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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, FB group, and CFIA

Specific regional updates

May 27, 2015 - 9:33am •
May 21, 2015 - 12:19pm •
Are you upset about the government’s interference in the collective bargaining process and its latest attempt to curb our right to free collective bargaining? PSAC members in BC rallied on Monday to send a message to the government - legislating any changes to collective agreements is not acceptable!
May 20, 2015 - 2:27pm •
Due to unforeseen technical difficulties the PSAC conference call information is not working. For the May 21, 2015 meeting, scheduled from 5:30 pm to 7 pm, please use the following conference call information:
May 15, 2015 - 5:07pm •
OTTAWA, May 15, 2015 /CNW/ - Canada's 18 federal public service unions met earlier this week to decide their next move in response to the tabling of Division 20 of Bill C-59, the Budget Implementation Act (BIA), which gives the government the authority to unilaterally amend the sick leave provisions of the collective agreements covering employees of the core public service.
May 12, 2015 - 5:33pm •
The PSAC has begun the ratification process of the FNHA/DCL 22000 tentative agreement.  Members within Metro Vancouver should attend one of two meetings being held at SFU Harbour Centre, Room 1535, 515 W. Hastings Street, Vancouver in order to cast a vote. Wednesday, May 20 - 12 noon – 1 PM Thursday, May 21 - 5:30 – 7:00 PM  Download a copy of the ratification kit here. (hard copies will also be available at the meetings)
May 11, 2015 - 7:02pm •
We sat down on Friday afternoon with Bob Jackson, PSAC's Regional Executive Vice President for BC, for a chat about Bill C-59, PSAC's response, and next steps. Here's a quick video.
April 30, 2015 - 5:13pm •
PSAC members rallied in Quebec City this afternoon to stand up for collective bargaining rights and oppose the federal Conservative government's unilateral action against sick leave benefits.
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. ”

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