The options to streamline the process for correcting overpayments, transfers, terminations, and acting pay will be presented to Phoenix oversight committees starting in September, said head Phoenix-fixer Les Linklater.
Public Services and Procurement Canada associate deputy minister Les Linklater said more than 1,500 pay advisers are working on reducing the pay file backlog at the Public Service Pay Centre in Miramichi, N.B., but they are continuing to hire. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
The office responsible for fixing the troubled Phoenix pay system is taking another step forward, hoping to cut the time it will take to get thousands of public servants paid properly.
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