Collective Bargaining Branch

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 22, 2017
On November 10, 2017, after two years of negotiations, our bargaining team finally reached a tentative agreement with CFIA. Our bargaining team unanimously recommends ratification of our new agreement.
December 22, 2017
On November 26, 2017, after just a year of negotiations, our bargaining team finally reached a tentative agreement with CPC. Our bargaining team unanimously recommends ratification of our new agreement. HIGHLIGHTS OF OUR TENTATIVE AGREEMENT Economic Increases The tentative agreement contains improvements to monetary compensation for members, as follows:
December 18, 2017
Our bargaining team returned to the negotiating table for three days during the week of December 12.
November 28, 2017
Our bargaining team held three days of bargaining with SSO during the week of November 20. We focused on our key bargaining issues: hours of work, job security and term employment.
November 26, 2017
A tentative agreement between Public Service Alliance of Canada and Canada Post Corporation has been reached early Sunday morning in Ottawa. The deal, covering more than 1,300 workers, provides for continued job security for CPC employees who are members of PSAC/UPCE and includes other improvements to the collective agreement. The tentative deal provides for a four-year agreement expiring on August 31, 2020, with salary increases of 1.5 per cent; 1.5 per cent; 1.75 per cent and 1.8 per cent.
November 24, 2017
Our bargaining team met with the Parks Canada Agency during the week of November 20, 2017. While we went into this week feeling optimistic about reaching a tentative agreement, we are extremely frustrated to report one was not achieved. In an effort to reach a settlement, our team focused on the remaining pattern items, including the new WFA language achieved elsewhere and withdrew everything we could without compromising member rights or protections. Despite that, Parks Canada refused to accept our focused offer.
November 20, 2017
This summer PSAC became aware that Statistical Survey Operations’s (SSO) pay equity settlement calculations failed to include paid leaves, overtimes rates, full compensation for designated paid holidays and other forms of compensation. 
November 7, 2017
Wednesday, November 1, the Joint Committee on rates of pay for ED-EST (12 months) held its first meeting. The Memorandum of Understanding found in Appendix N of our new collective agreement describes the mandate of this committee, which is comprised of union and employer representatives.
November 6, 2017
Our PSAC bargaining team was back in Ottawa from October 30 to November 3, 2017 for another week of bargaining. The parties engaged in discussions and exchanged counter proposals on all issues remaining at the bargaining table. Positive progress, yet some concerns remain Although the tone of negotiations was positive, our PSAC bargaining team remains concerned that the employer continues to demand the rolling back of your job security protections.

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