August 1, 2023
Following CBSA’s decision to start holding high-risk detainees in Immigration Holding Centres (IHCs) effective August 1, 2023, the question has come up whether dealing with high-risk detainees would now be included as a ‘danger’ in the normal condition of employment of our members (please see the following document for more information on danger as a normal condition of employment as per the Canada Labour Code).
July 17, 2023
Members of the FB bargaining team are visiting worksites and holding membership meetings across the country.   This is your opportunity to meet the bargaining team, hear a bargaining update, and get materials so you can show your support during this round of bargaining.  Information about dates, times and locations will be updated here as it is available. Atlantic Check with your Branch.
June 15, 2023
PSAC-CIU recommends the government strengthen its proposed legislation to introduce civilian oversight for both the RCMP and the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) by broadening is scope to address systemic discrimination and abuse of authority by managers. Mark Weber, National President of the Customs and Immigration Union (CIU), raised concerns about Bill C-20’s ability to bring about real, systemic change within CBSA unless it includes guarantees maintaining collective agreement rights and provides ways for CBSA employees to report abuse and overreach by management.
October 3, 2022
The FB bargaining team raised several priority issues for discussion — including telework, job protections, and being assigned to work hours in another location — when they met with Treasury Board and the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) September 27-29 to continue talks for a new collective agreement. 
July 22, 2022
The situation at airports and ports of entry across the country continues to deteriorate, and it’s clear the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and the federal government have no plan to get international travel back on track anytime soon. 
June 27, 2022
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.