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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: Treasury Board, CRA, Parks Canada, and FB group.

Specific regional bargaining updates

November 26, 2012 - 10:35am •
Your PSAC bargaining team has reached a tentative agreement with Parks Canada Agency.This package includes salary increases identical to our PA, SV, and EB settlements: 1.75, 1.5 and 2% over three years, with retroactivity.Like others negotiated by PSAC, the Parks agreement also includes additional monetary improvements that benefit a significant number of members:
November 22, 2012 - 12:52pm •
The TC bargaining team made its submissions on its outstanding bargaining proposals before a Public Interest Commission in Ottawa on November 13-15, 2012.TC members underpaidYour team told the Commission that TC members are already underpaid according to a joint pay study done by the Employer and the Union in 2007-2008, and shouldn’t be put in a worse economic situation because of the significant concession the Employer is demanding on cessation of severance pay for voluntary departures.
November 13, 2012 - 9:30am •
Thanks for signing up for our regional TC bargaining list! We hope you find it informative and useful.  To avoid duplication, I’ve signed you up to get the national TC bargaing updates directly from headquarters: watch for those in your email inbox as well.
November 13, 2012 - 9:29am •
After a long wait, the TC Bargaining Team will appear before a Public Interest Commission (PIC) on November 13-15, 2012, to present our outstanding bargaining issues.Treasury Board will do the same, and both parties will respond to each other's submissions.This marks the first time PSAC will present to a Public Interest Commission under the Public Service Labour Relations Act, which came into effect in April, 2005.
October 29, 2012 - 4:05pm •
Greetings TC members in BC,As you know, PSAC has been trying to negotiate a new collective agreement for you since April 29, 2011. Your collective agreement determines your pay, benefits and other working conditions, and the PSAC is committed to achieving the best possible package for you.You likely have questions, such as
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.

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