Parks Canada Agency

Parks Canada bargaining team

Janson LaBond (PSAC Research Officer), Omar Murray, Daniel Britton, Angela Decker, Loretta Moar, Jennifer Legue, Daniel Toutant, Jack Norris, Brenda Shillington (PSAC Negotiator). Biographical notes.

Background

Negotiations for the renewal of the collective agreement expiring August 4, 2014

This document represents bargaining proposals of the Public Service Alliance of Canada for this round of negotiations for Parks Canada Agency.

Biographical notes on the members of the PSAC Parks Canada bargaining team.

Collective agreement

Parks Canada Agency

Unit description: 
PSAC's membership at Parks Canada Agency fluctuates from winter to summer. PSAC members work in architecture, commerce, engineering, finance, forestry, general labour and trades, historical research and program administration. From summer students to seasonal workers, from office staff to park wardens to canal workers, members working for Parks Canada help preserve our rich natural heritage. Parks Canada is a separate employer under the Public Service Labour Relations Act.
Number in unit: 
4 286
Contract expires: 
August 4, 2014

Employer: 

Updates

November 24, 2017

Our bargaining team met with the Parks Canada Agency during the week of November 20, 2017.

While we went into this week feeling optimistic about reaching a tentative agreement, we are extremely frustrated to report one was not achieved.

November 14, 2017

Our bargaining team will resume negotiations with Parks Canada from November 21 – 24, 2017 in the nation’s capital. Our team is eager to make further progress towards a fair collective agreement for over 4,000 employees working at Parks Canada locations nationwide.

October 20, 2017

Our bargaining team met with Parks Canada during the week of October 16, 2017.

October 10, 2017

Our bargaining team will resume negotiations with Parks Canada from October 17 - 20, 2017 in Ottawa. Our team is committed to reaching a fair renewal of your collective agreement.

September 25, 2017

Our bargaining team met with Parks Canada during the week of September 18th, 2017.

The employer tabled what they characterized as a comprehensive offer, which the team recognized fell short in addressing all of the outstanding compensation issues.

July 13, 2017

Our bargaining team met with the employer this week from July 11- 13, in Ottawa. 

May 5, 2017

We tabled a pay proposal to mirror what was achieved at the core public administration. This includes market and wage adjustments, grid restructuring and harmonization.

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

Our bargaining team met with the Agency on March 28, 29 and 30.

March 28, 2017

Our bargaining team will meet again with Parks Canada this month to resume negotiations for a new collective agreement. Our team will meet with the Agency on March 28, 29 and 30.

We will provide a bargaining update at the end of this session.

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