Statistical Survey Operations

SSO Bargaining Team members

Erin Sirett (negotiator), Claude André Leduc, Anna Goldfeld, Alice Vallée, Shalane Rooney, Mary Anne Walker and Linda Woods. Biographical Notes

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Regional Office Interviewers  – The members of this unit of approximately 500 members work in Statistics Canada offices around the country collecting information for national surveys.  They are responsible largely for telephone interviews which collect the raw data that is subsequently used to provide statistics on everything from literacy to consumer expenditures. 

Updates

August 31, 2017

Concerns have been raised over pay equity settlement payment calculations that were based on the number of hours worked and do not include paid leave, overtime rates, and designated paid holidays.

July 18, 2017

We recommend that members file an appeal within 120 calendar days of their receipt of payment.

July 12, 2017

It has recently come to the Public Service Alliance of Canada’s attention that SSO’s pay equity settlement calculations fail to include paid leaves, overtime rates, full compensation for designated paid holidays and other forms of compensation.

June 30, 2017

PSAC has filed an unfair labour practice complaint with the Public Service Labour and Employment Relations Board due to the employer’s ongoing refusal to allow the union to post bargaining updates in the workplace.

May 18, 2017

At the request of the employer, the SSO bargaining session scheduled from June 13 to 15, 2017, has been cancelled due to changes on the employer’s bargaining team.

May 9, 2017

Our bargaining team met with SSO during the week of May 1. The team started the week in caucus, where we had planned to review SSO’s proposals, but unfortunately the documents provided by our employer contained many errors and lacked clarity.

June 28, 2016

PSAC has negotiated a settlement with Statistical Survey Operations (SSO) that will put outstanding pay equity money into the hands of our members.

January 20, 2016

They are one group of workers in the federal public service who have fallen victim to the prvious government’s efforts to trim the budget. Statistical Survey Operators are amongst the lowest paid, with the least job security.

June 1, 2015

Bargaining teams for both the Regional Office and Field Interviewer groups have finally reached the finish line in our protracted round of bargaining with Treasury Board.

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