TC group


After more than two years of protracted and often difficult negotiations, the TC Bargaining Team has reached a tentative agreement with Treasury Board.

The Memorandum of Settlement was signed at 4:20 AM on August 1st, after a marathon 18-hour bargaining session.

Collective agreement


March 19, 2014

The employer has sent us a notice to bargain. They are in a rush to get to the bargaining table. Yet they have been unable to implement the past agreement seven and a half months after we settled.

February 28, 2014

One week after the election of PSAC's Treasury Board bargaining teams, the union was served with a notice to bargain for the PA, TC and EB bargaining units.

October 18, 2013

The new TC Collective Agreement is finally in effect. It was formally signed by PSAC and Treasury Board on October 18, 2013.

Treasury Board now has up to 150 days to implement the changes to the Collective Agreement, including adjusting rates of pay and issuing retroactive pay.

October 2, 2013

Treasury Board informed PSAC late last week that it would be unable to honour its commitment to sign the new Collective Agreement before October 1st, 2013, citing “procedural issues.”

September 19, 2013

The ballots have been counted and a majority of members of the Technical Services (TC) group have voted in favour of the tentative agreement with Treasury Board. 

August 14, 2013

The new provisions of the tentative agreement related to severance for retirement or resignation will require all TC members to make an important decision in the coming year.  Cashing out your severance pay now or later will have important savings and tax implications.  The following questions and answers will help you understand this change and guide you in making the right decision on cashing out your severance.

January 17, 2011

Made up entirely of Conservative Members of Parliament, business owners and lobbyists, there is a significant risk that this advisory body will seek to reduce regulatory compliance, instead of improving the capacity of government to protect the interests of its citizens