PA group

PA bargaining team

PA bargaining team
Front row (left to right): Toufic El-Daher, Hayley Millington, Negotiator Gail Lem, Sargy Chima, Research Officer Omar Burgan 
Back row (left to right): Geoff Ryan, Prairies REVP Marianne Hladun, Brandon Thorne, Travis Lahnalampi, Colleen Girard, Brad Stoodley,
                                          Dawn Staruiala, Roger Duffy, Michelle Henderson

Bargaining proposals

PA group table-specific bargaining proposals

Click here for both a summary and full text of the PA group's table-specific bargaining proposals.

Common Issues Proposals

A summary of the major demands put forward at the common issues bargaining table, which are proposals that encompass the needs of all federal public service workers employed by the Treasury Board. (PA, SV, TC, and EB only)

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.

August 29, 2017

PSAC has negotiated a Memorandum of Understanding with Treasury Board to address recruitment and retention of compensation advisors. The aim is to ensure the government has enough staff resources to deal with the many problems related to the Phoenix pay system.

August 9, 2017

Over the course of the August 5, 2017 weekend, the employer began the salary update for members of the Programs and Administrative Services Group (PA).

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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