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

Updates

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.

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. 

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