Collective Bargaining Branch

November 17, 2016
We tabled a wage proposal that calls for annual increases of 3% in each year of a three-year agreement.
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. Some gains Our team was pleased to make progress on improved language for bereavement and family related responsibility leave and on disciplinary meetings. The employer also partially addressed both the proposals for an improved allowance for compensation advisors and the harmonization of allowances for our members who work in federal prisons.
November 16, 2016
The EB bargaining team met with the employer for a six-day marathon bargaining session from November 4 to 9. The employer failed to adequately address our key issues related to fair compensation, recognition and respect. The employer’s comprehensive offer also failed to adequately address our monetary priorities and sought to remove protective language in the collective agreement.
October 28, 2016
Our bargaining team met with the Parks Canada from October 25 - 27. The team tabled proposals to amend to current workforce adjustment provisions contained in Appendix “K” of the collective agreement in an effort to improve employment security for our members.
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.