Federal departments eyeing mid-September return to office, but unions pushing back
With many employees working well remotely for more than two-and-a-half years because of the COVID-19 pandemic, federal public service union leaders are wary of some of the government's back-to-office plans.
Treasury Board President Mona Fortier, pictured during a press conference on Jan. 25, 2021. According to the federal government's guidance on hybrid work released in May, the federal public service is 'committed to creating fair, flexible, healthy and safe workplaces where a hybrid workforce can deliver results for Canadians.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade