PSAC and The Treasury Board have reached an interim agreement for the Technical Services Group (TC), which has more than 11,000 employees in the federal public service. The agreement contains important advances on “common issues” such as sick leave and staff adjustment, the details of which were drawn up last December by the Common Issues Committee. The TC negotiating team was also able to make significant improvements in monetary compensation, increase existing quotas and create new allowances for certain groups of members. Bargaining Partners: Federal Government Dockyard Trades and Labour Council (Esquimalt) (West) (FGDTLC (W)) Collective Agreement Expiry Date: January 30, 2023 Dispute Resolution Mechanism: Conciliation Body: UNIFOR Collective Agreement Expiry Date: June 30, 2022 Dispute Resolution Mechanism: Arbitration Commission is created to review child custody needs. Better family leave, including extended family arrangements, was also negotiated. It is significant that the definition of family has been improved to include more family members. This means that members can use the relevant provisions of the collective agreement for more family members. The Memorandum of Understanding on the establishment of the Mental Health Task Force in the workplace is also included in this agreement. The task force`s mandate includes identifying ways to reduce and eliminate stigma related to mental health problems, improving communication on mental health issues in the workplace, and implementing Canada`s national standard for psychological health and safety in the workplace. The parties agreed on the agreement as early as 2015 during the negotiations and the task force has been working on it ever since. The TC Bargaining team unanimously recommends that this agreement be accepted.
More information will be provided to TC members in the near future. . Information on the future of the Confederation`s human resources and wage systems. After completing negotiations for several Department of Finance negotiating groups, Parks Canada`s negotiating team will return to the table August 24-28 to negotiate with agency representatives. . The union is determined to make progress on the following issues: the supervisory gap must be used as follows: a difference in supervision, as defined below, is paid to employees of the bargaining unit, positions that obtain a supervisory board according to the classification standard and which perform supervisory functions. For example, an employee on January 1, 2015, in the MAM subgroup, at the maximum level 08 with prudential coordination B2, the calculations would be as follows: As of January 1, 2015, the employee would receive a base salary of $27.52 according to Schedule A. The supervisory gap of $1.79 is achieved by multiplying the differential percentage of the supervisory board by 6.5% by base salary (not subject to supervision).