The FB bargaining team continued to push for greater protections against harassment and abuse of authority by management during negotiations with Treasury Board/Canada Border Services Agency March 9-12. Yet despite buzzwords like promoting inclusion, respectfulness and the elimination of harassment in CBSA’s 2020-2021 Department Plan – unveiled this week – there was little evidence of a tonal shift on these or other issues at the bargaining table.
This is the general area of endeavour handled by members of PSAC's FB bargaining unit who are employees of the Canada Border Services Agency, which comes under the authority of Treasury Board.
March 12, 2020
January 23, 2020
The FB bargaining team continued their push to make Canada Border Services Agency a better place to work during talks with Treasury Board/CBSA the week of January 20, but the employer still refuses to budge on any meaningful improvements. Our team highlighted issues around: Name tags: The employer still insists that officers must display their names on name tags. Our team reiterated that this practice puts officers at risk and is unacceptable.
October 16, 2018
PSAC secured an important victory this past week when the Federal Court of Appeal ruled that a member should be compensated for the sexual harassment and assault she experienced in her workplace.