canadians in communities across the country, has been working hard to save public services and protect jobs. We are all affected by cuts to services, and we must all take action to defend the public services PSAC members provide to Canadians.

This section contains news and information about PSAC's political action program in British Columbia. Visit the national website for background and more information on our campaigns.

March 21, 2018 - 1:58pm •
Now that tax filing season is in full swing, PSAC wants to remind its members in the federal public service about some important information regarding Phoenix-related tax implications. 
March 15, 2018 - 10:46am •
PSAC, and the other unions representing federal public service workers, are negotiating damages with the government for the undue stress and hardships caused by the Phoenix pay system.
March 12, 2018 - 12:05pm •
In response to pressure from PSAC, the federal government has finally agreed to halt recoveries of overpayments, emergency salary advances (ESA) and priority payments until employees’ pay files have been cleared of all outstanding transactions.
March 5, 2018 - 1:35pm •
Friends, I want to thank all the members in BC who helped organize and took part in actions on February 28th to mark the second anniversary of the disastrous Phoenix pay system. By all accounts the day was a huge success and I am very proud of the BC Region. Click for a wrap up of the activities that took place and the excellent media coverage.
March 5, 2018 - 12:22pm •
PSAC members and allies took action February 28 to mark the second anniversary of the disastrous Phoenix pay system. By all accounts the day was a huge success, here is a wrap up of the activities that took place and links to the media coverage.
March 5, 2018 - 8:54am •
Sisters, Brothers, Friends, The time to support Indigenous rights and fight for climate justice is now.  Members of the Tsleil-Waututh Nation are calling on allies to stand with them in defence of the lands and waters on March 10th. 
March 3, 2018 - 9:41am •
You have the right to get paid accurately and on time. Too many federal public service workers are experiencing hardships because of the failed Phoenix pay system. Send a message to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau — and tell him it is time to take urgent action.​
February 27, 2018 - 1:28pm •
Kelowna – On February 28, the second anniversary of the roll out of the federal government’s disastrous payroll system, federal public service workers are rallying to call on the government to take the concrete measures necessary to ensure they are paid correctly and on time.
February 27, 2018 - 1:27pm •
Victoria – On February 28, the second anniversary of the roll out of the federal government’s disastrous payroll system, federal public service workers are rallying to call on the government to take the concrete measures necessary to ensure they are paid correctly and on time.
February 27, 2018 - 1:27pm •
Vancouver – On February 28, the second anniversary of the roll out of the federal government’s disastrous payroll system, federal public service workers are taking action in Vancouver to call on the government to take the concrete measures necessary to ensure they are paid correctly and on time. Date: Wednesday, February 28, 2018 Time: ongoing activities between 7AM and 10AM Location: 800 Burrard Street, Vancouver  

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Upcoming Political Action Events

West Fraser Valley Area Council meeting September 10, 2018 • Surrey
Vancouver Area Council meeting September 12, 2018 • Vancouver
Vancouver Area Council meeting November 14, 2018 • Vancouver

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