VM Bargaining Update – Signing of Collective Agreement
We are pleased to inform you that CFIA and PIPSC will sign the new collective agreement on August 20, 2014. The employer has 90 days from August 20 to pay your retroactivity. Remember that the retroactivity is based on the economic increases that should have been paid to you on October 1st, 2011 (1.75%), October 1st, 2012 (1.5%) and October 1st 2013 (2%), had the collective agreement been signed in 2011.
As per the severance pay, the employer will have 3 months from August 20, 2014 to provide you with your severance package and options. You will then have 6 months from August 20, 2014 to respond. Please note that your severance will continue to accumulate until September 20, 2014.
Enjoy the rest of your summer,
Your Bargaining Team