The employer presented its plans for the “agency transformation”. This was followed by the introduction of a series of proposed amendments to the collective agreement, which will have serious repercussions on working time, working hours and related overtime, the bonus and the NJC`s travel directive. As the parties continue discussions on this and other issues, you can be sure that our union bargaining team is committed to making improvements to our collective agreement and rejecting all forms of concessions that affect our rights and benefits. Our TC bargaining team resumed negotiations with the Board of Directors from September 9 to 11. We have pursued our members` demands and committed to improving our tariff agreement.____________________________________________________________________________________ 17.25 The union may make a class complaint to the employer on behalf of bargaining unit workers who feel aggrieved by the interpretation or application of a provision of a collective agreement or arbitration award in respect of those workers. To ensure our members have the facts and understand the impact of the preliminary agreement, PSAC is hosting an hour of live and interactive webinars. Our bargaining team came back to the table prepared to resolve all outstanding issues around the table and renew our collective agreement. Following the recent ratification of new agreements by the PA, SV, TC and EB Treasury Board groups, the following steps are taken: 17.36 Both the union and the employer may submit a political complaint to the other regarding the interpretation or application of the collective agreement with respect to one of them or the bargaining unit in general. Read the ratification package, including the provisional agreement (PDF) The website contains collective agreements covering the vast majority of PSAC members. We are working to ensure that all PSAC collective agreements are available on the site in 2015.
The processing of incitive payments for retirees and part-time leave and overtime shall be carried out within 150 days of the signing of this Agreement. As part of negotiations with the Board of Directors this week, our PA bargaining team asked the employer to join PSAC on a national joint committee to address the issue of affordable child care accessible to all federal public servants. We also proposed expanding the definition of family and discussed the protection of holidays and whistleblowers. Additional information: psacunion.ca/pa 33.01 For the purposes of this collective agreement, travel time shall be remunerated only in the circumstances and to the extent provided for in this article. Http://psacunion.ca/psac-working-repairing-damage-caused-phoenix Our proposals aim to improve our collective agreement, strengthen members` rights in the workplace and defend quality public services. However, our bargaining team states that we will not accept any concessions and the withdrawal of rights that are currently part of our collective agreement. Our membership mandate is a fair renewal of the collective agreement by addressing long-standing issues and concerns at CFIA. Both the CASP and the employer are working diligently to revise the collective agreement in both official languages. The teams addressed the persistent problem of sick leave and sought either an extension or an improvement to the current sick leave regime. They made it clear that any improvements should be included in the collective agreement. They reaffirmed that the fundamental purpose of a sick leave scheme is to ensure that workers are not forced to choose between sick leave or the withdrawal of a paycheque. .