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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, CFIA and FB group.

Specific regional bargaining updates

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.
July 27, 2012 - 8:51am •
Last weekend members who work at Purolator Inc. from local UPCE 20095 educated themselves on their union, the collective bargaining process, discussed work place issues, and elected their bargaining team. Your bargaining team members are Joanne Hay, Karen Hirst, Amanda Dawe, and Sandra Jewitt as an alternate.
July 19, 2012 - 1:16pm •
BackgroundThe FB bargaining team returned to the bargaining table in June 2012. No progress was made as CBSA/Treasury Board continued to insist on concessions and rejected our call for parity with other federal enforcement workers under the Ministry of Public Safety.As per federal law, the FB bargaining team subsequently contacted the Public Service Labour Relations Board this spring when negotiations reached impasse
July 18, 2012 - 11:00am •
Steady progress is being made to put the outstanding issues at the TC bargaining table before a Public Interest Commission.PSAC and Treasury Board have agreed on a chairperson for the PIC, and have both named their sidespersons. All of these individuals have now been formally appointed by the Public Service Labour Relations Board, and have been tasked with identifying mutually agreeable dates to meet.
July 13, 2012 - 2:05pm •
On July 3, PSAC started the process of negotiating a new collective agreement with the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA).  The union sent a notice to the Agency that we want to bargain changes to the current agreement that ends on October 31, 2012.
July 10, 2012 - 9:00am •
More progress has been made during recent weeks in the development of new occupational group structure for current PA bargaining unit members.This work brings us closer to the day when actual reform of the outdated classification standards at Treasury Board can begin.
July 6, 2012 - 9:44am •
VICTORIA– Negotiations between the Public Service Alliance of Canada, bargaining agent for workers at VictoriaAirport, and the Airport Authority have broken off.“The employer has made it clear in no uncertain terms that they want to create a second class employee at the workplace”, says Bob Jackson, PSAC Regional Executive Vice-President for BC. “We have been forced to seek the assistance of a Federal Conciliation Officer in an attempt to achieve a negotiated settlement.” 
April 2, 2012 - 11:39am •
  From March 26- 28, the FB Bargaining Team met with Treasury Board/CBSA to continue negotiations for a new collective agreement.Over the course of the three days, management indicated no willingness to address any of our key concerns in the context of parity with other federal workers, including:  A retirement regime that is consistent with other federal enforcement workers to
March 16, 2012 - 10:06am •
TC Group members are in bargaining with Treasury Board now and we have an opportunity to make our concerns heard.If you believe in strong health and safety protections for Canadians, send this letter to Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board, to demonstrate that you value the workers providing these protections, and demand that your government value them too.
March 14, 2012 - 3:17pm •
PSAC resumed negotiations with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency Mar. 13. Union members and supporters are wearing black in the workplace, to protest against impending cuts to food inspection, the employer's lack of respect for administrative staff and the CFIA's unwillingness to bargain for a fair contract.


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