Our bargaining team met with the Parks Canada Agency during the week of November 20, 2017. While we went into this week feeling optimistic about reaching a tentative agreement, we are extremely frustrated to report one was not achieved. In an effort to reach a settlement, our team focused on the remaining pattern items, including the new WFA language achieved elsewhere and withdrew everything we could without compromising member rights or protections. Despite that, Parks Canada refused to accept our focused offer.
November 24, 2017
November 20, 2017
This summer PSAC became aware that Statistical Survey Operations’s (SSO) pay equity settlement calculations failed to include paid leaves, overtimes rates, full compensation for designated paid holidays and other forms of compensation.
November 17, 2017
Meet UPCE bargaining team members and representatives.
November 16, 2017
Anna Goldfield Anna Goldfeld is based in Winnipeg and has worked as a telephone interviewer for 22 years. She is a former president and chief shop steward of UNE Local 50040. “Your bargaining team is working diligently to negotiate an agreement that will benefit all members.”
November 14, 2017
Our bargaining team will resume negotiations with Parks Canada from November 21 – 24, 2017 in the nation’s capital. Our team is eager to make further progress towards a fair collective agreement for over 4,000 employees working at Parks Canada locations nationwide.
November 14, 2017
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 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