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Unions criticize Foote’s performance throughout Phoenix fiasco, claim she’s ‘disingenuous’ on what she knew

By Rachel Aiello      

'She could have listened to our warnings that were given that this simply is not going to work, and she chose not to do that,' says PSAC vice-president.

Public Services and Procurement Minister Judy Foote, pictured in this file photo in Ottawa. The Hill Times Photo by Jake Wright
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The two biggest federal public service unions say Public Services Minister Judy Foote has been inaccessible throughout the Phoenix fiasco pay system and that she’s being “disingenuous” about how much she knew about the issues facing the payroll program that has affected more than 80,000 public servants. The Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) and the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada (PIPSC) told The Hill Times they have not been able to meet with Ms. Foote (Bonavista-Burin-Trinity, N.L.)

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