Update:the recording of the telephone town hall is now available below
PSAC Atlantic will be hosting a telephone town hall on the current round of negotiations with Treasury Board. A representative of the bargaining team and I will be on the call.
An information picket was held at St. Thomas University by PSAC/STUSAU members on Monday, January 19th. PSAC members at St. Thomas University have been in negotiations for over 4 years with their employer, have recently voted to take strike action and are now awaiting news as to whether or not the employer will go back to the table.
This Holiday Season we are doing a theme around "The Ghost of Bargaining Past". We have decorated our office tree with ornaments and ribbons outlining some of our past achievements in bargaining and sadly, some that are lost or threatened.
Find attached the card we have mailed out to our Locals as well as the poem "Twas The Night Before Bargaining".
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.
You have a question or comment for the bargaining team? Contact a bargaining team member from the Atlantic Region:
-Kelly Bush, GSU (PA Group)
-Keith Parsons, UCTE (TC Group)
-Brett Evans, CIU (FB Group)
-Marc Blanchard, UEW (TC Group)
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.