Jonquière, January 16, 2018 – The Public Service Alliance of Canada is inviting the media to a press conference at which two PSAC members, federal public service workers, will speak out about the Phoenix pay system problems they have been enduring for almost six months.
Problems caused by the rollout of Phoenix have been plaguing more than 150,000 federal public service employees since February 2016. Some 1,500 employees in Sagueay-Lac-St-Jean are paid under the system. Frustration has complelled two of them to come forward in the hope of a resolution to their situation and an apology from the government, their employer.
They will be accompagnied by their PSAC representatives, Daniel Gagnon and Hugues Bolduc of Union of Taxation Employees Local 10004 (Jonquière Taxation Cenre), and Magali Picard, Regional Executive Vice-President of PSAC-Quebec.
Event: Affected Members Speak Out about Phoenix Pay System
Where: Saguenay-Lac-St-Jean Boardroom of the FTQ Office
2679, Du Royaume Boulevard
Jonquière QC G7S 5T1
When: Wednesday, January 17, 2018, 10 a.m.
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Marc-André Gobeil, President Sagueany-Lac-St-Jean-Chibougamau-Chapais, PSAC Area Council, 418-720-0862, firstname.lastname@example.org