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An Excel database used to gather and analyze answers from the Audit Program questions in order to fulfill the audit objectives. The audit covered the period of April 1, 2016, to November 30, 2016. The objectives of the System-Wide Staffing Audit were: to determine progress on implementing the New Direction in Staffing requirements; to assess adherence to the Public Service Employment Act (PSEA) and other applicable statutes, the Appointment Policy, and the Appointment Delegation and Accountability Instrument; and to gauge stakeholders' awareness and understanding of New Direction in Staffing requirements as well as their roles and responsibilities. The questions were used to assess adherence to the PSEA and other applicable statutes, the Appointment Policy, and the Appointment Delegation and Accountability Instrument.

Last Updated: Jul. 12, 2019
Date Published: Jul. 10, 2019
Organization: Public Service Commission of Canada
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Keywords:  PSC, Public Service Commission, System-Wide Staffing Audit, Audit, New Direction in Staffing, PSEA, Public Service Employment Act, Appointment Policy, Appointment Delegation and Accountability Instrument
Federal

As part of the pilot System-Wide Staffing Audit (pilot audit), a questionnaire was administered to sub-delegated persons and staffing advisors associated with the sample of 386 appointments across the 25 organizations participating in the pilot audit. The purpose of the questionnaire was to provide the Public Service Commission (PSC) with a better understanding of the staffing environment and to contextualize findings of the pilot audit, by gauging these stakeholders’ awareness and understanding of the New Direction in Staffing (NDS), and of their own roles and responsibilities.

These questionnaire results represent a “snapshot” in time: responses were gathered during the early summer of 2017, and were based on perceptions one year after the implementation of the NDS in April 2016. These results were integrated with pilot audit findings stemming from the review of organizational staffing systems and compliance of appointments, which was finalized in 2018.

Last Updated: Mar. 18, 2020
Date Published: Mar. 18, 2020
Organization: Public Service Commission of Canada
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Keywords:  PSC, Public Service Commission, System-Wide Staffing Audit, Audit, New Direction in Staffing, PSEA, Public Service Employment Act, Appointment Policy, Appointment Delegation and Accountability Instrument
Federal

The SNPS is an important tool for understanding public servants' perceptions of the public service staffing system as well as their awareness of their legal rights and responsibilities regarding political activities. The information gathered in the survey will be used to identify current and emerging trends at government-wide and organizational levels, to inform potential improvements to staffing policies and practices, and better target efforts to safeguard non-partisanship within the federal public service. The survey will provide vital information to managers, human resources advisors and Deputies to improve staffing within their own organizations, and to the Public Service Commission (PSC) on the staffing system as a whole. The information will also be used to support reporting to Parliament via the PSC's Annual Report.

Last Updated: Mar. 23, 2022
Date Published: Mar. 1, 2022
Organization: Public Service Commission of Canada
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Keywords:  PSC, Public Service Commission, SNPS, Staffing and Non-Partisanship Survey, staffing activities, political activities, merit, fairness, transparency
Federal

Provide an overview of:
- the federal public service appointment framework;
- the responsibilities of the Public Service Commission (PSC) and deputy heads (DH); and
- PSC services and current initiatives.

Last Updated: Jun. 24, 2020
Date Published: Jun. 23, 2020
Organization: Public Service Commission of Canada
Formats: PPTX DOCX HTML
Keywords:  federal public service appointment framework, staffing, staffing system, delegation, Public Service Commission, PSC, PSC services, deputy head, responsibilities
Federal

The Public Service Commission’s (PSC) Staffing Dashboard provides timely and relevant data on staffing activities and trends that will give deputy heads, hiring managers and human resources specialists a broader understanding of staffing within their organizations and the public service as a whole. The Staffing Dashboard is an integral feature of the PSC’s New Direction in Staffing (NDS), which includes the renewed Appointment Policy and delegation instrument, effective as of April 1, 2016. The Staffing Dashboard contains information on organizations subject to the Public Service Employment Act only. The purpose of the Staffing Dashboard is to share data available at the PSC with organizations.

Last Updated: Sep. 17, 2021
Date Published: Mar. 29, 2021
Organization: Public Service Commission of Canada
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Keywords:  PSC, Public Service Commission, Staffing Dashboard, PSEA, Public Service Employment Act, Staffing, Staffing Tool, Staffing activities
Federal

The Survey of Staffing (SOS) is a tool that the Public Service Commission of Canada (PSC) uses to monitor employees’ perceptions of staffing activity within the federal public service and to gauge awareness of their legal rights and responsibilities regarding political activities.

Last Updated: Feb. 11, 2021
Date Published: Dec. 15, 2017
Organization: Public Service Commission of Canada
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Keywords:  PSC, Public Service Commission, SOS, Survey of Staffing
Federal

Hiring activities refers to indeterminate and term appointments to the public service, the hiring of casuals as per subsection 50(1) of the Public Service Employment Act (PSEA) and the hiring of students under the Student Employment Programs Participants Exclusion Approval Order. Indeterminate and term appointments to the public service include appointments from the general public, including former casuals, students and employees of government organizations that are not subject to the PSEA. Staffing activities to and within the public service include appointments to the public service as well as promotions, lateral and downward movements and acting appointments of indeterminate and term employees. Deployments of employees within or between organizations that are subject to the PSEA are counted in lateral and downward movements.

Last Updated: Dec. 4, 2020
Date Published: Oct. 31, 2016
Organization: Public Service Commission of Canada
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Keywords:  PSC, PSEA, Public Service Employment Act, Public Service Commission, Hires, Appointment, Promotion, Acting, Staffing activities
Federal

This document summarizes key trends on employment equity of applicants and appointments as well as trends in recruitment, promotions, departures and employment equity representation for the senior executive cadre of the public service. This report also examines movement in and out of senior executive groups, employment equity representation of their members, and the characteristics of the most common senior executive feeder groups.

Last Updated: May 12, 2021
Date Published: Feb. 2, 2021
Organization: Public Service Commission of Canada
Formats: PDF DOCX HTML
Keywords:  PSC, PSEA, Public Service Employment Act, Public Service Commission, Hires, Appointment, Promotion, Staffing activities, Senior Executives
Federal

The Ex Gratia Payments Audit was recommended for inclusion in the Veterans Affairs Canada (VAC) Multi-Year Risk-Based Internal Audit Plan 2010-2013 by VAC’s Departmental Audit Committee (DAC) on March 18, 2010. The purpose of the audit was to examine the adequacy of controls put in place for the processing of applications for ex gratia payments. The audit fieldwork was substantially completed on December 15, 2010. Ex gratia payments are one-time payments for a fixed duration of time and stringent pre-set eligibility and entitlement criteria are applied.

Last Updated: Feb. 24, 2022
Date Published: Apr. 29, 2011
Organization: Veterans Affairs Canada
Formats: PDF HTML
Keywords:  Veterans Affairs Canada, VAC, Internal auditing, Evaluation, Ex Gratia Payments, Veterans
Federal

The SNPS is an important tool for understanding public servants' perceptions of the public service staffing system as well as their awareness of their legal rights and responsibilities regarding political activities. The information gathered in the survey will be used to identify current and emerging trends at government-wide and organizational levels, to inform potential improvements to staffing policies and practices, and better target efforts to safeguard non-partisanship within the federal public service. The survey will provide vital information to managers, human resources advisors and Deputies to improve staffing within their own organizations, and to the Public Service Commission (PSC) on the staffing system as a whole. The information will also be used to support reporting to Parliament via the PSC's Annual Report.

Last Updated: Mar. 18, 2022
Date Published: Feb. 20, 2019
Organization: Public Service Commission of Canada
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Keywords:  PSC, Public Service Commission, SNPS, Staffing and Non-Partisanship Survey, staffing activities, political activities, merit, fairness, transparency
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