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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.

November 28, 2011 - 3:14pm •
The Public Service Alliance of Canada opened negotiations with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency with an exchange of bargaining proposals between the parties on November 10, 2011.
November 2, 2011 - 12:50pm •
The PSAC BC Young Workers Caucus has created a document designed to assist Locals in getting young workers involved and active in the Union.The 8-page Guide To Involving Young Workers is full of tips, ideas, and resources for Local Executive members who want to engage and empower the next generation of leadership. Download it now, or contact Monica Urrutia for a supply of printed copies for your Local.
October 3, 2011 - 1:36pm •
The PSAC won an important fight to protect union members' rights in the workplace with the Public Service Labour Relations Board's decision that the Treasury Board contravened the collective agreement, including the “No Discrimination” clause, when it prohibited members from posting campaign materials to protect their pensions.
September 28, 2011 - 2:11pm •
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September 15, 2011 - 5:50pm •
Five years after a Parliament passed a law that was supposed to 'modernize' the federal public service and we are still waiting for a fairer staffing process and a balance between the political rights of workers and an impartial public service.
August 30, 2011 - 3:40pm •
The Canadian Human Rights Act recognizes environmental sensitivities as a disability, therefore, they must be considered as any other medical condition. More and more employees report having adverse reactions to substances commonly found in the workplace environment.  Products such as perfumes, certain foods, certain cleaning or latex products, can trigger reactions in some people from mild to serious.
August 10, 2011 - 10:00am •
Consumers will face new and higher riskVANCOUVER, Aug. 10, 2011 /CNW/ - Ottawa plans to dump inspection of dozens of meat plants on the British Columbia government in a move that will expose unwitting BC consumers to heightened risk of eating contaminated meat products, according to the Agriculture Union - PSAC, which represents federal food safety inspectors.
July 19, 2011 - 8:01pm •
The CFIA bargaining team met in Ottawa last week to prioritize bargaining demands in preparation for negotiations with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.
June 29, 2011 - 12:45pm •
PSAC members have the right to promote and build our union in the workplace. Members have the right to be kept informed on the employer’s premises during non-work time, before or after shifts and during paid or unpaid breaks and lunch periods. This is the law.

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