The arbitration hearing on the outstanding contract issues for Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation workers at Rideau Carleton Raceway in Ottawa will have to be rescheduled as the arbitrator was called away at the last minute.
September 1, 2016
August 25, 2016
We want to remind PSAC members to register for our National Equity Conferences that will take place in Toronto on March 2017.
August 16, 2016
The Ontario Court of Appeal upheld the Ontario Superior Court decision that Bill C-10, the Expenditure Restraint Act, did not violate the Charter rights of federal public service workers. Bill C-10, passed by the former Conservative government in 2009, rolled back negotiated wage increases for federal public sector workers.
June 24, 2016
The SV bargaining team met with Treasury Board for four days this week. Although there was movement on some issues, the employer’s position has not changed on any of the important ones. Workforce adjustment Treasury Board held to its position that the Workforce Adjustment Appendix does not require any changes. We strongly disagree, given the stress and turmoil that so many PSAC members faced during a four-year period of public sector cuts and layoffs.
June 24, 2016
Our EB bargaining team met with the employer four times over the past week and a half, with discussions centering on our pay proposal, sick leave, workforce adjustment and other outstanding proposals. PSAC pay proposal We tabled proposals for a variety of fair-market adjustments to our members’ wages to address longstanding wage gaps. In addition, we also proposed four new allowances and an improvement to an existing allowance.
June 8, 2016
PSAC members who work within Treasury Board, Parks Canada, the Canada Revenue Agency and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency are taking part in actions all across Canada today.
April 19, 2016
The Public Service Alliance of Canada will be approaching Treasury Board to negotiate improvements to your dental care plan.
April 15, 2016
Our team met with Treasury Board negotiators in Ottawa during the week of April 11, 2016. General Economic Increases All five PSAC tables proposed a general economic increase of 3% per year this week. This is in addition to the allowances that our team has, or will be making in subsequent bargaining sessions.
April 15, 2016
Our EB bargaining team met face-to-face with the employer three times this week, with discussions centering on the following: Sick Leave Our position is that we continue to seek either a renewal or improvements to the current sick leave regime. General Economic Increases All PSAC tables proposed a general economic increase of 3% per year this week. This is in addition to the allowances and market adjustments that our team has or will be making in subsequent bargaining sessions.
March 11, 2016
Our bargaining team met with the employer for three days this week. We opened discussions on some monetary issues and had further discussions on workforce adjustment and sick leave. Pay study and Allowances Our team opened discussions with the employer on the Joint Pay Study and tabled demands on allowances for SC, GL and GS (Diplomatic Couriers) groups. Workforce Adjustment