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This page contains news and information for Stewards and Local Representatives.

Download these commonly used forms.

PSAC grievance form -Shop stewards can use this form to file grievances on behalf of their members - download one here.

PSAC grievance transmittal form - Use this form to advance a grievance to the next stage - download one here.

PSAC stewards fact sheet - This fact sheet can be used to collect information on the issue or problem that a grievance seeks to address. This will help stewards ensure that the grievance process and timeframes have been respected - download one here.

September 28, 2011 - 2:11pm •
September 15, 2011 - 5:50pm •
Five years after a Parliament passed a law that was supposed to 'modernize' the federal public service and we are still waiting for a fairer staffing process and a balance between the political rights of workers and an impartial public service.
August 5, 2011 - 11:58am •
Public service jobs are in jeopardy due to the Harper Conservatives' austerity measures. But PSAC members at Treasury Board have rights and options under the Workforce Adjustment Appendix in our collective agreements.
June 29, 2011 - 12:45pm •
PSAC members have the right to promote and build our union in the workplace. Members have the right to be kept informed on the employer’s premises during non-work time, before or after shifts and during paid or unpaid breaks and lunch periods. This is the law.
June 29, 2011 - 10:28am •
The Programs Section and Education Section of the PSAC has prepared some educational tools for presentations, courses or workshops on the Treasury Board Workforce Adjustment Policy. These tools include the PowerPoint presentation below, check it out to read more about …
June 29, 2011 - 10:22am •
Work To Rule means just as it sounds:
May 31, 2011 - 5:02pm •
Are you a Shop Steward or Union Rep in the PSAC?If so, this is your year. In 2011, PSAC is putting a bright spotlight on the stewards and union reps who are the face and voice of the union at the grassroots. We want to give you the recognition you deserve, and the tools you need to do your union work. We want to improve communication with stewards, make changes to our education programs and find ways to connect stewards so that you can learn from each other.
April 28, 2011 - 12:07pm •
excerpted from the Steward's HandbookADJUDICATION: Process for settling grievances by a third party when they arise out of the interpretation or application of a collective agreement or arbitral award of out of disciplinary action resulting in financial loss or penalty (i.e., discharge, suspension ). Normally used for Public Service units covered by the Public Service Staff Relations Act. See Arbitration.
November 6, 2009 - 12:00am •
Are you considering or in the process of dealing with a staffing complaint? Robert Strang, CEIU National Union Representative (and ex-CEIU 20944 Local President), who works out of the Edmonton CEIU Regional Office, has put together the following information which includes an impressive list of jurisprudence.This information is meant for PSAC members covered by the Public Service Employment Act (PSEA).What can complaints be filed over?

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