FB group

This occupational group of 7,000 employees in the Canada Border Services Agency is responsible for the planning, development, delivery or management of the inspection and control of people and goods entering Canada.

September 19, 2019
Our FB bargaining team called on Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) management to retract a disgraceful video that threatens surveillance of members and harsh disciplinary measures. The video, warning FB members that “discipline in the workplace happens” and “the consequences may surprise you,” reinforces the need for better protections against harassment and abuse of authority in the FB collective agreement.
August 1, 2019
Our PSAC-Customs and Immigration Union (PSAC-CIU) bargaining team raised issues around vacation leave, medical notes, student workers and firearm practice time during negotiations with Treasury Board/Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) July 30 to August 1. The team also reached an agreement to fairly compensate CBSA dog handlers. Other key issues discussed at the table include: Protections from CBSA Management
July 24, 2019
Negotiations for new collective agreements for most members began over a year ago, but the government has repeatedly refused our reasonable proposals for a just settlement.
May 17, 2019
The PSAC-Customs and Immigration Union (PSAC-CIU) bargaining team representing the Border Services (FB) group made limited progress in their latest round of negotiations with Treasury Board/Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) the week of May 13. Leave provisions
April 26, 2019
After more than ten months of bargaining defined by delays, insulting offers and frustratingly slow progress towards a fair contract, PSAC’s bargaining teams are giving the government one last chance at the negotiating table.
March 5, 2019
A majority of PSAC-Customs and Immigration Union (PSAC-CIU) members voted to keep the existing definition of years of service in the collective agreement.
March 4, 2019
Union raises abuse of authority and anti-harassment proposals; CBSA rejects extended maternity and parental leave top-up.
February 11, 2019
The online vote will take place between 8:30 AM on February 18 and 12 PM/noon on March 1 (ET).
January 25, 2019
Our Bargaining Team has decided to take the unprecedented step of calling a membership vote on the issue of years of service accrual. 
January 11, 2019
On January 7-10, PSAC/CIU’s Border Services (FB) bargaining team kicked off a new round of bargaining, meeting with TB/CBSA negotiators and exchanging proposals.

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