SV group

Members of the SV bargaining team

Janson Labond (research officer), Frank Nitschmann, Bill Ryan, John Wilson (negotiator), Marcelo Lazaro, Blair Winger, Rosemarie Smith-Gimblett, Melvin Dureen and Serge Desbiens. Biographical notes.

Collective agreement

Expiry date:
August 4, 2018
Unit description:
This group includes employees responsible for the operation of federal buildings and services, including firefighters, tradesworkers, storespeople, cooks and hospital workers, lightkeepers and ships' crews.
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Updates

February 9, 2018

PSAC members from coast-to-coast-to-coast who are covered under four of the collective agreements with Treasury Board will be gathering in Ottawa, March 26-29, 2018 to elect bargaining teams and discuss proposals for the upcoming round of bargaining.

February 1, 2018

The Federal Public Service Labour Relations and Employment Board has declared that the federal government has violated its obligations under the law by failing to meet the implementation deadline for the PA, SV, TC and EB collective agreements.

January 24, 2018

Treasury Board did not update its leave system to include Union leave (Peoplesoft code 641) before January 1st. Treasury Board estimates it will have the necessary coding completed by February 15th.

December 15, 2017

Having union leave without pay converted to a system whereby the employer puts the member on union leave with pay and invoices us after the fact is a long standing proposal of PSAC TB and Agency bargaining units.

December 11, 2017

This is a call out to PSAC equity activists (Aboriginal Peoples, Racialized Workers, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Trans Members, and Members with Disabilities), Regional Women's Committee members, and Young worker activists (35 or younger) to participate in the upcoming Treasury Board Units Bargaining Co

August 10, 2017

In early July, the employer began the salary update for members of the Operational Services Group (SV) and the Technical Services Group (TC). 

July 27, 2017

Members whose hours of work were changed in 2014 during bargaining with Treasury Board have won back pay and benefits after the union filed a complaint.

June 14, 2017

After much delay on the part of the employer, Treasury Board and PSAC have finally signed collective agreements for the PA, EB, TC and SV bargaining units.

May 23, 2017

PSAC has been pushing the government to sign four collective agreements by the end of May, but the employer is insisting they won’t be ready until mid-June at the earliest. 

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