Canada Revenue Agency

There are over 25,000 members in this bargaining unit, the second largest unit at the PSAC. Our members review and process tax returns, provide tax information services for the public, and intake the billions of dollars of government revenue collected by the CRA. They also run the offices, maintain the equipment and buildings, and carry out the administrative work of the CRA. The unit falls under the Public Service Labour Relations Act.

Background

There are over 25,000 members in this bargaining unit, the second largest unit at the PSAC. Our members review and process tax returns, provide tax information services for the public, and intake the billions of dollars of government revenue collected by the CRA.

This document represents bargaining proposals of the Public Service Alliance of Canada for this round of negotiations for the Program Delivery and Administrative Services group at the Canada Revenue Agency.

Collective agreement

Updates

July 27, 2015

Following the last unsuccessful round of mediation, the CRA commissioner decided to take the unusual step of communicating with us in an effort to explain their severance proposal yet again.

May 25, 2015

Since our contract with CRA expired in 2012, the government has agreed to economic improvements for tens of thousands of fellow public service employees, improvements that greatly exceed what we've been offered

May 21, 2015

We met the CRA in mediation on Wednesday and Thursday. We came ready to negotiate. Unfortunately the Agency came to mediation with no movement.

April 2, 2015

While there was much discussion about the outstanding issues, we did not reach an agreement and remain in dispute over key areas

February 24, 2015

Our bargaining team received formal notification from the Public Service Labour Relations and Employment Board that mediation has been confirmed for March 30th through to April 1st

February 6, 2015

Our bargaining team met with CRA this past week in contract talks. Unfortunately, no progress was made

December 5, 2014

This week our bargaining team met with the Agency continue negotiations for a new collective agreement

November 26, 2014

On November 26, 2014, the PSAC received the Public Interest Commission (PIC) recommendations concerning our contract dispute with CRA. The PIC recommendations are non-binding

October 10, 2014

Compensation, duration and new protections argued before Public Interest Commission (PIC)

October 8, 2014

For over two years, our bargaining team has been pushing for new protections for PSAC/UTE members at CRA

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