The Joint Learning Program

The Joint Learning Program (JLP) provides a unique opportunity for unionized public servants and their managers in the Core Public Administration to come together to build a healthier, more productive workplace. The JLP is mandated to improve workplace relationships and deepen understanding of the respective roles and responsibilities of the Union and the Employer in the workplace. Participants can choose to take part in one of seven different workshops, each of which has been designed to achieve the goals of the JLP. Each workshop is led by trained volunteer facilitators, who come from the Union and from the management.

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  • JLP welcomes new facilitators from CFIA

    The JLP is very proud to welcome 17 new facilitators under a pilot partnership agreement between JLP (Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC)-Treasury Board Secretariat (TBS)), the PSAC Agriculture Union, and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA).

    CFIA managers and employees participated in a JLP Orientation Session to learn facilitation skills for the delivery of JLP workshops in their organization throughout Canada. The learning activity took place in Ottawa, Ontario from February 25 to March 1st.

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  • International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination

    Each year, March 21 marks the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination. 

    Through the workshops it offers, the JLP is proud to address racial discrimination and harassment, and promote the respect and inclusion of all federal public sector employees.

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  • The JLP at the 2019 Career Boot Camp in Quebec

    The Joint Learning Program (JLP) was present at the 2019 Career Boot Camps, which took place on February 27 in Montreal and on March 5 in Quebec City. Organized by the Canada School of Public Service and the Federal Youth Network, these events are an excellent opportunity to promote the benefits of the JLP to managers and employees in the public service. 

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This Week in the JLP View All ›

  • 26
    March
    Understanding the Collective Agreement
    Vancouver, BC • English
    Employment and Social Development Canada
  • 27
    March
    Labour-Management Consultation
    2 days • Edmonton, AB • English
    Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada
  • 27
    March
    Respecting Differences and Anti-discrimination
    2 days • Esquimalt, BC • English
    Department of National Defence
  • 28
    March
    Respecting Differences and Anti-discrimination
    Regina, SK • English
    Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs