‘All we ever wanted out of this was a working pay system, and if it's working pay system(s), we’re OK with that, too,’ says PIPSC president Debi Daviau.
Steve MacKinnon, parliamentary secretary to the minister of Public Services and Procurement, Treasury Board President Joyce Murray, parliamentary secretary to the president of the Treasury Board Greg Fergus, and PIPSC president Debi Daviau speak at a Next Generation pay system press conference on June 12. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia
The companies in the running to replace the Phoenix pay system say they’re okay with potentially sharing the job with a competitor, as the government muses having more than one payroll provider.
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