Tips and tricks for political participation

Tuesday, June 5, 2018

The hallmarks of a healthy democracy is the right and ability of citizens to participate freely in the election process. As many provincial and municipal elections approach, we want to make sure ...

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On this somber anniversary....

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

As was explained in greater detail at the AGM, we have no control over the panel, and are as anxious as all of you to receive a decision.  The moment we have one it will be shared with...

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Retroactive Leave Reconciliation Decision

Monday, May 7, 2018

It is finally in!  As we maintained throughout, the retroactive reconciliation exercise imposed on our membership by the employer for 2007-2008, 2008-2009, 2009-2010, 2010-2011, 2011-2012 and 2012-2013, violates section 5.02 of the collective agreement.

The adjudicator concluded that...

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LP Classification

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Have you been stuck in the same LP Classification for years while performing higher level LP work without getting "acting pay" on a frequent, daily and substantial basis (not temporarily)?

If you answered yes to the above, you may have a right to grieve your job content pursuant to the...

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Quebec Class Action

Monday, April 9, 2018

On April 10, 2017, a Quebec City based law firm (Sarailis Avocat) applied to certify a class action against the Government of Canada in relation to Phoenix.  The action seeks compensation for the employees affected by the implementation of the Phoenix pay system starting in...

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Standby Duty: At last we have a deal!

Friday, February 23, 2018

As you know, on November 3rd 2017 the SCC agreed with the AJC´s submission that management´s refusal to compensate our members on standby duty was unreasonable and unfair. (See previous communiques ...

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Phoenix: 2017 overpayments

Friday, January 5, 2018

If the Phoenix pay system caused an overpayment for you in the 2017, you have until January 19, 2018. to report it in order to avoid having to pay back the gross amount.

Public Service and Procurement Canada, the department which oversees Phoenix, say employees whose overpayment issues...

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Latest Update on Standby Duty

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Treasury Board has sent us a draft proposal this week. We are currently reviewing the proposal and continue to negotiate with them for an interim resolution that respects the principles of the SCC ruling, pending the arbitral award.

Rest assured that the AJC is considering all of its...

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