PSAC declares impasse in negotiations with feds over wages, as unions, feds navigate inflation, ‘hybrid work’ model
With the union looking for a 4.5 per cent annual increase, the government's offer—an average of 1.75 per cent, according to PSAC—was the 'tipping point' that led to impasse, says PSAC national president Chris Aylward.
Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada president Jennifer Carr, left, Public Service Alliance of Canada national president Chris Aylward. Carr says that telework guidance from the federal government has largely been based on pre-pandemic policies. Photographs courtesy of PIPSC, PSAC