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PSAC negotiates wages and working conditions for employees in almost 150 Locals and in hundreds of workplaces in our region. See below for national and regional updates.

Visit the national website for specific updates on all current national negotiations

Specific regional updates

Negotiations with CRA continue

Dec 8, 2014 •

This week our bargaining team met with the Agency to continue negotiations for a new collective agreement.

Over the course of the four days, the parties engaged in exploratory talks on the key outstanding issues such as duration, wages, severance pay, hours of work and job security.

No agreement was reached, but in the spirit of good faith negotiations, the parties agreed to return to the bargaining table the first week of February. 

We'll be sure to provide updates as things progress.

CRA bargaining: Public Interest Commission (PIC) releases recommendations

Nov 28, 2014 •

On November 26, 2014, the PSAC received the Public Interest Commission (PIC) recommendations concerning our contract dispute with CRA.

The PIC recommendations are non-binding. It is intended to guide the parties in negotiations and help provide an avenue for the parties to make progress towards an agreement. A copy of the PIC recommendations can be found below.

PSAC pushes for transparency and healthy workplaces in negotiations with Treasury Board

Nov 21, 2014 •

PSAC spent the week of November 18 in negotiations with Treasury Board, seeking to improve workplace conditions on behalf of more than 100,000 of our members. In doing so, we put forward proposals that would both protect workers strengthen public services for all Canadians.

PSAC fights for healthier workplaces in negotiations with government

Nov 13, 2014 •

Our union is in the midst of negotiations with the federal government on behalf of 100,000 members that work for Treasury Board. PSAC is putting forward concrete proposals that will make federal workplaces healthier. Because healthy workplaces mean better services for all Canadians.

Nav Canada Ratification Vote Meeting - November 13

Nov 3, 2014 •

The PSAC/Nav Canada bargaining team reached a tentative agreement on October 27th and a ratification vote has been scheduled for PSAC/UCTE Local 20222 members.

  • Thursday, November 13, 2014
  • Hours: 1100-1300
  • Location: Room 1156C - 7421 135th Street, Surrey

Bargaining Team Member, Michelle Webster and UCTE RVP-Pacific, Dave Clark, will be on hand to answer any questions.

REVP Bob Jackson on Bargining Solidarity & Political Action - Oct 31 in Vancouver

Nov 3, 2014 •

Bob addresses PSAC members at Harbour Centre in Vancouver - view on youtube.

CCPA report: less wage discrimination in the public sector for women, aboriginals and visible minorities

Oct 30, 2014 •

A new study published by the Canadian Center for Policy Alternatives (CCPA) entitled Narrowing the Gap: The difference that public sector wages make reports that when comparing similar occupations, the differences in wages between the public and the private sectors are negligible.

Support healthy workplaces!

Oct 28, 2014 •

No one should face a choice between going to work sick or losing pay. Sign the pledge today!

PSAC/UTE Members take action in support of a fair contract

Oct 14, 2014 •
Compensation, duration and new protections argued before Public Interest Commission

Letter to the Editor - Kelowna Daily Courier

Oct 1, 2014 •

REVP Bob Jackson's response to a recent editorial in the Kelowna Daily Courier.

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