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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

August 27, 2013 - 5:01am •
The Union representing workers employed directly by the Vancouver Airport Authority has served 72 hour strike notice at the airport.Job action could begin as soon as Friday, August 30.Approximately 300 members of the Public Service Alliance of Canada/Union of Canadian Transportation Employees Local 20221 provide key services such as emergency response, international arrivals customer care, runway maintenance, airfield & approach lighting, passenger loading operations, maintenance and administrative services at the airport.
August 15, 2013 - 3:36pm •
After more than two years of protracted and often difficult negotiations, your TC Bargaining Team reached a tentative agreement with Treasury Board on August 1st. For more information about the tentative agreement, and to view the the ratification kit, visit the PSAC national website. Here in BC, the ratification process will take place August 19th through September 18th, and we expect to announce the results of the vote on September 19th.
August 12, 2013 - 12:00am •
A possible strike could cause delays for travelers arriving or departing from VancouverAirportin the near future, as workers represented by the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC)/Union of Canadian Transportation Employees (UCTE) have voted overwhelmingly in favour of job action.“Workers at the airport voted 83 percent in favour of strike action last week.” said Bob Jackson, PSAC Regional Executive Vice President for BC, ”PSAC members are united behind their Bargaining Team and prepared to walk the picket line if necessary.”
August 6, 2013 - 10:23am •
After more than two years of protracted and often difficult negotiations, the TC Bargaining Team has reached a tentative agreement with Treasury Board.The Memorandum of Settlement was signed at 4:20 AM on August 1st, after a marathon 18-hour bargaining session.If ratified by the membership, the new Collective Agreement will be retroactive to June 22, 2011, and will expire on June 21, 2014.
August 2, 2013 - 9:45am •
PSAC is calling on the Canadian Food Inspection Agency to return to the bargaining table, after the Public Interest Commission (PIC) tabled its recommendations last week.“The PIC report amply demonstrates that many of the demands of our bargaining team are justified,” said Chris Aylward, National Executive Vice-President of PSAC.
August 1, 2013 - 2:56pm •
PSAC is happy to announce that a new Collective Agreement has been ratified by members of UPCE Local 20095, working at Purolator Inc.Highlights of the new contract, which expires in December 2017 include:Wage increases of 3,3,3,3 and 4% over 5 yearsImprovements to pension, vision, and dental benefitsEnhanced coverage for LTDYour bargaining team sincerely thanks all members for your support during this round of bargaining - your actions in the workplace were invaluable and sent a stong message to our employer. SOLIDARITY!
August 1, 2013 - 11:55am •
Vancouver- Approximately 70 workers who fuel jet aircraft at Vancouver Airport have a new collective agreement.Members of the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) / Union of Canadian Transportation Employees (UCTE) Local 20221 working at GlobeGround Fuel Services voted Tuesday to ratify a tentative agreement reached last week.The three-year contract, which expires in November 2015, provides wage and shift premium increases as well as improvements to the language around hours of work, overtime, seniority, and staffing.
July 22, 2013 - 12:00am •
As bargaining between PSAC/UCTE Local 20221 (members working directly for YVR) and the Airport Authority ramps up, the bargaining team has prepared a series of issue papers designed to inform members around key issues at the table. Here's  Issue Paper #5 - Contracting OutIssue:  Bargaining Unit Work/Contracting In & OutArticle 39, 43 & Letter of UnderstandingUnion Proposal:
July 18, 2013 - 12:00am •
As bargaining between PSAC/UCTE Local 20221 (members working directly for YVR) and the Airport Authority ramps up, the bargaining team has prepared a series of issue papers designed to inform members around key issues at the table. Here's  Issue Paper #4 - Leave With Pay for Family Related ResponsibilitiesIssue: Leave With Pay for Family Related ResponsibilitiesArticle 12.10 (a), (b) & (c)Union Proposal:
July 15, 2013 - 10:56am •
A tentative agreement was reached June 27th, 2013, between the PSAC and Purolator Inc. The tentative agreement is subject to ratification by both parties. The PSAC bargaining team strongly recommends voting yes for this new agreement. Please take the time to come out and vote.Please look at the table below for the date time and place of the ratification meeting nearest you.

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