116 A collective agreement is considered valid for one year, unless a longer period is set in the collective agreement. Training Follow us for special online training on different aspects of the new collective agreement. PSAC and the Treasury Board today signed new collective agreements for the Program and Administrative (PA) and Technical Services (TC) group, which were ratified by members on September 29. The two collective agreements represent more than 80,000 employees of the federal public service. PSAC and The Treasury Board also signed the Phoenix damages agreement reached this summer. 118 Nothing in this section prevents the parties from amending a provision of a collective agreement, with a provision other than a provision over its duration. 115 A collective agreement has effect for a bargaining unit from the government remains committed to entering into collective agreements with all pending bargaining units for this round of negotiations, including those represented by psac. The formal signing of the agreements now means that new contractual conditions come into force, with the exception of retroactive monetary provisions. The Ministry of Finance now has 180 days to implement wage increases, wage adjustments and allowances.
As explained in the contract ratification kits, PSAC negotiated a lump sum payment of $500 for members of these new contracts, given this expanded implementation schedule, which is normally 90 days. PSAC expects the Phoenix Treasury Board to pay general damages (i.e. the $2,500 package) within the 180-day transposition period mentioned above for the collective agreement. In addition, information on how current and former members who have suffered heavy losses from the Phoenix payroll system can claim additional compensation will be provided by the Treasury Board in the coming months. We will continue to urge the government to implement these regulations effectively. 2. Collective bargaining under subsection 1 may involve more than one department or another part of the federal public administration if each of the deputy chiefs concerned decide to negotiate collective agreements. At the same time, the government reached a preliminary agreement with PSAC to compensate employees for damage caused by the Phoenix compensation system and the late implementation of the 2014 collective agreements.
If this compensation agreement is approved, this compensation agreement will apply to the 140,000 PSAC members paid by the Phoenix payment system. Marginal Note: The obligation to implement the provisions of collective agreement 114 Subject to and within the meaning of this party and Division 1 of Part 2.1, a collective agreement is mandatory for the employer, the negotiator and every worker in the collective agreement unit on the date and after the date on which it takes effect. To the extent that the collective agreement deals with matters within the meaning of Section 12 of the Financial Management Act, the collective agreement is also mandatory on that date for any deputy director responsible for any part of the state administration that employs workers in the collective agreement unit. OTTAWA, ON, July 10, 2020 /CNW/CNW/ – In keeping with its obligation to enter into agreements that are fair to both workers and Canadians, the Canadian government reached a preliminary agreement on July 9, 2020 with Canada`s largest federal public service union, the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC). If ratified, the Canadian government will have reached agreements for this round of negotiations, which will cover nearly 60 per cent of public servants. Please keep your contact information up-to-date through the members portal to continue to obtain information on the implementation of collective agreements and the Phoenix comparison.