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Questions for a Life Coach

Boss Trouble Question: My manager won’t let me make any decisions on my own. She complains about everything I do. I hate going in to work and have used up almost all my sick days. Answer: If you are feeling … Continue reading

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Ask the Local Q&A’s

  Question: I joined the Public Service in December 2010 and had a pre-existing medical condition. For the 1st three months of my employment, the health issues were not a problem. However, they have recurred recently and I may need … Continue reading

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Questions for a Life Coach

Job Loss and Financial Worries Question: My husband’s company is downsizing and his hours are going to be cut. It is only a matter of time before his position is cut completely. We are worried about our finances and what … Continue reading

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Ask the Local – Q & A’s

Question – I have been on sick leave without pay for a year and a half. My employer advised me that my substantive position is being filled with an indeterminate employee and, if and when I return to work, I … Continue reading

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Questions for a Life Coach

Office Romances Question: I met someone at work and we really hit it off. We talk and laugh and things just click, but I’m not sure if I should take that next step and ask him out. Answer: I have … Continue reading

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Pay Equity legislation

Pay Equity legislation Pay Equity legislation, enacted in 1988, addresses gender discrimination in compensation for work performed by employees in female job classes compared to male jobs within the organization. The Public Service Alliance of Canada waged a court battle … Continue reading

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Dealing with Stress

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Coach’s Couch

Question: My common law spouse has been out of work for 8 months. Each day I watch as he falls deeper and deeper into a state of depression. I try to keep his spirits up, but it’s taking a toll … Continue reading

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Mental Health and the Workplace

Mental health problems and illnesses are the leading cause of workplace disability in Canada, representing 15 percent of Canada’s burden of disease. A Canadian Medical Association study in 2008 indicated that only 23 percent of Canadians surveyed said they would … Continue reading

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Disability Insurance Publications

Disability Insurance Publications http://www.psac.com/documents/what/di_ai-e.pdf For the most current information concerning DI and Pensions related questions please visit the Treasury Board publications DISABILITY INSURANCE: www.tbs-sct.gc.ca/Pubs_pol/hrpubs/TB_865/disinsplan_e.html

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