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Hill-union contract talks to pick up over summer, fall

By Charelle Evelyn      

Most collective agreements between the House of Commons, the Senate, and their respective unions expire this year, affecting hundreds of staff.

Speaker of the House Geoff Regan is responsible for House of Commons staff, who will be negotiating new collective agreements over the next few months. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

As the core public service tries to nail down new contracts with the federal government, many of Parliament Hill’s unionized employees are also getting ready to exchange demands with their employers through the summer and fall.

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