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.
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.
November 9, 2017
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.
May 16, 2017
Recently, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has announced a planned change to its part-time policy. PSAC-CIU has made clear that it is opposed to such changes.
April 21, 2017
Our PSAC/CIU bargaining team for the FB group broke off talks in February after spending three days in mediation with the employer and making no progress on our key priorities. Also, CBSA continued to push concessions.
April 19, 2017
After an extensive survey of all members covered by the PSAC Public Service Dental Plan, we are going to the table to negotiate improvements to our Dental Plan. We have tabled our initial proposals and will be back at the table in May.
March 31, 2017
In order to prioritize the workload of the compensation community and to allow Phoenix pay-related matters to be addressed first, the Treasury Board has recently issued an information bulletin to departments providing direction regarding automatic compensatory cash-out.
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.