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CS (Computer Systems) Group

  • CS Group - Classification Awareness
  • 16-MAY-2016 02:45 PM
  • As classification officer on the CS Group National Executive, I wanted to touch base with you to bring awareness of changes that are forthcoming.
  • CS Bargaining Update #18
  • 12-MAY-2016 08:35 AM
  • Your CS Bargaining Team was in negotiations with Treasury Board from May 2nd to 4th. We came to the table motivated to move forward on all the Group`s major issues.
  • Proud2B challenge
  • 09-MAY-2016 12:00 PM
  • We are happy to launch a mobilization game called Proud2B.
  • CS Group-Bargaining Update #17
  • 15-APR-2016 12:49 PM
  • Your Bargaining Team met with the Employer on April 5th and 6th 2016 and separately on the 7th to discuss and prepare for the next round.
  • CS Bargaining Proposals
  • 08-APR-2016 10:41 AM
  • Many of you have written to us about the CS Group’s contract proposals. It is important for you to know that the proposals were developed by a number of CS members from across Canada.
  • A message from Debi Daviau about outsourcing at Shared Services Canada
  • 24-MAR-2016 02:28 PM
  • The news today that the federal government may implement recommendations by outside consultant PricewaterhouseCoopers to – surprise – outsource potentially thousands of professional jobs at Shared Services Canada (SSC) is disappointing to say the least and, frankly, deeply worrying to our members.
  • Vacation Carry Over For All CS Members
  • 19-JAN-2016 02:00 PM
  • As the end of fiscal year 2015–2016 draws near, I wish to remind you that all annual leave credits exceeding two hundred and sixty-two decimal five (262.5) hours or thirty-five (35) days, which have not been used before March 31, 2016, may automatically be paid-out in accordance with Article 15.07.
  • CS Group - Call for Nominations 2016
  • 18-JAN-2016 11:44 AM
  • The Elections Committee is requesting nominations for these positions. Such nominations must include the candidate’s name (printed) and signature accepting the nomination, as well as the position for which the candidate is being nominated.
  • CS Group - 2015 Election Report
  • 29-JUN-2015 10:59 AM
  • The CS Group held its elections from May 20 to June 10, 2015. For this occasion, an election committee was struck as follows:
  • CS Group - Bargaining Update #12
  • 29-JUN-2015 11:41 AM
  • The CS Group has come a long way since its last annual general meeting in 2014. On August 21st, 2014, the CS Group received the Notice to Bargain from the Treasury Board. We continued our preparations and in parallel, we began consultations for the essential services designations. Our collective agreement expired on December 21, 2014.
  • CS Group - Call for Delegates to the 2015 PIPSC AGM
  • 01-JUN-2015 03:09 PM
  • This year's AGM will be held November 6th and 7th at the Delta Ottawa City Centre. The AGM is a gathering of the full membership of PIPSC as represented by delegates whose purpose is to review and set the policy direction of the Institute.
  • CS Group - Vacation Carry Over
  • 24-MAR-2015 03:18 PM
  • As the end of fiscal year 2014–2015 draws near, I wish to remind you that all annual leave credits exceeding two hundred and sixty-two decimal point five (262.5) hours or thirty-five (35) days, which have not been used before March 31, 2015, may automatically be paid in accordance Article 15.07.
  • CS Group - Bargaining Update no. 7 (PDF)
  • 17-OCT-2014 02:25 PM
  • The summer is already behind us and in spite of our summer vacations; the CS group has been extremely occupied in the course of last few months.
  • CS Group - Bargaining Update no. 6 (PDF)
  • 18-JUN-2014 09:29 AM
  • In October 2013, I enthusiastically accepted the position as your next Bargaining Officer. Since that time, the CS Group has been actively engaged in preparing the next round of bargaining.
  • CS Group - Bargaining Update no. 5 (PDF)
  • 06-MAY-2014 03:45 PM
  • In December 2013, the Executive sought volunteers for the CS Contract Proposals Committee. A Committee of 32 was chosen. On April 15 & 16, the committee met to draft the CS proposals for the upcoming 2014 round of negotiations.
  • CS Bargaining Survey 2014
  • 11-MAR-2014 10:37 AM
  • Your collective agreement expires on December 21st, 2014. Your Bargaining Team is seeking your input, through a survey, to determine the bargaining issues to be addressed during the upcoming round of negotiation.
  • CS Bytes – No 4
  • 07-MAR-2014 02:38 PM
  • The CS Sub-Group Presidents and the CS Executive met in Toronto on March 1, 2014. More than 50 members were in attendance
  • CS Byte no. 2
  • 12-FEB-2014 03:46 PM
  • The Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada held a Collective Bargaining Conference on January 23rd and 24th, 2014.
  • CS Group Newsletter - Summer 2013 (PDF)
  • 29-AUG-2013 10:55 AM
  • I would like to take this opportunity to first thank our past president Luc Carriere for the years of dedicated service he gave to the CS Group and his union.
  • SSC Decision Letter - July 15, 2013
  • 15-JUL-2013 03:15 PM
  • We were disappointed to hear on June 25, 2013 that Shared Services Canada (SCC) had decided to outsource the modernization of the government of Canada’s new email system to Bell Canada and CGI.
  • CS Bargaining - Update #31
  • 10-JUN-2013 08:36 AM
  • We have been receiving a lot of questions regarding articles 8 “Overtime”, 10 “stand-by” and 27 “Information”. Be aware that these articles did not change during the last negotiations.
  • Call for CS Group - PIPSC AGM Delegate Applications 2013
  • 31-MAY-2013 11:05 AM
  • This year's AGM will be held November 8th and 9th at the Delta Ottawa City Centre. The AGM is a gathering of the full membership of PIPSC as represented by delegates whose purpose is to review and set the policy direction of the Institute.
  • New CS Group Collective Agreement
  • 26-FEB-2013 11:30 AM
  • Treasury Board has published the electronic version of the new CS group collective agreement. All CS employees will receive a paper copy by April 14, 2013.
  • CS Group Newsletter - December 2012 (PDF)
  • 17-DEC-2012 08:26 AM
  • This is probably the last time I contribute to the CS Group newsletter, as I am now ‘affected’ by Workforce Adjustment at Human Resources Department.
  • CS Group Ratifies Tentative Agreement
  • 17-NOV-2012 10:00 AM
  • The Executive of the CS Group announces that the members of the CS Group have ratified the Tentative Agreement as negotiated between Treasury Board and the members of the Bargaining Team of the CS Group.
  • CS Group - Tentative Agreement Ratified
  • 06-NOV-2012 11:45 AM
  • The tentative agreement reached on June 6th, 2012 between the CS Group and Treasury Board Secretariat has been ratified by the members of the CS Group.
  • CS Group - Bargaining Update #28 (PDF)
  • 20-SEP-2012 08:17 AM
  • One of the major points in the CS Group tentative agreement with Treasury Board is the elimination of sever-ance pay for voluntary departures (resignation and retirement).
  • CS Bargaining - Update #27 (PDF)
  • 10-JUL-2012 02:02 PM
  • On June 6th, 2012 your CS bargaining team reached a tentative agreement with Treasury Board to renew the CS Group collective agreement.
  • CS Group - 2012 Election Report
  • 29-JUN-2012 10:40 AM
  • The CS Group held its elections from May 16 to June 6, 2012. For this occasion, an election committee was formed as follows:
  • CS Bargaining - Update #26 (PDF)
  • 15-JUN-2012 03:11 PM
  • After receiving several emails from members, here are some clarifications on the tentative agreement reached between the CS Group and the Treasury Board on June 6, 2012.
  • CS Bargaining - Update #25 (PDF)
  • 09-JUN-2012 12:00 PM
  • On June 4th, 2012, the negotiations were reconvened; after 3 days of bargaining the parties reached a tentative agreement.
  • CS Bargaining - Update #24 (PDF)
  • 18-MAY-2012 02:25 PM
  • At the last bargaining session in February, the CS bargaining team indicated to Treasury Board that the CS group is ready to come back to the table if they get a new mandate and are ready to address some of our concerns.
  • CS Bargaining - Update #23 (PDF)
  • 08-MAY-2012 10:55 AM
  • The budget had no direct impact on our negotiations. There were no salary freezes, no modification of our collective agreement and no limits imposed on salary increases.
  • CS Elections - Candidates' Biographies
  • 17-APR-2012 09:13 AM
  • The CS Group is a constituent body of the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada. The mandates of the CS Group Executive are of three (3) years, some of these mandates will expire on June 9, 2012.
  • CS Bargaining - Update #22
  • 05-APR-2012 01:44 PM
  • The Public Service Labour Relations Act (PSLRA) governs the process of negotiating our collective agreements in the Canadian public service.
  • CS Bargaining 2012 Update #21 (PDF)
  • 05-MAR-2012 02:50 PM
  • After eight negotiation sessions and approximately 24 days of bargaining, the CS Group and Treasury Board were unable to reach a deal.
  • CS Bargaining 2012 Update #20 (PDF)
  • 24-FEB-2012 11:15 AM
  • The CS bargaining team met with the Treasury Board representatives on February 21-23 for the eighth negotiation session. Discussions focused on the important issues still in dispute.
  • CS Bargaining 2012 Update #19 (PDF)
  • 03-FEB-2012 01:52 PM
  • The bargaining team met Treasury Board on January 24th for the seventh negotiation session. Substantial exchanges took place.
  • CS Bargaining 2012 Update #17 (PDF)
  • 10-JAN-2012 01:53 PM
  • The bargaining team would like to thank all the organizers and participants of the events/activities in support of negotiations in November.
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