Copies of current collective agreements for USJE members can be viewed by clicking on the specific bargaining group below. When THE PSAC negotiates collective agreements with “separate employers,” these contracts are also taken into account. The PSAC negotiating team unanimously recommends the ratification of the interim agreement. PA Group On July 9, PSAC`s AP negotiating team reached an interim agreement with the Treasury Board of Directors. The negotiating team unanimously recommends ratification of the new agreement. The ratification kit, which contains the full text of the preliminary agreement, is now available for download. Members will soon be invited to participate in an online ratification process. […] PSAC members in the Operational Services (SV) rate unit voted in favour of their interim agreement. In addition to the PA negotiations, PSAC`s negotiating teams for the TC, EB and SV groups of the PA group joined us in reaching agreement on the Department of Finance`s issues, which are common to all groups.
Other improvements to the SV collective agreement are that when we reached an agreement for the PA group, PSAC also reached agreement on the issues of the Department of Finance, which are common to all groups. Among the main improvements, the previous joint wage study, completed in 2014, was re-analysised and aged during this cycle to form the basis of our proposal for market adjustment. During the negotiations, both at the table and before the Public Interest Commission (PIC), the employer rejected our arguments that certain classifications or subgroups were paid below the market price. A collective study was proposed, and the team fought for it, but ultimately it was not assured. Although a joint study on wages has some advantages, the two previous joint studies have been marred by differences of opinion between the parties, particularly in terms of methodology and interpretation. As agreement on methodology and schedules is required, the employer could effectively discourage the SV team from submitting a dazzling proposal on wages and market adjustment in the next round. a specific study to prepare for the next cycle. The full text of the provisional count is available here. For now, you can learn more about many of the improvements PSAC has negotiated in our latest webpost, and if you participate in a ratification site, you will also receive a ratification kit containing all proposed changes to the collective agreement. We will share the final text and full details of the preliminary agreement of the SV Group and the agreement on common issues as soon as it becomes available.