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  • Bargaining Newsletter # 11 - Together for the Win
  • Bargaining Newsletter # 11 - Together for the Win
  • 02-NOV-2016 10:02 AM
  • The Institute recently held a special meeting on communication and cohesive bargaining. With members of the negotiation teams from the AV, SP, SH, NR, RE, CS, and AFS Groups, we firmed-up our strategy for communicating with and mobilizing members in support of fair collective agreements.
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  • Bargaining Newsletter #10 – A year without Harper
  • Bargaining Newsletter #10 – A year without Harper
  • 18-OCT-2016 06:30 PM
  • It's been a year since we helped bring the Harper regime to an end. While we've made much progress, we have more to do. After a year of negotiating with the new government, our members' patience is running thin.
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  • Bargaining newsletter #8 (PDF)
  • Bargaining newsletter #8 (PDF)
  • 12-JUL-2016 02:35 PM
  • Public service professionals are Ready for a contract that makes up for lost time. Fair compensation is essential to a good deal.
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  • Bargaining Newsletter #7 (PDF)
  • Bargaining Newsletter #7 (PDF)
  • 28-JUN-2016 03:37 PM
  • In our previous newsletter (#6), we welcomed the government’s decision to repeal Bill C-4, legislation that had severely tilted the balance of the negotiations process in favour of the Employer. Here are some of the immediate effects of the interim agreement on bargaining reached between PIPSC and the Treasury Board:
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  • Bargaining Newsletter #6 (PDF)
  • Bargaining Newsletter #6 (PDF)
  • 14-JUN-2016 11:02 AM
  • Where are we at? So far we have not seen much progress at the table. In the weeks ahead, we will continue to press Treasury Board negotiators on our key issues.
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  • Bargaining Newsletter #5 (PDF)
  • Bargaining Newsletter #5 (PDF)
  • 02-MAY-2016 03:19 PM
  • The contract between public employees and the federal government has broken down – and not just because our contract expired in 2014. More and more of the services that should be delivered by government workers are being outsourced for longer and longer periods of time.
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  • Bargaining Newsletter #4 (PDF)
  • Bargaining Newsletter #4 (PDF)
  • 18-APR-2016 11:02 AM
  • After years of dangerous deregulation and dramatic cuts to Canada’s public science funding and staff under the previous government, the 2016 federal Budget, unveiled last month, sent a clear signal that we again have one that’s serious about science.
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  • Bargaining Newsletter #3 (PDF)
  • Bargaining Newsletter #3 (PDF)
  • 06-APR-2016 02:56 PM
  • The Liberal government released its inaugural budget on March 22nd to much fanfare and popular support. As promised, it did not include the previous government’s fictitious $900 million “savings” in public service sick leave, signalling its commitment to negotiate a new plan in good faith.
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  • Bargaining newsletter #2 (PDF)
  • Bargaining newsletter #2 (PDF)
  • 22-MAR-2016 08:31 AM
  • For many years, the Professional Institute has advocated for restoring the integrity of Canada’s tax system. Recently, during the 2015 federal election campaign, PIPSC worked with like-minded organizations such as Canadians for Tax Fairness to identify key problems in the current system that should be addressed in the current round of collective bargaining
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  • Bargaining Update #1 (PDF)
  • Bargaining Update #1 (PDF)
  • 03-MAR-2016 11:44 AM
  • The Strategic Bargaining Committee (SBC) held a productive day of discussions and planning on February 19th, 2016 in Ottawa. Attendees included Group Presidents from across the Institute, myself, Vice- President Shannon Bittman, as well as PIPSC negotiators, researchers, and mobilization staff
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