Canada Employment and Immigration Union -
April 18, 2013

PSAC wins on alternation policy grievance

The PSAC won a significant victory this week before the Public Service Labour Relations Board on a major issue in the Work Force Adjustment Appendix. The Board agreed with PSAC that Treasury Board is ultimately responsible to ensure that departments are not violating the collective agreement.

The full article is posted on PSAC Web site

For this policy grievance, CEIU contributed by providing PSAC with some pieces of evidence. There were 2 main issues our members faced: at HRSDC there was no central system to easily facilitate members to volunteer for alternation and there have been many situations when certain managers denied alternation requests for reasons other than what is allowed in the WFAA.

CEIU elected members and staff have worked hard to ensure alternation opportunities to happen. You can see the number of alternation with the 3 departments so far:

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