We will announce the final text and full details of the provisional agreement on the TC Group and the agreement on common issues as soon as they are available. Shortly thereafter, TC members are invited to participate in online ratification votes. The details of the votes shall be communicated as soon as possible. VIP members in the Parks Canada and CFIA tariff units voted in favour of their respective preliminary agreements. The ratification kit, which contains the full text of the provisional agreement, is now available for download. The PA, TC, EB and SV and PSAC-UTE groups have now reached preliminary agreements with their employers and PSAC members now have the opportunity to vote on their new collective agreements. The PSAC held ratification votes in the Atlantic region between August 24 and September 29 so that you could vote. Below you will find information on registering for the webinar for the ratification vote which is most convenient for you. “We are pleased to have reached another agreement with the Public Utilities Alliance of Canada and are encouraged by the progress we are making in our negotiations.
Once again, this preliminary agreement demonstrates our Government`s commitment to agreements that are aware of today`s economic and fiscal environments, fair to employees and reasonable to Canadians. You can vote by phone or online on the provisional agreement. As stated above, you must attend an information meeting before the vote. As a PSAC member working for the Treasury Board, you have the opportunity to vote on the provisional agreement with your employer from August 24 to September 29, 2020. On July 21, PSAC`s TC bargaining team reached an interim agreement with the Board of Directors. The negotiating team unanimously recommends ratification of the new agreement. The formal signing of the agreements today means that new contractual conditions are in force, with the exception of retroactive monetary provisions. The Treasury Board now has 180 days to implement salary increases, salary adjustments and allowances. As explained in the contract ratification kits, psac has negotiated a lump sum payment of US$500 for members in these new contracts, given this extended implementation timeframe, which is normally 90 days. We are approaching the end of the voting period for the ratification of the new provisional agreements for the PA, TC, EB, SV and PSAC-UTE groups. The PSAC has ratification votes between August 24 and September 29 for members of the AP, TC, EB and PSAC UTE and from August 31 to October 5 for SV members in each PSAC region. .