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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

September 26, 2013 - 12:14pm •
PSAC has asked Treasury Board to provide a definitive answer about their plans to implement pay in arrears and what they intend to do to protect PSAC members from the impact of any changes.The union has continued to discuss the matter with Treasury Board over the summer and we remain positive that the issue can be resolved so that our members do not suffer financial hardship.
September 20, 2013 - 9:17am •
PSAC is happy to announce that a new Collective Agreement has been ratified by members of UCTE Local 20221, members employed directly by the Airport Authority.The new contract, which expires in December 2016 includes wage increases, an increase to the extended health plan, improvements to family related leave and improvements to language regarding casual part-time employees.
September 19, 2013 - 1:03pm •
The Canada Post Corporation (CPC) provided your bargaining team with a final offer on September 16, 2013. Your bargaining team does not agree with this offer and will pursue every avenue available to seek improvements. This offer does not mean that bargaining should stop, or that it is not possible to achieve something more.
September 19, 2013 - 12:00am •
The ballots have been counted and a majority of members of the Technical Services (TC) group have voted in favour of the tentative agreement with Treasury Board.  After two years of bargaining, PSAC and Treasury Board finally agreed to the settlement in August. The new Collective Agreement will be retroactive to June 22, 2011, and will expire on June 21, 2014.The TC Bargaining Team would like to thank all TC members for their patience and support during this long and difficult round of bargaining.
September 18, 2013 - 1:18pm •
Over the last several months we have been subjected to ultimatums, attempts to circumvent the bargaining process, final offers and even a forced vote that was found to be non-compliant with federal labour law. In the meantime, Treasury Board meets with employees of other federal law enforcement agencies and agrees to settlements that address issues and provide for superior compensation. It then tried to keep one of those settlements secret from us.Enough is enough. We are not second-class public servants.
September 5, 2013 - 3:32pm •
This is a call out to PSAC equity activists (Aboriginal Peoples, Racialized Workers, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Trans Members, and Members with Disabilities), Regional Women's Committee members, and Young worker activists (30 or younger) to participate in the upcoming Treasury Board units and Parks National Bargaining Conferences
September 3, 2013 - 12:19pm •
PSAC members won an important victory today in defence of collective bargaining. The government tried but failed to circumvent the bargaining process by forcing FB members to vote on an offer that was not agreed to at the bargaining table.
August 30, 2013 - 11:07am •
The Public Service Alliance of Canada and the Union of Canadian Transportation Employees, representing workers employed directly by the Vancouver Airport Authority, are happy to announce that a tentative agreement has been achieved with the Vancouver Airport Authority. There will be no delays or labour disruptions at the airport.The tentative agreement was reached late Thursday night with the assistance of a federal mediator, after two days of eleventh-hour negotiations.
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.

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