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TB bargaining update: We’re declaring impasse as Liberals table a 2-year wage freeze

TB bargaining update: We’re declaring impasse as Liberals table a 2-year wage freeze

In our latest bargaining talks, the Liberal government proposed a 2 year wage freeze for the 90,000 PSAC members whose departments fall under Treasury Board negotiations. Following the talks, we declared bargaining impasse and filed for a Public Interest Commission. This means that the Labour Board will convene a three person panel that will look at the situation and issue a recommendation for settlement. I’d like to explain how we got here. PSAC began bargaining with Treasury Board early this…

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PSAC declares bargaining impasse as Liberals fail to deliver

PSAC declares bargaining impasse as Liberals fail to deliver

Hi, I’m Chris Aylward, National President of the Public Service Alliance of Canada. Last week, PSAC’s bargaining teams were forced to declare impasse after the Liberal government failed to make substantial progress towards a new contract for over 90,000 members covered by Treasury Board Bargaining. Like many of you, we are incredibly disappointed and frustrated that after almost a year of talks, the government squandered this critical opportunity to negotiate a fair contract for public service workers before the next…

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