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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

October 24, 2012 - 1:33pm •
From October 11-12, 2012 your Bargaining Team went over the numerous demands you submitted for positive improvements to your collective agreement. This followed with a General Membership meeting held by your Local, UPCE 20095, on October 13, 2012, which included Janelle Ho-Shing, PSAC Negotiator.We have served Notice to Bargain to Purolator Inc. on October 18, 2012. Dates for bargaining will soon be set. Once bargaining begins, your team plans to provide regular updates after each session.
October 19, 2012 - 10:46am •
PSAC has asked the Public Service Labour Relations Board to mediate its four year dispute with Parks Canada over which positions are deemed « essential » in the case of a strike or lockout.According to the Public Service Labour Relations Act both sides are supposed to come to an agreement on which services need to be provided to ensure the safety of the public in the event of a work stoppage.
October 12, 2012 - 10:12am •
Put TC bargaining issues on the agenda of your next AGM, town hall, conference call, regional seminar, membership meeting, national council or strike mobilization meeting. Invite a TC team member to attend.Wear and share the TC mobilization stickers, bracelets and bookmarks.
September 27, 2012 - 10:46am •
Public Service Labour Relations Board has set dates for November and DecemberFiling for conciliationAs per the Public Service Labour Relations Act, the FB Bargaining Team filed for conciliation earlier this year when it became clear that the employer was not prepared to seriously address our issues, including those concerning parity with other federal enforcement workers. In June, we returned to the table for three days and made no progress whatsoever in talks with Treasury Board/CBSA.
September 27, 2012 - 8:57am •
We have presented our package of bargaining proposals to CRA. In presenting our package we made it clear to management that our union is determined to achieve new protections and rights in this round of bargaining, rights and protections that in many areas reflect what has already been agreed to for other unionized workers in the federal public sector.
July 27, 2012 - 8:51am •
Last weekend members who work at Purolator Inc. from local UPCE 20095 educated themselves on their union, the collective bargaining process, discussed work place issues, and elected their bargaining team. Your bargaining team members are Joanne Hay, Karen Hirst, Amanda Dawe, and Sandra Jewitt as an alternate.
July 19, 2012 - 1:16pm •
BackgroundThe FB bargaining team returned to the bargaining table in June 2012. No progress was made as CBSA/Treasury Board continued to insist on concessions and rejected our call for parity with other federal enforcement workers under the Ministry of Public Safety.As per federal law, the FB bargaining team subsequently contacted the Public Service Labour Relations Board this spring when negotiations reached impasse
July 18, 2012 - 11:00am •
Steady progress is being made to put the outstanding issues at the TC bargaining table before a Public Interest Commission.PSAC and Treasury Board have agreed on a chairperson for the PIC, and have both named their sidespersons. All of these individuals have now been formally appointed by the Public Service Labour Relations Board, and have been tasked with identifying mutually agreeable dates to meet.
July 13, 2012 - 2:05pm •
On July 3, PSAC started the process of negotiating a new collective agreement with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA).  The union sent a notice to the Agency that we want to bargain changes to the current agreement that ends on October 31, 2012.
July 10, 2012 - 9:00am •
More progress has been made during recent weeks in the development of new occupational group structure for current PA bargaining unit members.This work brings us closer to the day when actual reform of the outdated classification standards at Treasury Board can begin.

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