FB team begins talks on economic proposals with Treasury Board/CBSA

Calgary Airport Border Officers wearing orange epaulets in solidarity

September 25, 2020

Our PSAC/CIU FB bargaining team addressed a number of economic proposals with the employer during bargaining the week of September 21. In addition to reiterating our position concerning the need for pension reform, we raised the following: A paid meal period; A much-needed increase in shift and weekend premiums; A fitness allowance; Two shifts of paid firearm practice time per year; A plain clothes […]

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 […]

Labour Day 2020: Moving Canada Forward Together

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September 4, 2020

The ongoing COVID-19 crisis has revealed the critical value of front-line workers. Healthcare workers, cleaners, grocery store staff, delivery drivers and many more continued working through the height of the pandemic, ensuring Canadians had access to basic amenities and services. Tens of thousands of PSAC members did the same. They kept our food supply safe, maintained our borders, and ensured that millions of laid off workers received the financial […]