Collective Bargaining

We are celebrating big wins at the central bargaining table!

You give your best in your workplace and to your family, each and every day. We went into these negotiations to get a central agreement that acknowledges and supports this – and we got results.

Some groups have tentative agreements now and others continue their important work at the bargaining table.

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Members across Canada are voting YES to ratify their group’s new collective agreement and secure the central and group-specific wins.

Major Central Bargaining wins:

  • A base wage increase of 7% for all groups over the next 4 years — in addition to the wage increase negotiated at your group’s table
  • Parental leave top-up expanded by five weeks when both parents work for the federal public service
  • A historic win of 10 paid days of leave for survivors and victims of domestic violence
  • Each member with a ratified contract will receive a $400 compensation for the extended implementation of this new contract
  • Language on harassment that for the first time in the Canadian public service enshrines the right of a worker to a workplace free of harassment and violence
  • PIPSC collaboration with Treasury Board to replace Phoenix is secured
  • Members returning to work from parental leave will no longer be obligated to repay top-up if they move between departments and agencies for a new role
  • If you are owed retroactive pay and you do not receive it within 180 days compensation of $50 will be awarded on day 181 and again every 90 days to a maximum of $450

When you vote YES to your group’s new contract these central bargaining wins are included.

Your group will be organizing ratification events in your workplace to share all of the details of your tentative agreement. Information on your group’s negotiation process is available on your group page.

Central Bargaining Updates

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.
17 July 2019
Your NFB Bargaining Team is pleased to announce that on July 17, 2019 they signed a tentative agreement to finish this round of collective bargaining. The Bargaining Team would like to thank all members for their support during this round of bargaining.
10 July 2019
Learn more about the economic gains we made at the central bargaining table.
21 June 2019
Dear NR members, As you know, your NR Bargaining Team reached a tentative deal on May 29th for a new collective agreement. Members will have the opportunity to ask questions and express their opinions at the “Town Hall Meetings” that will take place on Wednesday July 10th.
21 June 2019
Only the changes to the Collective Agreement are identified in this summary. Everything else that is not mentioned in this summary remains unchanged.
21 June 2019
SP Vote on the SP Group Tentative Agreement – June 2019 Dear SP member,
21 June 2019
You can now listen to the recordings of our recent union-wide telephone town hall on the Phoenix compensation agreement and our central bargaining wins.
21 June 2019
PIPSC Central Table Tentative Agreement May 22, 2019 May 22, 2019 13h00
20 June 2019
The RCMP CM Negotiation Team has successfully concluded negotiations in mediation with the Treasury Board to secure a Memorandum of Agreement establishing the terms for transition of RCMP civilian members into the PIPSC collective agreements.
6 June 2019
Over the last month we have seen our hard work pay off. Join President Debi Daviau June 12 for a telephone town hall with updates on Phoenix damages and the central bargaining wins.
28 May 2019
PIPSC members have successfully negotiated with the Treasury Board to secure a 7% wage increase over the next 4 years.
2 May 2019
The PIPSC Central Table Bargaining Team met with Treasury Board Secretariat (TBS) representatives on April 24th and 25th. The two parties have continued to exchange counter-proposals.
3 April 2019
The PIPSC Central Table Bargaining Team met with Treasury Board Secretariat (TBS) representatives from March 26 - 28, 2019. The two parties are beginning to narrow their focus.
5 February 2019
The PIPSC Central Table Bargaining Team met with Treasury Board representatives from January 29 - 31, 2019 and engaged in a constructive discussion.
4 December 2018
In order to improve the efficiency of negotiations the PIPSC Central Bargaining Team electronically exchanged proposals with Treasury Board on November 2, 2018.
4 December 2018
Here are the bargaining proposals that were exchanged between the PIPSC Central Bargaining Table and Treasury Board.
12 October 2018
As bargaining season is upon us we are Better Together. Building on our success with Work Force Adjustment and our excellent progress with the Employee Wellness Support Program, representatives from the eighteen (18) groups* under the Treasury Board have joined forces to negotiate common issues at a central bargaining table.

Latest Bargaining Updates

21 July 2017
The Bargaining Team hosted an information session on July 12 at the St. Elias Center in Ottawa and on July 13 at the Delta City Centre in Ottawa. We can’t express enough how pleased we were at the record amount of participation we had.
20 July 2017
Fellow Members, Following the announcement of our tentative agreement we felt it was necessary to provide you with the attached additional information to ensure you can evaluate all the positive gains against the mandatory payout of our severance and reduction to our DIP properly.
20 July 2017
The Bargaining Team met on Wednesday July 5, 2017 to consider a Memorandum of Settlement that was offered by the company. Your Bargaining team and Group Executive agreed to unanimously recommend the acceptance of the settlement.
18 July 2017
Your Bargaining Team has been waiting for some positive news before giving an update. Our last bargaining session and subsequent update was February 2017.
18 July 2017
Your AFS Negotiation Team requested meeting dates as soon as possible following our last bargaining session held May 9-12.  On July 14th, CRA agreed to another bargaining session on September 19-21.  We look forward to resuming negotiations with the aim to conclude a collective agreement.
17 July 2017
Your Bargaining Team reached a Tentative Agreement with the Sunnybrook Mechanical and Electronic Technologists (SUN-MET) to renew the Group's Collective Agreement.
14 July 2017
On June 1, the RE Group Collective Agreement was signed. We are going to see the first effects on our pay on July 12. The pay of most RE members will be adjusted based on the new hourly rate. There will also be a partial or full retroactive payment.
13 July 2017
It’s time to give us your input for your contract! You collective agreement has expired, and now it is time to re-negotiate with the employer for better wages and working conditions.  The BCFNHA bargaining team will be holding 2 conference calls in order to obtain your input on w