PA group

PA Group Bargaining Team

Nathalie Rainville, Kate Hart, Tracey Cochrane, Toufic El Daher, Julie Chaisson (research officer), Stéphane Allard, Gail Lem (negotiator), Geoffrey Ryan, Nathalie Paulin, Louise Blouin, Kelly Bush, Travis Lahnalampi Biographical Notes

Background

This document represents bargaining proposals of the Public Service Alliance of Canada for this round of negotiations with Treasury Board for the Program and Administrative Services (PA) bargaining unit.

Negotiations for the renewal of the collective agreement expiring on June 20, 2014

Collective agreement

Program and Administrative Services (PA). This group includes almost 71,771 employees responsible for program administration, information services, communications, secretarial services, office equipment, administrative services, welfare programs, clerical functions and data processing.
Number in unit:
71 771
Expiry date:
June 20, 2014

Updates

November 21, 2014

During meetings with Treasury Board from November 18-20, our Bargaining Team proposed almost 30 amendments to the Workforce Adjustment Appendix.

November 19, 2014

The Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) is calling on Treasury Board to immediately impose a moratorium on program and budget cuts at Veterans Affairs Canada.

September 12, 2014

We come to the bargaining table every three years or so to improve wages and working conditions for our members. We are interested in negotiating any provisions that will result in a healthier workplace and will improve the public service. 

July 11, 2014

Negotiations for a new contract for PA members took place from July 8-10. Our team made it clear to Treasury Board that we will not negotiate concessions.

July 10, 2014

This week, PSAC began the formal bargaining process with Treasury Board, negotiations that will impact more than 100,000 members.

July 9, 2014

PSAC filed an unfair labour practice complaint on Monday, July 7th in response to Treasury Board’s efforts to claw back sick leave benefits from employees.

July 3, 2014

Negotiations for new contracts for PSAC’s five bargaining units in the federal public service will begin the week of July 7, 2014 when PSAC and Treasury Board exchange proposals.

May 30, 2014

The PSAC's newly elected bargaining teams for the PA, FB, TC, SV and EB groups will be meeting in Ottawa from July 7th to July 11th for the start of negotiations with Treasury Board.

April 3, 2014

Members working as compensation and benefits advisors at what was formerly the HRSDC have recently won a policy grievance regarding Workforce Adjustment.

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.

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