9 August 2019
From the President …
6 August 2019
Précis April 28, 2019 AFS Executive Meeting
1 August 2019
We are pleased to announce that our AFS members have voted to accept the May 25, 2019 tentative agreement to renew our collective bargaining agreement for the December 22, 2018 to December 21, 2022 period.
18 July 2019
AFS Ratification Kit information 2019 Dear AFS Member, Your AFS Bargaining Team is pleased to announce that on May 25, 2019 we signed a tentative agreement to complete this round of collective bargaining. The Bargaining Team would like to thank all members for their support.
16 July 2019
Damages Caused by the Phoenix Pay System More details on the announcement of July 8th, 2019 agreement between the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada for the Audit, Financial and Scientific (PIPSC-AFS) Group and the CRA that was signed for its members regarding Damage
10 July 2019
We are pleased to announce that, on July 8th, 2019 the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada for the Audit, Financial and Scientific (PIPSC-AFS) Group and the CRA have signed for its members a similar Agreement to the core public service regarding Damages Caused by the
2 July 2019
AFS GROUP EXECUTIVE RESPONSE TO CRA’s STAFFING GUIDELINE CHANGES The AFS Group is very concerned with the CRA’s June 13. 2019 announcement of changes to some of the Agency Staffing Guidelines. We understand that the Agency is determined to make staffing faster and easier.
18 June 2019
AFS Group Executive Elections: The Results We have verified the results for the elections to positions on the AFS Group Executive. The following candidates were successful and will take office commencing July 1st, 2019: NCR IT Region Representative
11 June 2019
THE PROFESSIONAL INSTITUTE OF THE PUBLIC SERVICE OF CANADA AUDIT, FINANCIAL AND SCIENTIFIC (AFS) GROUP ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING JUNE 9, 2018 - 9:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M.
28 May 2019
On Saturday, May 25, 2019, the AFS Bargaining Team reached a tentative agreement with CRA that provides a fair wage increase for all of our AFS members; commits the parties to continuing meaningful consultations on classification matters; and provides for an extension of the Quebec Region flexible work initiative.
22 May 2019
There are five (5) vacancies for Officers on the AFS Group executive. Successful candidates will take Office on July 1, 2019.
22 May 2019
AFS ANNUAL PRESIDENTS MEETING JUNE 6, 2019, 13:00 - JUNE 7, 17:00 DELTA WINNIPEG, 350 St. Mary Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba
16 May 2019
On April 11, 2019, our AFS Executive met with CRA’s senior management team for our semi-annual National Union Management Consultation Committee (NUMCC) meeting.
9 May 2019
Your AFS Bargaining Team met with CRA management from April 30 to May 3 to continue negotiations to renew our collective agreement.
6 May 2019
Précis January 26, 2019 AFS Executive Meeting
15 April 2019
2019 AFS ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING June 8, 2019 - 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Delta Hotels Winnipeg, 350 St Mary Avenue, Winnipeg, MB R3C 3J2
22 March 2019
Your AFS Bargaining Team met with CRA management March 19 to 21 to continue negotiations to renew our collective agreement.
15 March 2019
AFS GROUP ELECTIONS - CALL FOR NOMINATIONS At the request of the AFS Group Executive and as per PIPSC By-Law 126.96.36.199, the PIPSC Elections committee is conducting the 2019 AFS Group election to the National AFS Group Executive. Elections will be held for the following posit
14 March 2019
In our Collective Agreement, AFS members are entitled to fifteen (15) hours of Personal Leave with pay and forty-five (45) hours of Leave with pay for family-related responsibilities. Both of these leaves cannot be carried over from year-to-year.
13 March 2019
In the PSTAR Grievances, FPSLREB File Nos. 566.34.9832 & 9833 (Myles& Alcock), PIPSC recently finished its final arguments in support of our members. The Labour Board will now render its decision with written reasons in the coming months.
20 February 2019
Your AFS Bargaining Team met with CRA management February 12 to 15 to continue negotiations to renew our collective agreement.
6 February 2019
Dear AFS members, The AFS Bargaining Team shared our AFS specific pay proposals electronically with the Employer on January 26, 2019. We took this unusual step to give the Employer every opportunity to obtain a mandate and respond meaningfully when we meet on February 12 to 14.
5 February 2019
We are aware that many of you have recently received a response from the employer dismissing the grievances that were filed relating to your pension transfer from the Ontario Public Service.
1 February 2019
The AFS Group Annual General Meeting will be held on Saturday, June 8, 2019 at the Delta Winnipeg. The AFS Group By-Laws provide for seventy-one (71) delegates including the eleven (11) members of the AFS Group Executive. The remaining sixty (60) official delegates are allocated on the basis of population by region and chosen by the Regional Representatives.
2 January 2019
From the President … As we near the end of 2018, we can be thankful for many things. After several years of frustration, we ratified a new collective agreement and began work on classification reform.
18 December 2018
The AFS Bargaining Team was scheduled to meet with CRA management December 18 to 20 to continue negotiations to renew our collective agreement. Unfortunately, it became clear to our bargaining team that the Treasury Board has not provided CRA with a mandate to resolve our concerns.
7 December 2018
Your AFS Executive members recently participated in a Positive Space Awareness LGBTQ2+ training session. The session was informative and an excellent opportunity to exchange thoughts on how we all support an open healthy work environment for everyone.
16 November 2018
The AFS Bargaining Team met with CRA on November 6th to 8th to continue negotiations to renew our collective agreement.
8 November 2018
Précis July 6-7, 2018 AFS Planning and Executive Meetings
25 October 2018
The Labour Board heard the PSTAR grievances, FPSLREB File Nos. 566.34.9832 & 9833 (Myles & Alcock), on October 2-5. During the hearing both PIPSC and the CRA presented all the evidence and we will make our final arguments in the near future.
22 October 2018
AFS Group Proposals CRA Employer Proposals
16 October 2018
The AFS Bargaining Team met with CRA management October 10 to 12 to begin negotiations to renew our collective agreement that will expire on December 21st of this year.
27 August 2018
Under the terms of the AFS Collective Agreement, the Agency has 150 days from the March 29, 2018 signing date for implementation. This 150 day period expired on August 26th.
24 August 2018
The AFS Group served notice to bargain with the employer on August 22, 2018. We have also agreed on our first bargaining dates, October 10 to 12, and November 6 to 8.
21 August 2018
The London AFS Subgroup was deeply saddened by the loss of one of our treasured AFS Sub-Group stewards, Ms. Connie Lindsay.
14 August 2018
YOUR AFS GROUP NEWSLETTER - Summer 2018 From the President … I would personally like to thank all of our AFS stewards and members for their constant support through our last round of bargaining.