SV group

SV bargaining team

SV bargaining team
Front Row (left to right): Brenda Shillington, Michelle Hambly, Laurie Ann Wesselby, Pierre-Samuel Proulx
Back Row (left to right): Michel Maheux, Daniel Robitaille, Marcelo Lazaro, Serge Desbiens, Bill Ryan, Brent McInnis, Nestor Galarnyk

 

SV group table-specific bargaining proposals

Click here for both a summary and full text of the SV group's table-specific bargaining proposals.

Collective agreement

Expiry date:
August 4, 2018
Unit description:
This group includes employees responsible for the operation of federal buildings and services, including firefighters, tradesworkers, storespeople, cooks and hospital workers, lightkeepers and ships' crews.
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Updates

March 2, 2017

Hundreds of ratification meetings, which include information sessions, will take place across the country up until April 13.

February 14, 2017

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 13, 2017

Ratification meetings that include information sessions will take place across the country from February 20 to April 13.

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.

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.

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