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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.

May 30, 2013 - 9:00am •
In the summer of 2012, our members started hearing rumours that Treasury Board was planning to start paying employees “pay in arrears”. This means that instead of being paid in real time, you would be paid for the two preceding weeks. Eventually, when you leave your employment, you will be paid the final two weeks owing to you. No matter how you look at it, this would create a hardship for our members because in order to implement the new system, the employer is going to have to hold back two weeks of pay.
May 21, 2013 - 12:38pm •
Collective bargaining for a new contract for TC members has taken too long. Little progress is being made at the table.  PSAC filed for the appointment of a Public Interest Commission this year, and the Commission issued a majority report that supported many of PSACs proposals.  But the employer has so far rejected our requests to return to the bargaining table.
May 10, 2013 - 10:36am •
Now that Treasury Board has presented a final offer to the FB Bargaining Team, it’s time for them to also return to the TC Bargaining Table.Since the TC Public Interest Commission made its recommendations public in mid-January, PSAC has indicated our willingness to return to the bargaining table using the report as a roadmap to a negotiated settlement.
May 9, 2013 - 2:55pm •
1.  What is an Essential Services Agreement (ESA)? An ESA is a written agreement between the Union and the employer that certain work duties are essential to the safety and security of the public and must continue during a strike.  ESA's are required by the Public Service Labour Relations Act (PSLRA)
May 2, 2013 - 12:00am •
Although almost four months have passed since the Public Interest Commission released its recommendations to settle a new contract for the TC Group, Treasury Board says it is still not ready to return to the bargaining table. We want a fair contract now!
April 23, 2013 - 1:07pm •
The Joint Learning Program (JLP) in conjunction with the Pacific Federal Council (PFC), and graciously hosted by Service Canada, invites you to participate in our 2013 Summer Learning Series, taking place in Vancouver BC at Harbour Centre.
April 18, 2013 - 8:16am •
On April 12, 2013, Treasury Board issued a letter to all Heads of Human Resources and Chiefs of Compensation in federal departments and agencies regarding Records of Employment.  The letter states:“… the ROEs should be coded as code G (workforce reduction), when an employee leaves the CPA, under one of the following circumstances:
March 19, 2013 - 12:24pm •
PSAC is calling on the government to recognize that austerity isn't working – Canadians have lost services they need and job cuts are hurting the economy. You can't create jobs and prosperity by cutting jobs and services.
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
March 15, 2013 - 11:46am •
PSAC is ready to return to the bargaining table using the recommendations of the Public Interest Commission as the basis for negotiating a tentative agreement, your Union told Treasury Board last month.The recommendations of the PIC were released by the Public Service Labour Relations Board in mid-January. After studying the report, the TC Bargaining Team confirmed that it is prepared to use the recommendations as a road map to a negotiated settlement.

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