With no end in sight to delays affecting travelers at airports and border crossings across the country, it’s clear the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has no plan to to get travel back on track anytime soon. This is only made more evident by CBSA’s recently announced Summer Action Plan (SAP) for 2022, which lacks any long-term fixes to address the lengthy delays and staff shortages that threaten to burden an already strained system for years to come.
June 17, 2022
The latest round of negotiations for PSAC-CIU members employed by CBSA kicked off when the FB bargaining team met with Treasury Board to exchange proposals on June 16 and 17. This followed the FB National Bargaining Conference, held in Ottawa from March 31 to April 2.
February 25, 2022
PSAC has taken the first step to begin the next round of negotiations for more than 8,500 PSAC-CIU members in the FB group by serving Treasury Board with notice to bargain.
January 21, 2022
PSAC has renewed its fight for fair retirement benefits for both Border Services (FB) members and firefighters (FR) from the Union of National Defence Employees that would provide parity with other firefighters and the broader law enforcement community.
December 1, 2021
PSAC-CIU members now have access to their newly negotiated contract terms following the official signing of the Border Services (FB) tentative agreement December 1.
November 18, 2021
Treasury Board has committed to signing the Border Services (FB) tentative agreement for PSAC-CIU members by December 1.
November 5, 2021
PSAC-CIU expects the new agreement for members in the Border Services (FB) group will be signed with Treasury Board in the next few weeks. Apart from wage increases, which are retroactive, new contract terms come into effect on the date of signing.
September 23, 2021
PSAC-CIU members in the Border Services (FB) bargaining unit have voted overwhelmingly in favour of the tentative agreement with the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA). The FB group represents over 8,500 CBSA employees who have been on the front lines of the pandemic since day one, protecting our borders and keeping Canadians safe.
September 17, 2021
The deadline to vote on the FB tentative agreement is less than one week away. FB members have until Thursday, September 23 at 12 p.m. EDT to cast their ballot.
August 26, 2021
FB members may now download the ratification kit — including full text of the tentative agreement — and the revised wage grid prior to participating in the online ratification process. The bargaining team unanimously recommends ratification of the new agreement.
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