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News and information relating to CFIA. For the collective agreement and more, vist the CFIA section at the national website.

PSAC equity activists, women and young workers: participate in the Canadian Food Inspection Agency Bargaining Conference

Dec 10, 2014 •

This is a call out to PSAC equity activists (Aboriginal Peoples, Racialized Workers, Gay/Lesbian/Bisexual/Trans Members, and Members with Disabilities), Regional Women's Committee (RWC) members, and Young worker activists (30 or younger) to participate in the upcoming Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) National Bargaining Conference.

The CFIA National Bargaining Conference will take place January 26-28, 2015 at the Marriott Residence Inn, Ottawa.

Public Service Week does not make up for years of service and job cuts

Jun 11, 2014 •

After years of service cuts, job cuts and disrespect for hard working public servants, the federal government will hold National Public Service Week from June 15 to 21, 2014, to mark the importance of federal public service employees and to recognize their service to Canadian society.

CFIA Ratification Deadline Extended to June 6

Jun 4, 2014 •

Due to a power outage in Ottawa we have extended the voting period.  Intelivote will keep the voting system open until Friday June 6, 2014 at 12:00 noon EST

Information for Members on the Performance Management Initiative: A Local Perspective

Jun 2, 2014 •

The Union of Environment Workers Local 70713 recently put together some information for their members around the new Performance Management Program. This information is geared for TB members, but applies equally to all federal government workers - we are republishing it as a resource for members in BC.

Performance Management Program – What is it?

CFIA contract: Last opportunity to attend an information session before the vote ends

May 29, 2014 •

The introduction, video and Team Member presentation takes about 20 minutes then you can disconnect and vote or stay tuned for the Q&A session that follows.

Boycott National Public Service Week 2014

May 5, 2014 •

Please see the attached notice from PSAC National President Robyn Benson regarding National Public Service Week activities in June. At the February 2014 meeting of the National Board of Directors, we once again called for a boycott of NPSW.

Given that, I respectfully ask that PSAC members in BC not participate in employer sponsored activities in your workplace and that you encourage other members to do the same.

CFIA Tentative Agreement 2014 Information Sessions - BC

Apr 24, 2014 •

We are holding 2 in-person and 3 online meetings for CFIA members in BC. All CFIA bargaining and ratification information is here at the national website.

In-person sessions - note: it is not necessary to register, drop by at the indicated time(s): sessions will be held every 1/2 hour.

Members' Telephone Town Hall on Collective Bargaining and Sick Leave - recording

Apr 14, 2014 •

The audio of a Telephone Town Hall for PSAC members in British Columbia held April 7th 2014. The topic was collective bargaining and sick leave. Visit the national website for more information.

PSAC BC calling - Members' Telephone Town Hall on Collective Bargaining and Sick Leave

Apr 1, 2014 •

How do the Conservative government's plans for sick leave affect you? How does this impact our bargaining? How can we work together to keep our negotiated benefits?

PSAC BC will be hosting a live and interactive Telephone Town Hall on bargaining and sick leave Monday April 7th at 7PM Pacific Time.

Standing Together For Sick Leave - Standing Together For Public Services

Mar 28, 2014 •

Together, we can save sick leave. The Conservative government wants to strip away sick leave rights and is thinking of contracting out the management of the sick leave system. We say that unless this government wants to talk about improving what we already have, we aren’t interested.

PSAC launches court action against Bill C-4

Mar 27, 2014 •

The PSAC has taken the first step in its legal challenge against Bill C-4, the legislation that has gutted the collective bargaining rights of federal public service workers.

On March 24, 2014 the union filed its constitutional challenge to Bill C-4 in the Ontario Superior Court of Justice. The challenge focuses on the following key areas:

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