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August 2012

You are invited to read about the following Public Service Commission activities in support of organizations.

Selection for retention or lay-off services
The Public Service Commission (PSC) can guide you in making the right choice when dealing with selection for retention or lay-off. The PSC provides reliable access to human resources specialists and assessment professionals who together provide comprehensive support to organizations.

Priority Administration update
The Public Service Commission, with its new initiatives to increase the effectiveness, efficiency and transparency of the Priority Administration Program, continues to support organizations in a collaborative way as they implement Budget 2012.

Information on workforce management
The Public Service Commission (PSC)’s Web-site features workforce management resources. The workforce management toolkit brings together the suite of PSC information available to organizations under the Public Service Employment Act. You will find the Guide on Selection of Employees for Retention or Lay-off is now supported by an Assessment Module.

Exclusion approval order and regulation regarding alternation
The Appointment or Deployment of Alternates Exclusion Approval Order and Appointment or Deployment of Alternates Regulations came into effect on April 10, 2012.

Transition measure: official languages
The Public Service Commission has implemented a workforce transition measure to allow organizations to place affected individuals whose official language results are over five years old, while respecting merit and the Official Languages Act.