On November 1, 2014, the Public Service Labour Relations and Employment Board (PSLREB) was created. The PSLREB was created when the Public Service Labour Relations Board (PSLRB) and the Public Service Staffing Tribunal (PSST) merged. This PSST website is in the process of being phased out in favour of the new PSLREB website. During a period of transition, this PSST website will continue to provide archived reports, decisions, and transitional information. Please visit the new PSLREB website for the most recent content.
Please note: The Tribunal's decisions are posted on our website and include the name of the parties and witnesses as well as all relevant information.
The Public Service Employment Act (the PSEA) provides the Tribunal with the authority to consider, assist with resolving, hear and decide complaints involving:
For more detailed information on the complaint process and Tribunal procedures, please consult your union representative, HR specialist or the Procedural Guide. If you choose to be represented during the complaint process, it is your responsibility to advise your representative as soon as possible that you have filed a complaint.
All complaints must be filed within 15 calendar days following the date on which the employee who is complaining received notice of the appointment, proposed appointment, revocation or lay-off that is the subject of the complaint or, in the case of a public notice, 15 days after the date of the notice [s. 10 of the Regulations].
The complainant may use a complaint form to make his or her complaint. Even though the use of a form is not obligatory a complaint must be filed in writing and must include the following information (s. 11 of the Regulations):
11. A complaint must be filed with the Executive Director in writing and must include
The complaint must be addressed to the Executive Director as follows:
Public Service Staffing Tribunal
240 Sparks Street, 6th Floor West
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A5