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Bargaining

PSAC negotiates wages and working conditions for employees in almost 150 Locals and in hundreds of workplaces in our region. See below for national and regional updates.

Visit the national website for specific updates on all current national negotiations

Currently bargaining: CRA, Parks CanadaSSO, and FB group,

Specific regional updates

April 19, 2018 - 9:08am •
Federal firefighters in B.C. now enjoy the same coverage as municipal counterparts The Public Service Alliance of Canada is pleased to see that the B.C. government recently passed Bill 9, which contains changes to the provincial Workers Compensation Act that adds federally employed firefighters to the list of eligible occupations that are covered by presumptive cancer language.
April 6, 2018 - 3:01pm •
As a PSAC member working for the Treasury Board - FB Group, you will be voting on a tentative agreement with your employer between April 16 and May 31, 2018.
April 5, 2018 - 1:43am •
PSAC is holding in-person and on-line webinar meetings for Parks members in B.C. All of the latest Parks bargaining and ratification information, including the tenatative agreement, can be found at the national website. As per Regulation 15 of the PSAC Constitution, all members must attend a meeting – either by webinar or in-person – in order to cast a vote. UPDATE - we have added two more webinars
April 3, 2018 - 10:07am •
Our bargaining team traveled to Vancouver for a one-day meeting with the arbitrator and the employer to go over our arbitration submissions. The meeting was requested by IMP, but they largely repeated what had already been said in their written arguments. We continued to push for improvements on our main issues:
March 29, 2018 - 12:00am •
Yesterday, our bargaining team for the FB group reached a tentative agreement with the Treasury Board and Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), securing a respectful and fair collective agreement for these workers.
March 23, 2018 - 3:15pm •
Our Bargaining Conference was held last October (21,22) in Vancouver.  Delegates to the conference reviewed over eighty proposals and a final package of proposals was adopted and prioritized by the delegates in attendance. The following bargaining team and alternates were also elected at the conference. Bargaining team:  Joanne Hay Corinne Holzworth and Jen Horsley. Alternate team members are: Kathy Horst, Karen Hirst, Lori Bradbeer Bargaining was held in Vancouver March 22 and 23. PSAC and Purolator exchanged proposals and held preliminary discussions.
March 16, 2018 - 9:38am •
On Thursday, March 15th, we received the Public Interest Commission (PIC) recommendation concerning our contract dispute with Treasury Board/CBSA. The PIC recommendation is non-binding. It is intended to guide the parties in negotiations and help provide an avenue for the parties to make progress towards an agreement but neither party is obligated to follow the recommendations of the decision. 
March 14, 2018 - 8:51am •
As a PSAC member working for the Parks Canada, you  will be voting on a tentative agreement with your employer between March 19 and April 26, 2018.

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