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Feds expected to dig in their heels with PS unions as next election nears

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The Public Service Alliance of Canada, the largest federal public sector union, will have its first face-to-face with Treasury Board in July to exchange proposals for the next collective agreement.

Federal public sector unions aren’t rushing to the bargaining table as their contracts expire but some experts say the negotiations will only get more complicated as the federal government digs in its heals to appeal to core voters ahead of the 2015 election.

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Feds expected to dig in their heels with PS unions as next election nears

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
The Public Service Alliance of Canada, the largest federal public sector union, will have its first face-to-face with Treasury Board in July to exchange proposals for the next collective agreement.

Federal public sector unions aren’t rushing to the bargaining table as their contracts expire but some experts say the negotiations will only get more complicated as the federal government digs in its heals to appeal to core voters ahead of the 2015 election.

  

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Devon Jacobs, right, with Monte Solberg and Jim Armour at the 2012 Manning Networking Conference.

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