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CFIA

News and information relating to CFIA. For the collective agreement and more, vist the CFIA section at the national website.

January 26, 2018 - 10:26am •
PSAC is holding 2 in-person and 2 on-line webinar meetings for CFIA members in B.C. All of the latest CFIA bargaining and ratification information can be found at the national website. Voting Period The electronic vote will open on January 22, 2018 and close on February 22, 2018 at 12 noon EST. Note: members can attend scheduled meetings and webinars prior to January 22 but will not be able to cast a ballot until the 22nd. In-person sessions
January 18, 2018 - 10:27am •
Hello fellow PSAC members, I met with Randall Garrison, Member of Parliament for Esquimalt—Saanich—Sooke, on January 16th. Randall has committed to assisting PSAC members in his riding to the best of his abilities on the Phoenix issue. He has committed to working with me as the PSAC Vancouver Island Coordinator. In order to help raise public awareness and support, Randall would like to have examples of the Phoenix pay issues that his constituents have been experiencing.
January 16, 2018 - 10:12am •
PSAC has scheduled training for pay advocates, normally local officers or stewards, that have been assisting members with Phoenix issues. This training will provide information and training on tools specifically for assisting those with pay issues.  It will also provide information on our key objectives in pressuring the government to address and resolve Phoenix.  Objectives of the 1-day course include
January 2, 2018 - 10:28am •
December 12, 2017 - 12:19pm •
Vancouver – On December 13, the last government pay day before Christmas, federal public service workers in Vancouver are rallying to raise awareness about the Phoenix pay system and to call on the government to take the measures necessary to ensure they are paid correctly and on time. Date: Wednesday, December 13, 2017 Time: 12PM – 1PM Location: Harbour Centre, 555 West Hastings, Vancouver The Phoenix payroll system used by the federal government has been riddled with problems since it was rolled out in early 2016.
December 7, 2017 - 2:17pm •
The Public Service Alliance of Canada will be holding an electronic vote for members of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency to ratify the tentative agreement between PSAC and CFIA. The voting period will be from January 15 to February 15, 2018.
October 31, 2017 - 10:00am •
PSAC members in communities across the province took action against the Phoenix pay system and other issues during October and early November. Here are some photos and reports from around the region.
October 23, 2017 - 12:40pm •
Our bargaining team met with the employer in Ottawa from October 16 to 20, 2017. The parties had productive discussions on all outstanding issues. Although no agreement was reached this week, we remain optimistic that a negotiated settlement could be reached when we are back at the bargaining table November 6-10, 2017.
September 25, 2017 - 11:40am •
Our bargaining team met with the employer in Ottawa from September 19 to 22, 2017. Although progress is slow, the parties worked hard this week on all outstanding issues at the table and agreed to focus on priority areas. We are encouraged by the fact that the Employer removed the serious concessions that had been previously tabled under “Agency Transformation / Building For the Future”.

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