Four bargaining teams will be back at the table with Treasury Board, with the assistance of a mediator, to continue negotiations for new collective agreements
January 5, 2017
November 16, 2016
The bargaining team for the SV group spent six days with Treasury Board in early November, pushing for a new collective agreement.
September 16, 2016
Our bargaining team came back to the table prepared to resolve all outstanding issues at the table and to renew our collective agreement.
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.
April 15, 2016
Our team met with Treasury Board negotiators in Ottawa during the week of April 11, 2016.
March 11, 2016
Our bargaining team met with the employer for three days this week. We opened discussions on some monetary issues and had further discussions on workforce adjustment and sick leave.
Pay study and Allowances
February 5, 2016
Our bargaining team met with the employer this week and the “new mandate” offers little change. Sick leave remains their main focus.
We pushed the employer for responses to our proposals, but they responded in a manner that is not much different from that of the Conservatives.
November 19, 2015
PSAC has received the SV group compensation comparability study. It demonstrates a significant gap between wages paid to SV group members in the federal government compared to the public and private sectors in equivalent jobs.
June 19, 2015
Our SV bargaining team resumed negotiations with Treasury Board from June 15 to 18.
January 16, 2015
Our SV bargaining team tabled significant demands in the last three days of bargaining with Treasury Board, including proposals to improve workplace health and safety and child care.