Canadian Food Inspection Agency

Updates

February 25, 2014

Here’s what happens now that PSAC has reached a tentative agreement with CFIA

February 8, 2014

After more than 27 months at the bargaining table, a tentative agreement has finally been reached with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency.

February 4, 2014

On February 6th, PSAC will return to the bargaining table with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. Our members have been without a new contract since 2011.

January 30, 2014

Employees at the Canadian Food Inspection Agency are being denied the same rights as other federal public sector workers. You deserve a full 120 days to find another job within the organization if you are laid off. Right now, you are only being given 90 days to find an alternation.

Send a letter to Rona Ambrose, Minister of Public Works and Government Services, telling her that you deserve the same rights as opting employees in the core public service.

December 6, 2013

Bargaining for a new contract with CFIA broke down this week after three frustrating days of negotiations.

December 4, 2013

CFIA bargaining got off to a rocky start this week, with the Employer bargaining team flatly rejecting almost every single recommendation made by the Public Interest Commission.

October 10, 2013

Almost three months after the Public Interest Commission tabled its recommendations for a negotiated settlement, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency has finally agreed to return to the bargaining table.

August 12, 2013

CFIA has rebuffed PSAC’s invitation to return to the bargaining table in September, saying it is “now in the process of analyzing the PIC recommendations” and will let the union know when it has finally has a handle on what the report says.

May 3, 2013

Bargaining teams for the Union and the Employer presented their cases to a Public Interest Commission in mid-February, a step provided for in the Public Service Labour Relations Act when negotiations have reached an impasse.

March 22, 2013

Your Union Bargaining Team spent a long five days in Ottawa from February 11 through February 15, 2013, presenting our outstanding issues to the Public Interest Commission.

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