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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

March 8, 2019 - 10:46am •
PSAC’s bargaining team representing members at the Canadian Food Inspection Agency kicked off a new round of bargaining in Ottawa between February 26 and 28.
March 7, 2019 - 2:12pm •
PSAC is happy to announce that a new Collective Agreement has been ratified by members of UPCE Local 20095 working at Purolator Courier in BC. The new contract, which expires in December 2022 and was achieved with the help of a conciliator, includes wage increases, improved leave provisions including extra flexibility and time for bereavement leave, and stronger anti-harassment language. The agreement also includes the creation of a joint Union/Management Committee mandated to discuss and resolve issues relating to inadequate long term disability benefits.
March 4, 2019 - 9:25am •
The PSAC-Customs and Immigration Union (PSAC-CIU) bargaining team representing the Border Services (FB) group met with Treasury Board/CBSA the week of February 25 for a second negotiating session towards a new collective agreement.
February 28, 2019 - 12:55pm •
February 25, 2019 - 2:20pm •
updated February 26 2019 PSAC BC is happy to report that our bargaining team achieved a tentative agreement for members working at Purolator on February 4 2019. Per PSAC Regulation 15, a ratification vote has been scheduled for members in the bargaining unit as follows. Copies of the ratification kit will be available and members of the bargaining team will make a presentation and answer questions at the meetings.
February 19, 2019 - 9:47am •
Following more than six months of frustrating talks and delays by the government, PSAC bargaining teams representing 90,000 members finally received some responses to the union’s proposals this past week. The government’s small movements were a noticeable change from previous meetings but they fell significantly short of the progress needed at the table.
February 5, 2019 - 1:39pm •
PSAC BC is happy to report that our bargaining team achieved a tentative agreement for members working at Purolator on February 4 2019. The ratification vote kit and meeting schedule will be available soon - watch for more information in the near future. The PSAC/UPCE bargaining team would like to thank all the members of Local 20095 for their participation in the bargaining meetings, for their messages of support, and for their solidarity during a tough round of bargaining.


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