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, 2014

Updates

February 10, 2017

As part of our ongoing campaign for respect for the border services group, PSAC filed for a Public Interest Commission (PIC) for the Border Services group on February 8, 2017. The group’s critical public safety duties deserve the same recognition given to other law enforcement officers.

February 5, 2017

Our PSAC/CIU bargaining team for the FB group spent 3 days in mediation with Treasury Board and CBSA this past week. We made no progress on our key priorities for this round of bargaining. We enforce the law. It’s time we were treated accordingly.

January 23, 2017

PSAC is launching radio ads to raise awareness about the important work done by Border Services Officers, Inland Enforcement Officers and other front-line law enforcement personnel

January 5, 2017

Four bargaining teams will be back at the table with Treasury Board, with the assistance of a mediator, to continue negotiations for new collective agreements

November 16, 2016

Our CIU/PSAC bargaining team for Border Services spent nine days in talks with the CBSA and Treasury Board for a new collective agreement

September 16, 2016

Our FB bargaining team spent this past week in negotiations with our Treasury Board/CBSA.

June 24, 2016

Our team made our union’s position clear – we seek a written commitment from both Treasury Board and the CBSA supporting the introduction of a retirement plan that is consistent with what is in place at other law enforcement agencies.

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.

February 5, 2016

We uphold the Charter. We deserve nothing less. This week was our FB bargaining team’s first week in negotiations with Treasury Board and CBSA under the new government.

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