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Ottawa’s plan for hybrid work flawed, public service unions say – National
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Ottawa’s plan for hybrid work flawed, public service unions say – National

Federal public service unions say the government’s plan to get employees back to the office is confusing, disjointed and jeopardizing health and safety. The Treasury Board of Canada released its guidelines on hybrid work arrangements in May, tasking government departments with deciding “whether the location of work can be made flexible, to what extent, and how.”Deputy heads will make decisions about health and safety in the context of how their organization runs, guided by public health authorities and workplace health and safety committees, said Barb Couperus, Treasury Board spokesperson, in a statement Thursday. Read more: Remote, hybrid work dividing Canadian employees as many required on-site Over the coming months, she said departments will gather evide...