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

 

Bargaining proposals

SV group table-specific bargaining proposals

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

Common Issues Proposals

summary of the major demands put forward at the common issues bargaining table, which are proposals that encompass the needs of all federal public service workers employed by the Treasury Board. (PA, SV, TC, and EB only)

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

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.

May 15, 2015

Although the SV bargaining team did not meet with the employer, we started the process of analyzing the long-awaited SV pay study. 

March 27, 2015

Our bargaining team spent a large portion of this week’s session discussing our mental health proposal with the employer.

Agreement on task force on mental health

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.

November 21, 2014

Our SV team met again with Treasury Board for three days for another round of bargaining this week, with negotiations focused on our proposals for Workforce Adjustment.

July 11, 2014

The SV bargaining team received an early draft of the pay study and exchanged proposals with the employer.

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