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 for all parents, including adoptive
  • 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

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

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 pleased to announce that the CCC group has ratified the tentative agreement. We will now work with the Employer to compile the collective agreement in preparation for signature. We don’t anticipate any major delays and will keep you informed of the process as it moves forward.
31 January 2019
Here we are together again at the bargaining table. For some of us this is a return and for others it is the beginning of a new experience. In any case, it is a serious commitment to represent CS Group members collectively in the form of bargaining, by promoting the rights and interests of members and by vigorously safeguarding professional standards.
30 January 2019
On December 11th, your AV Group Bargaining Team met to draft our monetary/pay bargaining proposal. Non-monetary proposal was exchanged in September 2018 meeting.
25 January 2019
On January 15 & 16, your NR Bargaining Team had our initial face-to-face bargaining session with the Treasury Board Team.
25 January 2019
What a nicer way to start our SP union year than with a meeting with the Employer! Your Bargaining Team aims for a quick deal by the summer, before the federal election period starts, though it will not at the expense of a fair deal for all of you. So, by meeting early, we are trying to dance in that direction. Will we have someone to tango with?
25 January 2019
Your CFIA-SA Bargaining Team will be holding two town halls via teleconference to explain the ratification process and discuss the tentative agreement. Please join us on a call if you have questions regarding the ratification process or the tentative agreement.
25 January 2019
Members of the Bargaining Team for the SH Group, as well as occupational representatives from other SH professions, met January 18 and 19/2019 to finalize profession specific pay proposals.