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  • Guides | Customs and Immigration Union
    to Grievance Handling Being a steward is an important job You were elected as a steward because you are a leader in your workplace Your colleagues are counting on you to show them how to make their workplace and union better This manual is just one of the tools you ll need to be a top notch steward Employment Equity Toolkit Employment Equity is a program of proactive positive measures designed to 1 increase the representation of people from the four designated groups in the workplace to a level that reflects their availability in the labour market and 2 to identify and eliminate artificial barriers in the workplace that prevent designated group members from accessing jobs promotions training etc Job Cuts Hurt Women Public Services and the Harper agenda The Conservative government s policies are threatening our human rights our jobs and our security Women are hit particularly hard by this slash and burn mentality and it will get worse in the years to come But PSAC women are fighting back Canadian Labour Congress Guides for Union Representatives Workers in Transition A Practical Guide about Gender Transition for Union Representatives This guide is designed for trade union leaders union staff

    Original URL path: http://www.ciu-sdi.ca/?page_id=129131&lang=en (2015-04-05)
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  • FB team preparing for coming round of bargaining | Customs and Immigration Union
    some of the key issues that we plan on raising in bargaining Key Issues Discipline CBSA management has been out of control recently in terms of discipline including investigations associated with professional standards Our union will continue to defend members against CBSA across the country in the context of unreasonable discipline but new protections are needed Retirement Our team will be seeking a commitment from Treasury Board and CBSA to support an early retirement regime comparable to other law enforcement agencies Arming Enhance protections for officers particularly given CBSA s recent communications concerning arming Compensation Compensation that reflects broader law enforcement community CBSA is a law enforcement agency and CBSA employees should be recognized accordingly Shift work Expanded rights for shift workers Telework Access to Telework arrangements Leave Leave for medical appointments and other related matters Sick leave The government has indicated that it wants to negotiate concessions to our sick leave and potentially other provisions in this round of bargaining PSAC National President Robyn Benson CIU National President Jean Pierre Fortin and our FB bargaining team have made it clear we will fight to defend our collective agreement rights including sick leave provisions We ll be sure to provide

    Original URL path: http://www.ciu-sdi.ca/2014/05/fb-team-preparing-for-coming-round-of-bargaining/ (2015-04-05)
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  • Current IssuesCustoms and Immigration Union | Page 3
    19 conducts food drive in support of the Inn of the Good Shepherd 3 February 2015 On Friday December 19th members of the PSAC Customs and Immigration Union CIU Local 19 conducted a quick food drive in support of the Inn of the Good Shepherd Both on duty and off duty members attended with donations In addition bargaining team member Lauren Baert was in attendance to answer any questions in relation FB team raises health and safety issues in bargaining 16 January 2015 This past week January 12 through 15 our FB bargaining team met with Treasury Board CBSA representatives to continue talks for a new collective agreement In negotiations our team made a number of proposals geared towards making CBSA a much better place to work PA bargaining team puts forward proposals for a healthy workplace 16 January 2015 The PA bargaining team met with Treasury Board from January 13 15 to put forward a number of proposals to advance PSAC s vision for a healthy workplace 2014 CBSA agrees to affix reflective tape identifiers to flaps on BSO vests 15 December 2014 After discussions with CIU in particular Brother Mark Weber Chair of the Occupational Safety and Health Committee and Brother André Beaulieu member of the CBSA Uniform Committee the CBSA has agreed to amend its position regarding the reflective tape identifiers On December 12 CBSA wrote to its managers indicating The concerns of officers regarding the CIU PSAC and TB CBSA resolve Unfair Labour Practice Complaint concerning erroneous information posted on CBSA intranet 3 December 2014 CIU National President Jean Pierre Fortin and CIU Labour Relations Officer Laurel Randle represented by Chantal Homier Nehmé PSAC Legal Officer and Andrew Raven of Raven Law are pleased to announce that the PSAC CIU and Treasury Board CBSA have resolved

    Original URL path: http://www.ciu-sdi.ca/issue/current-issues/page/3/ (2015-04-05)
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  • Standing together for bargaining, standing together for public services | Customs and Immigration Union
    negotiations with Treasury Board Our new video Standing together for bargaining standing together for public services features negotiating team members talking about the importance of membership engagement in the bargaining process Share this video to demonstrate that we are united in defending public services and the working conditions of the people who provide them This entry was posted on July 28 2014 by Jonathan Choquette Other articles posted in Collective

    Original URL path: http://www.ciu-sdi.ca/2014/07/standing-together-for-bargaining-standing-together-for-public-services/ (2015-04-05)
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  • PSAC stands strong during Treasury Board negotiations | Customs and Immigration Union
    filed a formal bad faith bargaining complaint against Treasury Board for their disregard for our collective bargaining rights Insulting wage proposal Treasury Board tabled a wage proposal of 0 5 per year for four years This amounts to a wage cut when inflation is factored in PA group Negotiations focus on classification reform workplace surveillance The key discussions at the table during this first session of bargaining focused on classification reform and workplace surveillance Our team told Treasury Board that our members are frustrated and angry with the delays in implementing classification reform We also focused on the electronic surveillance that front line customer service and call centre workers face FB group Talks focus on wage parity Our talks with CBSA on behalf of FB members focused on the ongoing fight for wage parity with the broader law enforcement community We also want to fix problems in the workplace and ensure that PSAC CIU members working at CBSA are afforded new rights and protections in the context of a hostile management culture TC group Bargaining proposals tabled and fight to implement expired agreement continues Our TC bargaining team sat down with the employer and exchanged initial proposals We also told the employer that it must fully implement the former TC collective agreement PSAC has referred a grievance to the Public Service Labour Relations Board and continues to push the matter at the bargaining table SV group Draft pay study first step in negotiations SV team members exchanged proposals with Treasury Board and received a draft joint pay study While the report is still a rough draft it nevertheless gave the team the opportunity to prepare technical questions on the pay study EB group Talks focus on pay study Since 2004 PSAC has been trying to implement changes to the compensation

    Original URL path: http://www.ciu-sdi.ca/2014/07/psac-treasury-board-negotiations/ (2015-04-05)
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  • PA group: Negotiations focus on classification reform, workplace surveillance | Customs and Immigration Union
    we will not negotiate concessions We told the employer that our goals in this round of bargaining are to resolve workplace problems and negotiate improvements to wages and working conditions The key discussions at the table during this first session of bargaining focused on classification reform and workplace surveillance Too many delays Our team told Treasury Board that our members are frustrated and angry with the delays in implementing classification reform A Memorandum of Understanding was first signed in 2009 that mandated joint consultation on a review of the Occupational Group Structure It also promised to reform outdated classification standards Five years later Treasury Board has still not signed off on the OGS review nor begun the reform of the classification standards Our bargaining team will be tabling new language on this initiative and will be considering what other actions can be taken Protecting privacy Another major conversation at the table was about privacy workplace surveillance and electronic monitoring of employees This was particularly focused on front line customer service and call centre workers Bargaining team members are concerned about how this kind of monitoring can be abused by the employer leading to discipline and negative performance reports We will be tabling language aimed at protecting members from electronic surveillance Sick leave not on table yet Treasury Board indicated that the government wishes to move to a short term disability plan however the employer did not yet table any specific sick leave proposals PSAC has been clear that any changes to working conditions needed to be negotiated at the bargaining table and not in backrooms or in the media On July 7 we filed an unfair labour practice complaint in response to Treasury Board s efforts to claw back sick leave benefits from employees We ll be back at the

    Original URL path: http://www.ciu-sdi.ca/2014/07/bargaining-update-pa-group/ (2015-04-05)
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  • FB Bargaining Team Tables Demands | Customs and Immigration Union
    employer that our goals for this round of bargaining are to bring wages and working conditions in line with the broader law enforcement community to fix problems in the workplace and to ensure that PSAC CIU members working at CBSA are afforded new rights and protections in the context of a hostile management culture at CBSA Some of the areas that we have made proposals on include A commitment from Treasury Board and CBSA to support an early retirement regime comparable to other federal law enforcement agencies New substantial protections in the context of discipline Increased premiums for shift workers Access to Telework arrangements New allowances Our team will be making proposals concerning Arming and CDT Hours of Work Job Security and Wages once the employer provides payroll and demographic data requested by our team We will also be conducting a survey on compensation in the broader law enforcement community in Canada We return to the bargaining table September 9 2014 Bad faith bargaining complaint filed over sick leave communications On Monday the PSAC filed a bad faith bargaining complaint over recent Treasury Board CBSA communications concerning our sick leave In negotiations Treasury Board indicated that the government wishes to move to a short term disability plan however the employer did not table any sick leave proposals At the outset of bargaining our team made it clear that we are seeking improvements in this round of bargaining not steps backwards For more information on our bargaining team on the complaint filed and for a copy of the package of proposals that we tabled and those of the employer please visit the FB bargaining section of the PSAC website We will be sure to provide updates as things progress This entry was posted on July 11 2014 by Jonathan Choquette Other

    Original URL path: http://www.ciu-sdi.ca/2014/07/fb-bargaining-team-tables-demands/ (2015-04-05)
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  • CIU National President meets with PA group negotiator | Customs and Immigration Union
    PSAC negotiator for the PA group They took advantage of their meeting to establish a PSAC CIU communication protocol that will ensure all PA bargaining updates reach the membership The PA bargaining team meets with Treasury Board in July and Brother Fortin offered his full support to the team This entry was posted on June 13 2014 by Jonathan Choquette Other articles posted in Collective Bargaining FB Group Calls for

    Original URL path: http://www.ciu-sdi.ca/2014/06/ciu-national-president-meets-with-pa-group-negotiator/ (2015-04-05)
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