PA group

Sargy Chima, Toufic El-Daher, Tracey Cochrane, Geoff Ryan, Gail Lem (negotiator), Katherine Hart, Kelly Bush, Travis Lahnalampi, Louise Blouin, Omar Burgan (research officer)

Sargy Chima, Toufic El-Daher, Tracey Cochrane, Geoff Ryan, Gail Lem (negotiator), Katherine Hart, Kelly Bush, Travis Lahnalampi, Louise Blouin, Omar Burgan (research officer) 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

This group includes employees responsible for program administration, information services, communications, secretarial services, office equipment, administrative services, welfare programs, clerical functions and data processing.
Number in unit:
68 655
Expiry date:
June 20, 2014

Updates

March 2, 2017

Hundreds of ratification meetings, which include information sessions, will take place across the country up until April 13.

February 15, 2017

On December 17, 2016, after two-and-a-half years of negotiations, our PA bargaining team finally reached a tentative agreement with Treasury Board. Our bargaining team unanimously recommends ratification of our new agreement.

February 13, 2017

Ratification meetings that include information sessions will take place across the country from February 20 to April 13.

January 17, 2017

PSAC is currently preparing the ratification kits for the PA membership. These kits will explain the changes that were negotiated and why our PA Bargaining Team is recommending that members accept this tentative agreement.

December 21, 2016

A tentative agreement between PSAC and Treasury Board has been reached for the PA table, covering over 68,000 federal public service workers.

December 14, 2016

PSAC negotiations continue

December 12, 2016

PSAC and Treasury Board are back at the bargaining table this week with a mediator. The PA team and the common issues committee will be discussing important issues in an attempt to negotiate a settlement that respects public services and public service workers.

November 16, 2016

The PA bargaining team returned to the bargaining table from November 1-9, 2016, only to find the employer’s mandate was largely unchanged.

September 16, 2016

The PA bargaining team has done everything possible to try and negotiate an agreement with Treasury Board.

June 24, 2016

Any optimism we had was dashed almost immediately by the employer’s opening statement that they were willing to make some minor movements only on the condition that the union remove a significant number of our demands from the table. 

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