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

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. 

April 15, 2016

In negotiations this week with Treasury Board, our PA bargaining team called for the employer to join PSAC in a national joint committee...

March 11, 2016

Our PA bargaining team met Treasury Board at the bargaining table this week with renewed determination.  Unfortunately, the employer continued to display minimal interest in responding to our proposals.

February 5, 2016

The PA bargaining team came back to Ottawa with high hopes for a more productive bargaining relationship with the new Liberal government. Sadly, the Liberals’ new mandate for negotiations does not seem to be fully developed.

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