Member benefits

COVID-19: Changes to the Public Service Health Care Plan

Friday, April 3, 2020

Due to COVID-19, PSAC has agreed with the employer to make some temporary amendments to the Public Service Health Care Plan, which will assist members in accessing the services that they need.  

These changes include:

  • Extension of the Emergency Benefit while travelling to 60 days from 40

The following changes will be made up until April 24, 2020:

Victory: PSAC wins major improvements to Public Service Dental Plan

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

After lengthy negotiations and an arbitration process, PSAC has won a major victory for the Public Service Dental Care Plan, which will result in substantial improvements for your coverage.

“The government dragged this process out by trying to get us to accept reduced coverage for our members,” said Chris Aylward, National President of the Public Service Alliance of Canada. “But our position has always been that our members deserve better, and I’m very pleased that the arbitration panel agreed with us.”

Benefits of Being a PSAC/UTE Member

Some of the benefits of being a PSAC/UTE member

Public Service Alliance of Canada members get real value for their union dues. When you sign a PSAC membership card you’ve got one of the country’s largest public sector unions backing you up. To give you even more for your money, the PSAC has negotiated special discounts with outside suppliers.