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
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Updates

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.

November 9, 2017

As per the Public Service Labour Relations Act, our FB bargaining team filed for conciliation earlier this year when it became clear that the employer was not prepared to seriously address our issues.

October 18, 2017

Unfortunately we made no progress in mediation, with Treasury Board and the CBSA demonstrating no movement on the issues raised by our team in bargaining.

August 4, 2017

Union asserts violation of law by CBSA for making unilateral changes without negotiation and Union consent.

July 25, 2017

While Parliament is in recess over the summer, members of CIU’s National Board of Directors across the country are taking lobbying training and bringing our message to Members of Parliament.

June 20, 2017

As of today, it’s been three years since our contract expired.

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