PSAC

PSAC/CIU to take CBSA before Labour Board

In negotiations, our PSAC/CIU bargaining team for the FB group has made proposals to Treasury Board and the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) concerning shift work, scheduling and part-time work.    The law says that all matters...

Woodbine members ratify new contract

More than 400 members from the Slots at Woodbine ratified a new collective agreement in a vote held August 3, 2017. The workers had been locked out by the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation for nearly three weeks, during which time pickets were...

Labour Board upholds PSAC complaint

Members whose hours of work were changed in 2014 during bargaining with Treasury Board have won back pay and benefits after the union filed a complaint. The Federal Public Service Labour Relations Act, like other labour laws in Canada, contains a...

How to support striking Winnipeg Airport workers

The members of PSAC/UCTE Local 50600 hit the picket line at the Winnipeg Airport on the morning of July 24. After seven days of intense mediation, the Winnipeg Airports Authority (WAA) walked away from the table at about 5:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 23. We...

Parks bargaining team update

Our bargaining team met with the employer this week from July 11- 13, in Ottawa.  The meetings provided us with an opportunity to clarify our position on a number of our proposals, including Maternity and Parental Leave, Injury on Duty...

PSAC/USGE holds first Civilian Member webinar

To begin dialogue with RCMP Civilian Members who will be deemed into PSAC/USGE bargaining units as of April 2018, the union held its first webinar to welcome these new members on July 4 and 6. The union committed to recording the webinars but...

Update on SSO pay equity settlement

It has recently come to the Public Service Alliance of Canada’s attention that SSO’s pay equity settlement calculations fail to include paid leaves, overtime rates, full compensation for designated paid holidays and other forms of...

Dental Plan Negotiations Update

We met the employer in May.  We had some further discussion about our priorities to improve the plan, and on how we can update the plan document.  The employer was not prepared at that time to give us a response on our proposals.  We...

Shouldn't your retirement be secure?

These days, fewer and fewer jobs offer any sort of retirement plan – leaving more people feeling insecure and worrying about their futures. Shouldn’t government be building back retirement security for hard working Canadians? Learn more:...

SSO bargaining: Union files unfair labour practice

PSAC has filed an unfair labour practice complaint with the Public Service Labour and Employment Relations Board due to the employer’s ongoing refusal to allow the union to post bargaining updates in the workplace. Such refusal violates our...

New negotiator for PSAC-UPCE bargaining team

Hassan Husseini will be taking over for Tom Milne as our negotiator in our bargaining with Canada Post. Hassan will be at the bargaining table in the sessions following our scheduled dates of July 25 to 27, 2017. To receive updates on bargaining,...

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