Notwithstanding Article 22 (employment security) of the collective agreement, the current employment transition policy is a priority in the event of a conflict between this annex to the transition of employment and this section. CFIA management has made a number of concessions. Our union bargaining team is committed to improving our collective agreement and rejects any concessions that compromise our rights and benefits. The Partnership Committee is a collaborative forum to address issues related to the public service health plan. This is more than collective bargaining in which the PSAC negotiates collective agreements on behalf of its members. The PSAC expects the new Liberal government to live up to its commitments to respect our right to free collective bargaining and to restore public services provided by our members. A one-time payment of $500 in recognition of the extension of the collective agreement implementation period and an additional $50 for each additional 90-day period Teams addressed the persistent issue of sick leave in order to extend or improve the current sick leave regime. They made it clear that any improvement should be included in the collective agreement. They reaffirmed that the underlying objective of a sick leave system was to ensure that workers were not forced to choose between medical work or the withdrawal of a pay cheque.
17.36 Both the Union and the employer may make a political complaint to the other regarding the interpretation or application of the collective agreement with respect to one or the bargaining unit in general. To ensure that our members have the facts and understand the impact of the preliminary agreement, PSAC holds an hour of live and interactive webinars. The agreement was reached after two years of negotiations with the CFIA. The new contract and the resulting salary increases will be applied retroactively to January 2012. Strengths of the new interim agreement with CFIA Von: psacunion.ca/psac-welcomes-release-mental-health-joint-task De: psacunion.ca/bill-c-4-webinar-recordings-available Following the recent ratification by the PA, SV, TC and EB Treasury Board groups, the following steps are being taken: “I am proud of our negotiating teams who have been strong during these two long and difficult years of negotiations,” said Roby Benn Benson, PSAC NATIONAL PRESIDENT. Thanks to the hard work and commitment of our negotiating teams, as well as the support and solidarity of the members of the negotiating unit, we were able to conclude these agreements. Members of the Public Service Alliance of Canada working for the Treasury Board have accepted new collective agreements that contain no concessions for four bargaining units representing more than 100,000 workers.