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Bargaining

Experienced PSAC negotiators work with members to determine the best bargaining demands package for the group. Together, they negotiate with the employer to come up with a collective agreement that is ratified by the members.

Negotiators and their teams determine the best bargaining demands package for the group. Together, they negotiate with the employer to come up with a collective agreement that is ratified by the members.

Within the Atlantic Region, we negotiate for sixteen Directly Chartered Locals and a number of regional units that fall under the Canada Labour Code. 

STUSAU rally

July 18, 2014 •
In celebration of its 4th anniversary of their certification, St. Thomas University Support and Administrative Union (STUSAU) organized a rally at STU where PSAC locals and unions from both St. Thomas University and UNB pledged their support of solidarity.   The United Campus Labour Council was out in full force.

Updates: Bargaining with Treasury Board

July 15, 2014 •

You have a question or comment for the bargaining team?  Contact a bargaining team member from the Atlantic Region:

GO TEAM GO!

July 8, 2014 •

Negotiations for new contracts for PSAC’s five bargaining units in the federal public service will begin this week (week of July 7th) when PSAC and Treasury Board teams will exchange proposals.

Information can be found at:  http://psacunion.ca/psac-treasury-board-set-exchange-bargaining-proposals  At the bottom of the page you can also link to all teams’ (PA, SV, TC, EB and FB) information.

TC Collective Agreement Implementation Update

July 7, 2014 •

After concluding our collective agreement negotiations last August, the Employer has yet to fully implement the final agreement.  We had our final level grievance hearing on May 9 on this issue. 

PSAC, Treasury Board set to exchange bargaining proposals

July 7, 2014 •

Negotiations for new contracts for PSAC’s five bargaining units in the federal public service will begin the week of July 7, 2014 when PSAC and Treasury Board exchange proposals.

CRA: Public Interest Commission Dates Set

June 11, 2014 •

As per the Public Service Labour Relations Act, CRA filed for a Public Interest Conciliation (PIC) earlier this year following the breakdown of mediation talks. Since that time, we have submitted our list of outstanding issues , named our representative for the Public Interest Commission (PIC) and waited for the PIC Chair to be named and to set hearing dates.

CFIA members ratify new tentative agreement

June 7, 2014 •

PSAC members working for the Canadian Food Inspection Agency ratified a new collective agreement with their employer today. Members voted using a new e-voting system for the first time.

Parks bargaining team to meet in Ottawa in July

June 3, 2014 •

Members of PSAC’s Parks bargaining team will meet in Ottawa the week of July 22, to discuss key issues and prepare to negotiate with their employer.

FB bargaining starts in July: Coming round is next step in fight for fairness at CBSA

June 3, 2014 •

In late April we received notice to bargain from Treasury Board to commence negotiations for a new FB collective agreement.  Our new bargaining team also met in April to discuss priorities for the coming round. 

Treasury Board bargaining teams to meet with employer in July to start negotiations

June 2, 2014 •

The PSAC's newly elected bargaining teams for the PA, FB, TC, SV and EB groups will be meeting in Ottawa from July 7th to July 11th for the start of negotiations with Treasury Board. PSAC previously received notices to bargain for these groups. The bargaining teams are united in their resolve to defend public services and the working conditions of those who provide them. Stay tuned for more information.

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