SH Group Bargaining Communique #11 - March 2019

Members of the Bargaining Team for the SH Group met in Ottawa March 13 and 14, 2019.  The team finalized language for all areas designated by placeholders at the initial exchange of proposals (

In order to promote efficiency in the bargaining process these proposals will be tabled electronically with the employer March 15/2019.

The SH Bargaining Team is next scheduled to meet with Treasury Board for negotiations April 24 and 25/2019.

For any questions or concerns please contact the SH Group Negotiator (Jean-Paul Leduc - or the Communications Officer (Adam Fenwick - of the SH Bargaining Team. Contact information for all Bargaining Team members is found on the PIPSC SH Group Website (

In Solidarity, 

SH Group Bargaining Team

Bargaining Process Summary:

Survey Members for Bargaining Demands - Complete

Focus Groups with Membership - Complete

Information Submitted by Individuals for Bargaining Issues - Complete

Finalization of Bargaining Demands - Complete

Exchange of Bargaining Demands with Employer - Complete

Negotiations to Achieve Tentative Agreement (TA) - In Progress

Should an Impasse in Negotiations Occur/Proceed to Arbitration - If necessary

Tentative Agreement (TA) - Goal

Bargaining Unit Membership Ratification Vote - after TA is reached