On February 4, 2017, after two-and-a-half years of negotiations, our SV bargaining team finally reached a tentative agreement with Treasury Board. Our bargaining team unanimously recommends ratification of our new agreement.
February 14, 2017
February 13, 2017
Ratification meetings that include information sessions will take place across the country from February 20 to April 13.
February 9, 2017
More details are now available
January 5, 2017
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
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.