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Bargaining

PSAC negotiates wages and working conditions for a large number of workers in Quebec. Look for the latest bargaining news in this section.

If you are part of a national bargaining unit (Treasury Board, agencies, Canada Post, SSO, for example), check out this page. 

If you work for a university, Montréal Airports or the Canada Lands Company, read the articles hereunder. 

March 13, 2020 - 9:43am •
Strike votes As the number of reported cases of the coronavirus rise in Canada, it is important that PSAC take precautions and act proactively to safeguard the health and safety of our members, as well as the Canadian public. In keeping with recommendations from both local and national health authorities, the union has made the difficult decision to suspend activities that would require a large gathering of members.
March 6, 2020 - 10:53am •
For members from in the PA, SV, TC and EB groups. Join the Negotiations Update Telephone Townhalls on March 10. Hear from your National President, Chris Aylward, and National Executive-Vice President, Magali Picard about Treasury Board negotiations.
February 14, 2020 - 1:10pm •
  Locations of strike votes February 13, 2020 Venues, dates and times are still being finalized.  Below is a preliminary list.  Dates and times should be verified with your Local. 
December 5, 2018 - 10:15am •
MONTREAL, December 10, 2018 – The 90 ENAP course lecturers affiliated with the Public Service Alliance of Canada, Quebec region (PSAC-Quebec), have approved an initial collective agreement that now refers to them as contractual professors. The new designation is a key component of the collective bargaining for the employees who teach in the masters and doctoral programs at ENAP, a branch of Université du Québec.
November 8, 2018 - 4:56pm •
Quebec City, November 8, 2018 – The members of Local 10127 of the Public Service Alliance of Canada, Quebec region (PSAC-Quebec), which represents the researchers, technicians and engineers at FPInnovations in Quebec City, have voted 73% in favour of ratifying a new three-year collective agreement.  The approximately 50 unionized employees at FPInnovations in Quebec City had been without an employment contract since March 31, 2018. Negotiations resumed after members approved a rotating strike mandate on October 23. 
September 11, 2018 - 3:54pm •
Quebec City, September 12, 2018 – Some 20 members of the Union of National Employees (UNE), a component of the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC), have been demonstrating since 6:30 this morning at the corner of Grande-Allée Boulevard and Bougainville Avenue. The members, who work for the National Battlefields Commission (NBC), are “the poor relations of the federal government.”
July 23, 2018 - 2:04pm •
July 2018 Hon. Pablo Rodriguez Minister of Canadian Heritage House of Commons Ottawa, Ontario  K1A 0A6     Dear Minister: We, the employees of the National Battlefields Commission, wish to make you aware that we are currently in negotiations for the renewal of our collective agreement. We have not had a collective agreement since November 1, 2017. We are seeking to have the following issues resolved.
July 16, 2018 - 3:28pm •
Montréal, July 16, 2018 – The firefighters of Aéroports de Montréal, members of a local of the Public Service Alliance of Canada, ratified the tentative agreement reached with Aéroports de Montréal at the end of June. “The employer finally stopped its nonsense after a long standstill at the bargaining table”, explained Réal Brien, President of the local. “Indeed, it took a conciliation hearing – and two extensions – before the parties finally reached an agreement.”
April 25, 2018 - 2:26pm •
You are invited to attend the upcoming information sessions, where your union representatives can answer any questions you may have, to help you make an informed choice. Please consult the table below. PSAC will be holding electronic voting after the information sessions.
March 23, 2018 - 7:27am •
Montreal, March 22, 2018 – The Customs and Immigration Union (CIU) and the Public Service Alliance of Canada, Quebec Region (PSAC-Quebec) will hold a demonstration near the Lacolle border crossing on Friday, March 23 at 12 p.m. During the rally, the unions will also hold a press conference regarding the ongoing bargaining process with the government toward a new collective agreement for members of the FB (Border Services) group.

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