The Liberal government has introduced a new bill, C-62, that will reverse the attacks made by the former Conservative government on the collective bargaining rights of federal public service workers.
November 14, 2017
November 7, 2017
Wednesday, November 1, the Joint Committee on rates of pay for ED-EST (12 months) held its first meeting. The Memorandum of Understanding found in Appendix N of our new collective agreement describes the mandate of this committee, which is comprised of union and employer representatives.
October 30, 2017
PSAC / UCTE members employed by NAV CANADA met at the NAV CANADA National Bargaining Conference from October 24-26, 2017 in Ottawa. They discussed important issues facing their workers and prepared for the upcoming round of collective bargaining. Conference delegates discussed current pension trends and mobilization efforts within the bargaining unit. They also selected and prioritized the bargaining demands our team will be taking to the table when they face the employer later this year.
October 29, 2017
October 3, 2017
Our team fully considered the employer’s global offer and prepared a counter -proposal which we tabled on September 27.
September 29, 2017
Our PSAC bargaining team and management at Canada Post were back at the negotiations table in Ottawa from September 27 to 29, 2017. Our PSAC bargaining team met in caucus for two days and reviewed in detail the global offer that Canada Post tabled on August 9, 2017. Our team fully considered the employer’s offer and prepared a counter-proposal which we tabled on September 27. Both parties met and discussed a number of outstanding issues.
September 29, 2017
This is to let you know that PSAC has commissioned the Environics Research Group to conduct an online survey with PSAC members. The objective of the survey is to gauge opinions on union priorities and will be conducted in the beginning of October. A random selection of PSAC members will be solicited. You may be contacted by e-mail to take part in this online survey. We encourage your participation and assure you all answers will be kept anonymous.
September 28, 2017
Thank you to everyone who took the time to complete the survey on language training and testing. The Official Languages Committee of the National Joint Council (NJC), which prepared the survey questions, will now compile all the answers received and prepare a report with recommendations later this fall. Members from all 18 unions in the NJC were invited to participate in the survey. More than 4,100 PSAC members completed the survey.
September 19, 2017
Our bargaining team resumed bargaining with SSO during the week of Sept. 11.
August 31, 2017
Concerns have been raised over pay equity settlement payment calculations that were based on the number of hours worked and do not include paid leave, overtime rates, and designated paid holidays. Given that this issue affects the general implementation of the settlement between Statistical Survey Operations and the Public Service Alliance of Canada, the parties continue to work together to resolve this issue in a manner that will apply to all eligible employees.