PSAC members can register on the site to get news from their employer, collective agreement and contact information for their region, component or region. “We will continue to push for a fair deal for our members,” said Robyn Benson, PSAC National President. “We want a negotiated deal, but we won`t accept any concessions.” The PA negotiating team met with the Treasury Board from March 24 to 26 and reached an agreement on the east with other PSAC groups. A 9% wage adjustment in the third year of the Agreement for Lightkeepers (LI) The Memorandum of Understanding, which set up the Task Force on Mental Health in the Workplace, is also included in this agreement. The Task Force`s mandate includes identifying ways to reduce and eliminate stigmatized stigma related to mental health issues, improving communications on mental health issues in the workplace, and implementing the National Standard of Canada for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace. The parties agreed on the MoU earlier in the negotiation process, in 2015, and the Task Force has been working it ever since. A bargaining session scheduled for January was postponed to allow the employer to obtain a new mandate from the new Liberal government. The objective of the PSAC in this round of negotiations is to reach a fair collective agreement that evaluates the work and contributions of CFIA employees. The PSAC did not endorse the employer`s strategy. The current systems of sick leave and disability are maintained. No changes have been made to your collective agreement.
Any member with a good reputation and subject to these agreements shall have the right to vote in the ratification process. If you have the right to become a member of the PSAC but have not yet signed a membership card, you will have the opportunity to sign one at the ratification meeting and then you can vote. After more than 27 months at the negotiating table, a preliminary agreement was finally reached with the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. The new cfia collective agreement is finally in force. It was officially signed by the PSAC and the Agency on October 8, 2014. CFIA now has a maximum of 90 days to implement changes to the collective agreement, including adjusting rates of pay and issuing retroactive wages. PSAC has sought a court order to prevent the government from proceeding with its plans to remove sick leave provisions from federal public service collective agreements. . . .