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Parks Canada

Information for PSAC members working at Parks Canada. For more information and the Collective Agreement, visit the national website.

March 18, 2013 - 8:42am •
Sick leave is a negotiated benefitSick leave provisions in collective agreements are a negotiated benefit for public sector workers who get sick; they are not a benefit for those who are healthy. Sick leave ensures workers are well enough to provide quality public services.Any changes to the current sick leave provisions are a matter for negotiations between the PSAC and the federal government
February 20, 2013 - 12:51pm •
PSAC members at Parks Canada have voted in favour of the tentative agreement reached Nov. 26, 2012.The union negotiated two breakthroughs:
January 18, 2013 - 1:02pm •
We have had many inquiries from PSAC members about the new Family Day holiday in BC, which is coming up in February. Federal public sector collective agreements provide for 11 designated paid holidays, including a day in the opinion of the employer to be a provincial or civic holiday. Currently the civic holiday recognized by federal government employers is the first Monday in August. This means that federal public sector workers in BC will not be granted Family Day here in BC.Here is an example from the PA Agreement.
January 18, 2013 - 10:28am •
Here is the schedule for the Parks Canada ratification votes in BC
December 20, 2012 - 1:41pm •
November 26, 2012 - 10:35am •
Your PSAC bargaining team has reached a tentative agreement with Parks Canada Agency.This package includes salary increases identical to our PA, SV, and EB settlements: 1.75, 1.5 and 2% over three years, with retroactivity.Like others negotiated by PSAC, the Parks agreement also includes additional monetary improvements that benefit a significant number of members:
October 19, 2012 - 10:46am •
PSAC has asked the Public Service Labour Relations Board to mediate its four year dispute with Parks Canada over which positions are deemed « essential » in the case of a strike or lockout.According to the Public Service Labour Relations Act both sides are supposed to come to an agreement on which services need to be provided to ensure the safety of the public in the event of a work stoppage.
October 19, 2012 - 10:42am •
Yesterday the government crammed through Bill C-45, incorporating hundreds of pages of major legislative changes that Canadians have not been consulted on. This government knows it would lose public support if each of these initiatives were opened up to public scrutiny and debate.
June 12, 2012 - 12:54pm •
VANCOUVER, June 12, 2012 /CNW/ - Surfers and swimmers at the popular Long Beach in Pacific Rim National Park are at risk after federal cuts this month removed four lifeguards who have been in place each summer for nearly 40 years, says their union.The concerns of the Public Service Alliance of Canada, the union representing workers at Parks Canada, are echoed by Tofino's mayor and the Tofino-Long Beach Chamber of Commerce.
May 24, 2012 - 1:23pm •
*** To: PSAC Activists in BCAs you know, National Public Services Week is taking place June 10th – 16th, under the theme “Celebrating our Commitment!”


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