PSAC-CIU has successfully challenged a Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) decision that prevented Border Service Officers from showing solidarity with their bargaining team. In the fall of 2017, the officers began wearing orange shoelaces at work to demonstrate support for their bargaining team. Tensions developed when employees started to wear them as hair ties and bracelets, as well as lanyards. CBSA responded by barring the officers from wearing the shoelaces anywhere but on their shoes.
November 9, 2017
In a recent adjudication decision, Diane Legros, a PSAC member who worked for Canada Border Services Agency, was awarded $25,000 in damages because her employer discriminated against her based on her age.
September 24, 2016
A Canada Border Services Agency officer and member of the Customs and Immigration Union (CIU), a Component of PSAC, was found deceased at work today at the Toronto Pearson Airport. "Our deepest sympathies and condolences go out to the family, friends and fellow colleagues of our union brother," said Robyn Benson, PSAC National President. "Recognizing the impact of this devastating news, we encourage all affected to seek the support they need in this difficult time."
April 15, 2016
FB team takes CBSA and Treasury Board to task over heavy-handedness of CBSA management
March 10, 2016
CBSA is a law enforcement agency. Officers working at CBSA should be afforded the same pension benefit as other enforcement workers.
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