Public Service Staffing Tribunal | Tribunal de la dotation de la fonction publique
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Website in transition!

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.


Nearly 90% of all closed complaint files have been resolved without a hearing.

The Public Service Staffing Tribunal (the “Tribunal”) is an independent, quasi-judicial body established under the Public Service Employment Act (PSEA) to address complaints related to internal appointments and lay-offs in the federal public service.

The Tribunal conducts hearings, settlement conferences and mediation sessions in order to resolve complaints. In fulfilling its mandate, the Tribunal fosters fair and transparent staffing practices, contributes to a public service that is based on merit, embodies linguistic duality and human rights, and strives for excellence.

Important Information about Lay-off Complaints