Collective Bargaining Branch

October 20, 2016
Our bargaining team met with the Corporation on October 18 and 19, 2016. The employer gave several presentations on the state of the business, and we exchanged proposals. Read our union’s proposals  Read the employer’s proposals  Negotiations will continue on January 17 and 18, 2017, and February 21, 22, and 23, 2017, and we will provide further updates after these meetings.
October 12, 2016
Our bargaining team will meet again with Parks Canada this month to resume negotiations for a new collective agreement. Our team will caucus on Monday, October 24, and meet with the Agency on October 25, 26 and 27. We will provide a bargaining update shortly after this round of negotiations. Thank you for your ongoing patience and support!
June 30, 2016
Our Parks negotiating team met with the employer's team on June 28 and 29, 2016.
June 24, 2016
The SV bargaining team met with Treasury Board for four days this week. Although there was movement on some issues, the employer’s position has not changed on any of the important ones. Workforce adjustment Treasury Board held to its position that the Workforce Adjustment Appendix does not require any changes. We strongly disagree, given the stress and turmoil that so many PSAC members faced during a four-year period of public sector cuts and layoffs.
June 24, 2016
Our EB bargaining team met with the employer four times over the past week and a half, with discussions centering on our pay proposal, sick leave, workforce adjustment and other outstanding proposals. PSAC pay proposal We tabled proposals for a variety of fair-market adjustments to our members’ wages to address longstanding wage gaps. In addition, we also proposed four new allowances and an improvement to an existing allowance.
June 13, 2016
Our CFIA bargaining team met with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency June 8-10 in Ottawa. We continued discussions on non-monetary proposals and signed off on a number of administrative and house cleaning items that were agreed to last session. The employer tabled the Treasury Board (TB) proposal on sick leave / short -term disability plan. This proposal is concessionary in nature and has been rejected by all bargaining agents in the core public service, as well as separate agencies.
June 9, 2016
If you recently received a letter from Canada Post through the Canada Revenue Agency regarding pay equity, please note that it is legitimate.
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...
April 15, 2016
FB team takes CBSA and Treasury Board to task over heavy-handedness of CBSA management
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.