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Terry Pedwell, The Canadian Press

The federal government says it’s preparing to address one of the key tax issues that has caused massive headaches for government employees overpaid by its problem-plagued civil service pay system. The Finance Department has drafted legislation that would see overpaid employees, regardless of who they work for, required to repay only the amounts deposited into […]

  • January 15, 2019 September 13, 2019
  • 15:15

Canada Post issued wide-ranging new contract offers to its employees Wednesday in the hope of preventing a work stoppage at the Crown corporation ahead of the busy holiday online shopping season, The Canadian Press has learned. The offers included “improvements to pay and benefits, adding job security for rural and suburban employees and no changes […]

  • October 4, 2018 September 13, 2019
  • 09:58

Rural and suburban postal workers across the country celebrated Thursday after an arbitrator ordered Canada Post to pay them more — much more — as part of a long-awaited pay equity decision. For a majority of the Crown agency’s mostly-female rural and suburban carriers, known as RSMCs, the ruling translates into a 25-per-cent pay hike, plus some increased […]

  • September 21, 2018 September 13, 2019
  • 09:30