Collective Bargaining Branch

April 23, 2018
Our bargaining team met with the employer in Ottawa from April 17 to 19, 2018. Apart from holding discussions on issues common to the Field and Office units, we also held separate discussions for each unit, in order to properly deal with issues and proposals that are specific to each one. Although we still have a number of outstanding non-monetary proposals, the two parties worked hard and managed to reach an agreement on a number of issues. For the Office unit in particular, we signed off on Article 38 on Leave for Family Related Responsibilities.
April 13, 2018
This week, the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) served notice to the Treasury Board to begin collective bargaining negotiations on behalf of its membership.
March 8, 2018
PSAC members of the Joint Committee on rates of pay for ED-EST 12 month teachers met in Ottawa to discuss and prepare a proposal that will be presented to Treasury Board in order to establish national rates of pay for 12 month teachers.
February 19, 2018
Our bargaining team met with the employer in Ottawa from February 13 to 15. The parties had productive discussions on outstanding issues for both Field and Office units, with specific focus on key clauses dealing with Job Security, Hours of Work and Term Employment. Although we reached no agreement on these items this week, the discussion was positive, and we remain optimistic that a negotiated settlement could be reached.
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.

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