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PSAC reaches tentative deal with feds on Phoenix damages, wage increases

By Mike Lapointe      

Members will soon be invited to participate in online ratification votes when the final text and full details of the tentative agreement are made available, according to the union.

PSAC national president Chris Aylward, left, who heads the largest federal public service union, says the tentative deal with the Treasury Board, overseen by Minister Jean-Yves Duclos, right, 'recognizes the value and commitment of our members to Canadians.' The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade

After nearly three weeks at the bargaining table, Canada’s largest federal public service union reached a tentative agreement with the government late on July 9, securing both wage increases and compensation for damages in connection to the problem-plagued Phoenix pay system.

Mike Lapointe

Mike Lapointe joined the The Hill Times in June 2019 and covers the federal public service, deputy ministers, the Privy Council Office, public service unions, the Phoenix pay system, the machinery of government, and the Parliament Hill media.
- mlapointe@hilltimes.com


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