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Treasury Board

There are approximately 12,000 PSAC members in BC who work for the Treasury Board, in a huge variety of jobs. Here is a collection of news and bargaining information related to Treasury Board. For more information visit the national website.

April 23, 2015 - 9:27pm •
PSAC has been in the media a fair amount over the past couple of days with reaction to the government's announcement that it plans to eliminate the existing sick leave provisions for federal public service workers, whether or not an agreement is reached at the bargaining table. Here's a media round-up. CBC's Power & Politics - Interview with Robyn Benson, PSAC National President (skip to 26:55 in the clip)
April 22, 2015 - 5:01pm •
The federal government announced in the budget that it plans to eliminate the existing sick leave provisions for federal public service workers, whether or not an agreement is reached at the bargaining table. All PSAC members should know that our union will not be intimidated by this threat.  Any move by the government to make unilateral changes to our collective agreement is a violation of our constitutional Charter rights to bargain collectively without government interference.
April 22, 2015 - 5:00pm •
The federal government said today it will eliminate the existing sick leave provisions for federal public service workers, whether or not an agreement is reached at the bargaining table. “The government is putting a time limit on the collective bargaining process and trying to pre-determine the outcome of bargaining, ” said Robyn Benson, PSAC National President. “That’s simply unacceptable. ”
April 21, 2015 - 8:05pm •
In the wake of the toxic fuel spill in Vancouver harbor, the Public Service Alliance of Canada is calling on the government to immediately re-open Kitsilano Coast Guard Station and invest in marine safety and environmental protection.
April 15, 2015 - 8:06pm •
Please see the attached notice from PSAC National President Robyn Benson regarding National Public Service Week activities in June. At the March 2015 meeting of the National Board of Directors, we once again called for a boycott of NPSW. Tony Clement and the Conservative government are at the Treasury Board, Parks and CFIA bargaining tables intent on dismantling our sick leave and benefits and at CRA the employer refuses to bargain meaningfully.
March 31, 2015 - 6:21pm •
PSAC members across BC are organizing bargaining solidarity events - standing together for healthy workplaces and protesting proposed government changes to sick leave and cuts to public services. Here are some photos.
March 31, 2015 - 12:33pm •
Grievances, and the timelines for filing and responding to them, are important elements when it comes to workplace problem solving. When representing a member by filing a grievance, timelines - as set out in the Collective Agreement - must be respected. Here are some flowcharts that will help PSAC Stewards effectively represent members.
March 27, 2015 - 11:23pm •
PSAC is very pleased to announce that it has reached an agreement with Treasury Board on the establishment of a joint task force on mental health. PSAC tabled the proposal in January to ensure a more proactive approach to improving mental health. Following negotiations this week with Treasury Board, the parties agreed on the makeup, responsibilities and timelines for the task force on mental health.
March 16, 2015 - 10:43pm •
What you need to know about Treasury Board’s new process The Treasury Board’s new performance management policy went into effect on April 1, 2014. There is now a detailed process in place to conduct performance assessments. These assessments can have a significant impact on your employment and you need to know your rights and obligations during each stage of the process. 
March 10, 2015 - 5:49pm •
On March 9th, just over 1,300 PSAC members in our Treasury Board units in BC participated in a live telephone town hall meeting with Robyn Benson, PSAC National President, Bob Jackson, PSAC BC's Regional Executive Vice-President, and Seth Sazant, Lead Negotiator at the TC Table. Robyn, Bob and Seth provided an update on bargaining with our Treasury Board units, talked about solidarity events, political action and the upcoming election, and took questions from PSAC members. Listen in to the audio below ...

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