PSAC declares bargaining impasse, calls for commission as prelude to potential strike vote
By Emily HawsDec. 19, 2018
The feds say they're committed to working with unions to reach agreements that are good for both bureaucrats and Canadians.
PSAC national president Chris Aylward says the government is not serious about reaching a tentative agreement, given its most recent wage counter-proposal. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
The largest public sector union is one step closer to strike action for four groups representing 90,000 public servants, after declaring a bargaining impasse over the government’s latest contract offer.
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