PSAC's Human Rights/Programs Section is gathering data and stories about how federal government cuts and Work Force Adjustment has impacted workers with disabilities. Impacts could include the loss of, or changes to, an existing accommodation, being declared surplus, or not being given a reasonable guaranteed job offer.
We are asking PSAC members with any knowledge - personal or otherwise - regarding workers with disabilities being affected by the cut backs and WFA notices to let us know.
On Tuesday, May 28th, Treasury Board President Tony Clement, announced with great fanfare what he called a new directive on performance management that includes a mandatory performance assessment for all public sector workers.
PSAC members are proud of the work they do on behalf of Canadians, and have no problem receiving feedback and having their work properly and fairly evaluated.
PSAC members are the foundation of our union. Everything our union is able to achieve depends on the strength and vitality of members and on their active participation.
This five page step-by-step guide booklet is designed to help your Area Council, Womens, Young Workers or Human Rights Committee significantly increase member participation so that you grow and thrive. Most important of all, these are simple tools to ensure that you are always in the process of developing more activists.
The ruling means that the employer has the obligation to find workable solutions on a case-by-case basis so that workers like Fiona Johnstone can balance work and family, to the point of undue hardship.
The Pacific Federal Council has asked us to share the following information regarding alternation options for members who have been affected. PSAC members who have received affected letters and are interested in alternation are encouraged to discuss their options with their manager/supervisor or HR representative.
The PSAC BC Region recently put on a 1-day "Representing Members With Mental Illnesses" course, a first for the PSAC. The course, which was developed and piloted here in BC using some materials provided from PSAC staff members Dominic Lavoie and Mary MacNeil, is designed to help Stewards and Local activists develop the knowledge and skills necessary to assist them in representing members experiencing some forms of mental illnesses.