Unionization

September 12, 2019
Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) civilian members will join the federal public service in less than a year. We understand that many of you still have questions about whether your terms and conditions of employment will change once you join the federal public service. At the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) and its component the Union of Safety and Justice Employees – which will represent more than 800 CMs – we’re doing everything in our power to make sure that transition is as seamless as possible. Here are a few updates:
June 3, 2019
The Public Service Alliance of Canada applauds the BC government for making long overdue changes to British Columbia’s Employment Standards Act and the BC Labour Code that will make a real, positive difference to workers and their families across the province.
August 31, 2018
On Labour Day, we recognize and thank Canada’s workers for making everything great about our country possible. PSAC members work tirelessly to deliver the programs and services that Canadians depend on every day; and those members who work in the federal public service have continued to do so despite the federal government’s inability to pay them properly for over 2 and half years. Regardless of missed or incorrect pay cheques, PSAC members have demonstrated their commitment: they are here for Canada.
August 16, 2018
Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) civilian members will have their voices heard during the next round of negotiations with the Treasury Board of Canada, their future employer, once deemed into the federal public service in 2020.
February 13, 2018
As you move forward in the process of deeming and becoming members of our union, PSAC-USJE have created a process to welcome CM input to this round of collective bargaining.
July 19, 2017
Here’s a Q&A on unionization and other issues of concern for Civilian Members in the RCMP.
July 13, 2017
To begin dialogue with RCMP Civilian Members who will be deemed into PSAC/USGE bargaining units as of April 2018, the union held its first webinar to welcome these new members on July 4 and 6. The union committed to recording the webinars but unfortunately technical difficulties ensued and the recordings are not available.
July 5, 2017
PSAC locals are responsible for day to day dealings with the employer where trained individuals deal with health and safety related matters. Locals are provided with professional assistance and representation for all labour relations matters including health and safety.  
June 22, 2017
Civilian Members of the RCMP who are pay-matched to PSAC/USGE bargaining units and will be deemed public service employees as of April, 2018 are invited to attend our first ‘welcome to PSAC/USGE!’ webinar.
March 24, 2016
Why join a union? Workers benefit when they can use their collective strength and bargaining power to negotiate improvements to their working conditions with their employers.  Many may feel that they can do a better job negotiating their own salaries. This may be the case if you are on good terms with your manager(s), but what happens when that is not the case?

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