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Updates

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.

A possible strike could cause delays for travelers arriving or departing from VancouverAirportin the near future, as workers represented by the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC)/Union of Canadian Transportation Employees (UCTE) have voted overwhelmingly in favour of job action.

“Workers at the airport voted 83 percent in favour of strike action last week.” said Bob Jackson, PSAC Regional Executive Vice President for BC, ”PSAC members are united behind their Bargaining Team and prepared to walk the picket line if necessary.”

TO: National Board of Directors

FROM: Robyn Benson

RE: CLC Leaders’ Seminars 2013

As many of you know, the Canadian Labour Congress is inviting locals of affiliates  to attend regional seminars as part of its Together Fairness Works campaign. The purpose of the seminar is to provide information about the campaign and to train locals in initiating member-to-member education. (See below for more information from the CLC.)

Next Up is a leadership program for young adults committed to social and environmental justice.

After more than two years of protracted and often difficult negotiations, the TC Bargaining Team has reached a tentative agreement with Treasury Board.

The Memorandum of Settlement was signed at 4:20 AM on August 1st, after a marathon 18-hour bargaining session.

If ratified by the membership, the new Collective Agreement will be retroactive to June 22, 2011, and will expire on June 21, 2014.

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