After nearly a year of negotiations with Treasury Board, we made the difficult decision to declare impasse for more than 120,000 of our members in the PA, SV, TC and EB groups.
There are approximately 12,000 PSAC members in BC who work for the Treasury Board, in a huge variety of jobs. Here is a collection of news and bargaining information related to Treasury Board. For more information visit the national website.
Video: Chris Aylward on Treasury Board bargaining, the cost of living, and the importance of mobilization
PSAC national president Chris Aylward was in Victoria recently, where we caught up with him for a quick chat about Treasury Board bargaining, the employer’s 1.75% wage offer, and how members can support the union as we work towards new collective agreements.
Flood the lines in BC – virtual call-in action!
Following the action taken by members across the country last month – over 400 voicemails were left for Members of Parliament from coast to coast to coast – members in BC are coming together for a virtual day of action on May 16, 5 PM to 5:30 PM.
2022 PSAC B.C. Treasury Board Regional Mobilization Summit
“Speak up, Speak out in Support of Your Bargaining Demands!” The 2022 PSAC BC Treasury Board Regional Mobilization Summit takes place June 17 in Richmond.
Register now: Strikes won during the pandemic
As Treasury Board bargaining nears a breaking point, join our national panelists to discuss the latest bargaining news, why strong mobilization is more important than ever, and how other PSAC members have taken strike action to win important victories during the pandemic.
FB National Bargaining Conference brings together first ever women’s caucus
A new round of negotiations for more than 8,500 PSAC-CIU members officially kicked off at the FB National Bargaining Conference — held in Ottawa March 31 to April 2 — where delegates from every CIU branch across Canada discussed the issues that will drive the next round of bargaining.
Member spotlight: Costs are rising faster than my wages
Budget 2022 makes progress, but falls short on Phoenix, public services
PSAC welcomes the government’s investments in making life more affordable for Canadian workers and their families. The 2022 budget makes firm commitments to investment in dental care, housing and affordable child care infrastructure which PSAC has long been fighting for.
However, it fails to deliver on creating a strong and resilient federal public service that Canadians can depend on when they need it most.
FAQ: How bargaining with Treasury Board works
Bargaining with Treasury Board can seem like an obscure process where a bunch of people spend time talking at each other at random intervals for months or even years before anything happens and we end up with a new collective agreement.