PSAC challenges Treasury Board decision to stop providing copies of collective agreements

Recently, Treasury Board informed us that they will no longer provide our members in the public service with printed copies of their collective agreements. PSAC has filed a policy grievance in response.

“This issue is important. Every one of our members should have a copy of their collective agreement so they know their rights at work,” said Robyn Benson, PSAC National President. “We negotiated this right for a very good reason and we will defend it.”

Violation of collective agreement

The employer’s action is a violation of the collective agreement, which states that the employer must supply each employee with a copy of the agreement (e.g. article 10.02 of the PA agreement). PSAC is asking the Federal Public Service Labour Relations and Employment Board (FPSLREB) to order the employer to provide employees with a printed copy of their collective agreement.




October 6, 2017