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April 17, 2015
The arbitration decisions for the Field Interviewer bargaining unit were released March 30, 2015. The attached document provides the summary of changes to the collective agreement.
April 15, 2015
The Kingston division of the Canadian Corps of Commissionaires and the PSAC headed towards conciliation. Top priority for members is sick leave.
April 9, 2015
Our bargaining team met with the employer on March 24, 25 and 26, 2015, in Ottawa. We focused much of this session on non-monetary issues and made some progress in this area.
March 30, 2015
One of the hallmarks of a healthy democracy is the ability of citizens to participate freely and actively in determining who they elect to govern and make decisions on their behalf. PSAC members are encouraged to take an active role in exercising their democratic political rights by:
March 27, 2015
This memorandum of understanding is to give effect to the understanding reached between the Employer and Public Service Alliance of Canada regarding issues of mental health in the workplace.   The task force, comprised of a technical committee and a steering committee, is established with a long-term focus and commitment from senior leadership of the parties. It will focus on continuous improvement and the successful implementation of measures to improve mental health in the workplace.  
March 27, 2015
The EB bargaining team met with the employer this week and discussed the EB pay study linked to the recent Public Service Labour Relations Board decision on the policy grievance regarding federal teachers at Correctional Services Canada. Our team made recommendations and will develop new proposals, including national rates of pay. The team will also discuss the wage-market differences when monetary proposals are tabled in the future. Agreement on task force on mental health 
March 27, 2015
Our bargaining team spent a large portion of this week’s session discussing our mental health proposal with the employer. Agreement on task force on mental health
March 18, 2015
Members of the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) and other federal public service unions are uniting on March 19 for healthier workplaces and better public services for all Canadians
March 17, 2015
Contact centre workplaces must implement contact centre specific joint workplace health and safety committees. Health and safety representatives must be provided training at the employer’s expense, including training on issues and problems inherent in contact centre work environments.  Joint health and safety committees must monitor and enforce workplace safety issues.
March 17, 2015
Workplace design must address all factors that have negative effects on workers.  Workplaces must facilitate comfortable temperature and air circulation standards.  Workstations (including keyboards, telephones, desks and chairs) must be kept hygienic especially when multiple shifts access the same workstations. Other workplace elements like carpets, rest and eating areas, washrooms and photocopy areas must also be kept clean and hygienic. Workers should have access to notice boards, email and web based communication in the workplace.

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