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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: Treasury Board, CRA, Parks Canada, and FB group.

Specific regional bargaining updates

November 13, 2019 - 1:03pm •
PSAC is happy to announce that a new collective agreement has been ratified by the members of Local 20500 who work for the Corps of Commissionaires, Victoria the Islands and Yukon. The new contract, which expires in March 2021, contains significant wage increases over the three-year term, particularly for members at the lower end of the wage scale and for mobile patrol positions.
November 6, 2019 - 11:05am •
The Commissionaires bargaining team, comprised of John Davies, David Schinbein, Nancy Sermons and Erna Post are pleased to announce that a tentative agreement for members working at the Corps of Commissionaires, Victoria the Islands and Yukon has been achieved. The bargaining team last met with the employer on November 4 and worked hard alongside a mediator to reach a fair tentative agreement, which the team is recommending that the membership vote in favour of.
October 29, 2019 - 9:48am •
The Local 20500 bargaining team, representing 400 PSAC members employed by the Commissionaires Victoria, the Islands and Yukon, met with the employer and a government appointed mediator on October 11 and 18 in an attempt to reach an agreement.
September 9, 2019 - 9:31am •
The Liberal government has squandered one last pre-election opportunity to deliver a fair deal at the bargaining table for PSAC members, as well as to provide proper compensation for damages caused by the Phoenix pay system. 
September 6, 2019 - 2:18pm •
The Local 20500 bargaining team, representing 400 PSAC members employed by the Commissionaires Victoria, the Islands and Yukon, met with the employer the week of August 25 and again the week of September 2 in Victoria. The team was pleased to see that there was a distinct change in tone and in the approach to bargaining, largely due to the fact that the employer made adjustments to their team since the last meeting in July.
August 26, 2019 - 11:21am •
PSAC's IMP bargaining team met with the company in Vancouver for three days with the help of a conciliator last week. The team was hopeful IMP would address their workplace concerns and that a new contract would be negotiated without having to go to arbitration. Unfortunately, based on the minimal movement by the employer, PSAC is filing for arbitration. The bargaining team is fighting for fair treatment of all members working at IMP. The table below shows the union's position on key issues, and the company’s response to them:

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