Salary (remuneration) – has the same meaning as the “wage rate” in the employee`s collective agreement. Please respect the AV collective agreement for pay rates. 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. The rates of pay for excluded and unrepresented workers in the public service sections of the Financial Administration Act (AIF) and other parts of the federal public administration designated in Schedule IV to the FAA are set by the Treasury Board in accordance with Section 11 of the FAA. With the exception of provisions under the jurisdiction of the Public Service Commission (COPS), this National Common Council directive is considered to be part of collective agreements between parties and workers must have comfortable access to it. “I am pleased that PA employees, many of whom supported critical services to Canadians during the pandemic, have a new interim agreement and that all employees represented by PSAC are being compensated for the toll that the Phoenix payroll system has had on their lives. This is proof of our commitment to fair and equitable agreements, taking into account the current economic and fiscal environment. The Government remains committed to entering into collective agreements with all outstanding bargaining units for this round of negotiations, including those represented by the PSAC.
The three-year interim agreement applies to nearly 84,000 federal public servants represented and not represented in the Programs and Administrative Services (PA) group. The interim agreement would increase the economy and the group overall by 6.64 per cent over three years until July 2021, the smallest increase recorded last year, in line with the current economic environment. New provisions on care leave, extending parental leave and up to 10 days of domestic violence leave are also included in the interim agreement. This directive is considered to be part of collective agreements between the parties represented in the National Joint Council and workers must have prompt access to this directive. If persons in management or confidentiality positions are employed in a professional category and at the professional level under a collective agreement and their rates of pay have not been set by the tax office, they are paid at the rates of pay set in the collective agreement. Like the Phoenix compensation agreement, jointly developed by the federal government and other negotiators in 2019, the agreement includes measures to help those who have had unreought financial costs and capital income and who have experienced personal and financial difficulties. The agreement also includes general compensation for current and former PSAC employees. Rates of pay not authorized by collective agreements With the exception of these references to trade unions and the National Joint Council, this directive also applies, as a whole, to all workers who are appointed indefinitely and who are excluded or not represented. Any complaints from these staff members are dealt with as part of the usual redress process. 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).