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2020

FB Bargaining: PSAC-CIU protects bargaining unit work

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October 15, 2020

Buckling under legal pressure from PSAC-CIU, the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) has stopped contracting out the work of trained border services officers to students at ports of entry in Toronto. In July, CBSA management in Toronto implemented new shifts staffed exclusively by students after PSAC-CIU members refused to enter into talks on a temporary variable shift schedule arrangement (VSSA) due to concerns that management would […]

SV members ratify new tentative agreement

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October 5, 2020

PSAC members in the Operational Services (SV) bargaining unit have voted in favour of their tentative agreement. The unit represents nearly 10,000 federal public service workers who have gone above and beyond to support Canadians during this pandemic. The new collective agreement covers the 2018-2021 period and provides fair wages, no concessions and improved working conditions. “I am proud of the elected members of our bargaining teams for their unwavering dedication during […]

PA, TC, and EB members ratify new agreements with Treasury Board

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September 29, 2020

A majority of PSAC members in the Program and Administrative (PA), Technical Services (TC), Education and Library Science (EB), and PSAC-UTE (CRA) bargaining units have voted in favour of their respective tentative agreements. The four units represent nearly 110,000 federal public service workers who have gone above and beyond to support Canadians during this pandemic. The new collective agreements for the PA, TC and EB groups cover the […]

FB bargaining dates set; all PSAC members at CBSA to receive Phoenix damages

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September 4, 2020

All PSAC members working at Canada Border Services Agency will receive Phoenix damages compensation while bargaining continues for FB members. Last year, PSAC rejected the government’s meagre Phoenix settlement offer of five days of cashable leave because it wasn’t equitable and was far too little to compensate for the damage caused by the disastrous pay system. Instead, PSAC negotiated a far better Phoenix damages […]

PA, EB, TC and SV groups ratification kits, including the full text of the agreements, are now available [updated]

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August 28, 2020

PA Group On July 9, PSAC’s PA bargaining team reached a tentative agreement with Treasury Board. The bargaining team unanimously recommends ratification of the new agreement. The ratification kit which includes the full text of the tentative agreement is now available for download. Members will soon be invited to participate in an online ratification process. […]

Register to cast your ballot in PA, TC, EB, SV and CRA ratification votes (and get answers to your questions)

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August 24, 2020

The PA, TC, EB and SV groups as well as PSAC-UTE have reached tentative agreements with their employers, and PSAC members will now have the opportunity to vote on their new collective agreements. PSAC has organized ratification votes between August 24 and September 29 in each PSAC region to allow you to cast your ballot. See the following page to sign up for the ratification […]