Collective Bargaining Branch

January 17, 2017
PSAC is currently preparing the ratification kits for the PA membership. These kits will explain the changes that were negotiated and why our PA Bargaining Team is recommending that members accept this tentative agreement.
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. The deal includes significant breakthroughs on “common issues,” such as sick leave and workforce adjustment, the details of which were hammered out by the common issues committee earlier this week.
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.