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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

July 3, 2013 - 12:00am •
Approximately 70 members of Public Service Alliance of Canada who fuel planes at Vancouver International Airport have voted overwhelmingly to engage in strike action at YVR, should it be necessary.“Overwhelmingly is actually an understatement,” said Bob Jackson, Regional Executive Vice-President for BC, “Our members gave PSAC a 100% strike mandate.”
July 3, 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 #1 - Pay Administration - Green Circling.Issue:                        Pay Administration – Green CirclingArticle 18.05Employer Proposal: 
June 28, 2013 - 9:28am •
We are happy to announce that a tentative agreement has been reached with Purolator Inc. Your bargaining team is confident in recommending this deal to the membership. More information to follow at ratification meetings, details to be posted as soon as it becomes available.The bargaining team sincerely thanks all of the members for your support efforts during this round of bargaining!
June 27, 2013 - 10:29am •
PSAC/UPCE Local 20095 is at the bargaining table with Purolator Inc. again this week and members are sporting "I support my bargaining team" stickers and temporary tattoos. Here are some photos - thanks to everyone who sent them in!Solidarity!
June 24, 2013 - 12:00am •
PSAC/UPCE Local 20095 members are holding their second round of bargaining with Purolator Inc. this week, beginning June 24th.This time, members are showing their solidarity and support by wearing "I support my bargaining team" stickers and temporary tattoos all week.
June 19, 2013 - 1:34pm •
Members of the FB Bargaining Team and CIU Leadership tell us why they're voting NO.
June 17, 2013 - 11:17am •
Join us for this webinar to discuss:The origins of the Rand Formula and how it helps workersWhy conservatives don't like itOpen to all PSAC members but especially important for stewards and local executive members.
June 11, 2013 - 11:27am •
On Wednesday June 5th the Public Interest Commission released its recommendation concerning our negotiations with CBSA/Treasury Board.  Early the morning of Friday the 7th the FB Bargaining Team issued a statement reiterating that the union is ready to negotiate.  Later that same day the PSAC was notified that, at CBSA and Treasury Board's request, the government is forcing a vote of the employer's recent-most final offer, to be administered by the Labour Board.
June 7, 2013 - 9:19am •
On June 5th, Conservative MP Blaine Calkins for Wetaskiwin (Alberta) introduced Bill C-525, an Act to change the certification and revocation sections of the Canada Labour Code, the Public Service Labour Relations Act and the Parliamentary Employees Staff Relations Act.
June 7, 2013 - 12:00am •
On Wednesday (June 5th) we received the Public Interest Commission (PIC) recommendation concerning our contract dispute with Treasury Board/CBSA.  The PIC recommendation is non-binding.  It is intended to guide the parties in negotiations and help provide an avenue for the parties to make progress towards an agreement.  Copy of the PIC's recommendation.


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