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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

March 15, 2013 - 9:49am •
Your bargaining team met for the second time with the employer on March 12th, 13th and 14th.  The environment was quite positive and as a result we have signed off on a number of non-monetary bargaining proposals.  In addition, we have had thorough discussions on the employer’s proposal to amend the Apprenticeship article and the dual ticket program. The employer has also tabled language on “seasonal employees”.
March 4, 2013 - 2:00pm •
PSAC/UTE Bargaining Team spends week in negotiations with CRA.
March 4, 2013 - 10:05am •
Your bargaining team met with the employer for the first time on February 20th and 21st.  We exchanged bargaining proposals and then spent some time walking through those proposals.  This provided both parties the opportunity to briefly explain the intent behind their proposals.The union and employer proposals are available at www.local20221.com
February 22, 2013 - 1:41pm •
Prince George, BC– The Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) and the Prince George Airport Authority (PGAA) are pleased to announce a new collective agreement has been ratified by both parties.Prince George Airport Authority President and CEO John Gibson says “the PGAA and our local staff have a great working relationship and that is why we were able to get an agreement prior to the expiry of the existing agreement.”
February 20, 2013 - 12:51pm •
PSAC members at Parks Canada have voted in favour of the tentative agreement reached Nov. 26, 2012.The union negotiated two breakthroughs:
February 4, 2013 - 11:40am •
After spending some days looking at your input and going through your collective agreement, your bargaining team put together a full package of proposals to renew your collective agreement. And we then sat down with the employer to begin negotiations. We spent three days with them to start the process of getting you a better agreement.
February 4, 2013 - 9:48am •
PSAC/UTE Bargaining Team continues push for leave improvements, raises issues concerning health and safety and union communication in the workplace.This past week (January 28-31) our Bargaining Team spent four days in talks with CRA.  The parties spent the week in negotiations over a number of issues, including leave provisions, access to the collective agreement and union communication in the workplace.
January 18, 2013 - 10:28am •
Here is the schedule for the Parks Canada ratification votes in BC
January 15, 2013 - 10:14am •
The Public Interest Commission (PIC) has released the TC report and recommendations, following the November 13-15 hearings.The TC bargaining team is now in the process of analyzing this report and determining next steps, namely whether the recommendations will lead to a return to the bargaining table, or if the team will ask members for a strike mandate.
January 14, 2013 - 12:50pm •
The New Year will bring on your bargaining!We are still awaiting bargaining dates to be finalized with Purolator Inc.As soon as dates are set we will notify the membership and ask you to show your support for your bargaining team. We are still working on the package of demands and have not yet exchanged these demands with the employer.Don’t forget…Even though the current collective agreement expired on December 31, 2012, you have protections in your collective agreement.

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