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Updates

Federal firefighters in B.C. now enjoy the same coverage as municipal counterparts

The Public Service Alliance of Canada is pleased to see that the B.C. government recently passed Bill 9, which contains changes to the provincial Workers Compensation Act that adds federally employed firefighters to the list of eligible occupations that are covered by presumptive cancer language.

A Quebec judge has ruled that the grievance process available to unionized employees in the federal public service is well equipped to deal with the fallout of Phoenix pay problems. The judge certified a class action lawsuit against the Government of Canada for two groups of employees that don’t have access to the existing process: casuals and students.

via the BC Federation of Labour

Are you a woman with a skilled trade? Are you passionate about supporting women in the trades?

Two surveys conducted by the Canadian government and the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC), respectively, confirm that federal public service workers have suffered a number of significant hardships that should be remedied through damages.

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