November 21, 2011 - 11:17am •
Your TC Bargaining Team met with Treasury Board on November 15-17, 2011. We are reporting some progress, although many issues still need to be discussed.
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.
November 1, 2011 - 1:38pm •
PSAC has joined with the Council of Canadians and others to file for intervener status in a lawsuit seeking to prevent the closure of the Canadian Wheat Board.
October 12, 2011 - 4:38pm •
Bargaining Team continues to demand parity with other federal enforcement workers.Our FB bargaining team met with Treasury Board and CBSA representatives in Ottawa the week of October 3rd to continue negotiations for a new contract. Talks over the course of the four days focussed on our proposals concerning pension reform, VSSA and non-VSSA scheduling, seniority rights and severance.
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 30, 2011 - 1:41pm •
The second full session of TC bargaining, held September 21-23, got off to a rocky start. During this session, the TC bargaining team sent a clear message to the employer: find ways to address our legitimate proposals.
September 28, 2011 - 2:11pm •
September 28, 2011 - 2:04pm •
September 19, 2011 - 5:30pm •
Bargaining Team continues to demand fair scheduling practices, seniority rights and pension reform.Our FB bargaining team met with Treasury Board and CBSA representatives in Ottawa the week of September 12th to continue negotiations for a new contract. Talks over the course of the four days focussed on our proposals concerning VSSA and non-VSSA scheduling, seniority rights and early retirement for CBSA workers.
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.