FB group

FB Group bargaining team, representing CBSA employees

David-Alexandre Leblanc (research officer), Dave VanHelvert, Diane Lacombe, Karen Church, Richard Sutcliffe, Brea Lewis, Charles Khoury, Lauren Baert, Brett Evans, Morgan Gay (negotiator), Jessica Kerek Biographical notes

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.

Collective agreement

Unit description:
All employees described in the certificate issued by the Public Service Labour Relations Board on February 21, 2007, covering employees in the Border Services Group.
Number in unit:
8 346
Expiry date:
June 20, 2018


May 15, 2018

This message is intended for all FB members who have not participated in the tentative agreement vote process to date. 

April 30, 2018

We have organized over 170 opportunities for members to attend a meeting face to face and cast their vote. We are now adding two days of national webinars for members who are unavailable to attend a face to face meeting.

April 24, 2018

This message is intended for all FB members who have not participated in the tentative agreement vote process to date. 

April 17, 2018

As a PSAC member working for the Treasury Board - FB Group, you will be voting on a tentative agreement with your employer between April 16 and May 31, 2018.

March 29, 2018

Yesterday, our bargaining team for the FB group reached a tentative agreement with the Treasury Board and Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), securing a respectful and fair collective agreement for these workers.

March 28, 2018

Today, our FB bargaining team reached a tentative agreement with the Treasury Board and CBSA for salary increases that greatly exceed those provided to all other federal law enforcement agencies for 2014-2018.

March 15, 2018

On Thursday, March 15th, we received the Public Interest Commission (PIC) recommendation concerning our contract dispute with Treasury Board/CBSA. The PIC recommendation is non-binding. It is intended to guide the parties in negotiations and help provide an avenue for the parties to ma

March 9, 2018

The PSAC Negotiator for our FB group was contacted by Treasury Board and told that the employer has a new mandate.  As a result, we are in the process of setting dates to return to the bargaining table during the week of March 19th.  

December 19, 2017

With the Public Interest Commision (PIC) mediation attempt having failed in October, our FB bargaining team proceeded to hearing on November 2, 6 and 23 at the Federal Public Sector Labour Relations Employment Board (FPSLREB).

November 17, 2017

Our union and our bargaining team have made it clear that we are not interested in concessions.