Signing of the new collective agreement on November 13th

Thursday, November 5, 2020

Now that the tentative agreement between PSAC/UTE and CRA has been approved by the Governor in Council and the Governor General of Canada, the parties will be signing  the new collective agreement on Friday, November 13, 2020.

The date of signing is the date on which our contract takes effect.  Everyone in the bargaining unit on that date is eligible to receive the one-time lump sum payment in the amount of $400.00. 

CRA has 180 days from the date of signing the new collective agreement to:

PSAC to government: Keep public services stable, head back to the bargaining table

Friday, April 24, 2020

Statement from PSAC National President Chris Aylward: 

Over the last two months of the COVID-19 pandemic, PSAC members have been on the frontlines battling the virus and delivering emergency financial support to millions of Canadians. They continue to provide these critical services, they do so without a new contract, and many have not seen wage increases for up to four years.  

It’s time for the federal government to fix this by heading back to the bargaining table and reaching a settlement for over 140,000 public service workers.