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PPS to begin collective bargaining with security officers’ unions after labour board ruling

By Laura Ryckewaert      

On Oct. 10, the Federal Public Sector Labour Relations and Employment Board ordered the employer to go to the bargaining table. The heads of all three unions representing security officers on the Hill are hailing the labour board’s ruling as a win, but won’t stop protest actions until it’s clear negotiations are happening in good faith.

A Parliamentary Protective Service guard, pictured recently on the Hill. There’s light at the end of the tunnel of the almost 18-month-long labour standoff between the Parliamentary Protective Service and the unions representing officers after a recent federal labour board ruling ordered the employer to go to the bargaining table. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

There’s light at the end of the tunnel of the almost 18-month-long labour standoff between the Parliamentary Protective Service and the unions representing officers after a recent federal labour board ruling ordered the employer to go to the bargaining table.

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