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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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Monday, April 27, 2015
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Vickers honoured at Douglas C. Frith dinner April 2, 2015

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The Château Laurier Ballroom was packed on Tuesday, March 31 for the Canadian Association of Former Parliamentarians dinner.
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The evening began with RCMP Cpl. Craig Kennedy's rendition of O Canada.
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Ambassador to Ireland Kevin Vickers was recognized as an honorary member of CAFP for his heroism as the Sergeant at Arms during the Oct. 22 shooting.
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Peter O'Brian, Liberal MP Carolyn Bennett and Steve Paikin.
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Rob Nicholson and former Liberal MP Sue Barnes.
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Conservative MP Dean Allison.
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Kevin Vickers and Conservative MP Ray Boughen.
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International Union of Operating Engineers' Steven Schumann and Canadian Labour's Nathan Rotman.
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House Deputy Speaker Joe Comartin.
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Mary Dawson, Senator David Smith, and Sharon Sholzberg-Gray.
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Senator Art Eggleton and Conservative MP Earl Dreeshen.
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Independent MP Brent Rathgeber in conversation with TVO's Steve Paikin.
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Andrew Cardozo, Pearson Centre president.
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Conservative MP Jay Aspin and Kevin Vickers.
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Lobbyist Leo Duguay.
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TVO host and author Steve Paikin gave an impassioned speech on what he's learned about the allure of public life.

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