Negotiations on new collective agreements for most members began more than a year ago, but the government has repeatedly rejected our reasonable proposals for a fair settlement. Nearly 140,000 PSAC members have been waiting for two years for a new collective agreement, allowing for an adequate increase in wages and working conditions allowing the reconciliation of family and professional life Negotiators: Federal Government Dockyard Trades and Labour Council (Esquimalt) (West) (FGDTLC (W)) Date of expiry of the collective agreement: 30 January 2023 Dispute settlement mechanism: Arbitration Border Services Officers, members of the government`s FB bargaining unit have been in place since June 2018 without a collective agreement. Negotiator: UNIFOR Date of expiry of the collective agreement: 30. June 2022 Dispute Resolution Mechanism: Arbitration The union calls for a fair wage increase that follows inflation, better protection for members from CBSA management, and a better work-life balance. . This professional class of 7,000 employees of the Canada Border Services Agency is responsible for the planning, development, delivery or management of the inspection and control of people and goods arriving in Canada. The union is currently moving towards operational measures and a strike mandate until a fair contract is reached with the Board of Directors, the Canada Border Services Agency, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, the Canada Revenue Agency and Parks Canada. . After more than a decade of negotiations marked by delays, insulting offers and frustrating progress towards a fair treaty, the PSAC negotiating teams are giving the government one last chance at the negotiating table. Our PSAC-CIU bargaining team, which represents the FBs, refused to make concessions on job security and again insisted on 25 and retirement during the negotiations the week of June 10.
. (From left to right) David-Alexandre Leblanc, Ken Turner, Claude Bouchard, Keith Palmer, Michael Aessie, Mathieu Landry, Tammy Firlotte, Stewart Saunderson, Frances Baroutoglou, Jon Ross, Emily Henry, Charles Khoury, Leanne Hughes, Murray Star, Morgan Gay, Mathew Ashworth, Joey Dunphy, Jordan Smith and Andrew Wiersema. . The union is also calling on the CBSA to support pension reform so that BSOs can retire without penalty after 25 years of service, as is the case with other law enforcement agencies. FB border guards are law enforcement agencies: they deserve the same treatment as other law enforcement agencies. . The PSAC is the main federal public service union and one of the country`s leading public sector unions. . Our bargaining team decided to take the unprecedented step of calling a member vote on the issue of years of service. . For more information on collective bargaining in the core public administration, see Frequently Asked Questions – Collective Bargaining in the Core Public Administration and Definitions. For more information and for scheduling interviews: Patrick Bragg, PSAC Communications, (778) 889-3486 The information contained in this website relates to civil servants for whom the Board of Directors is the employer.
the EU makes proposals to combat authority and harassment; The CBSA refuses to extend the period of maternity and parental leave. . Online voting will take place between 8:30 a.m. on February 18 and 12:00 p.m./noon on March 1 (ET). . Vancouver – Members of the Union of Clients and Immigration (CIU) and the Public Services Alliance of Canada (PSAC) will meet on February 5 to call on the government to treat border guards with the respect they deserve by withholding concessions at the bargaining table and negotiating fairly. . .