Subject to ratification, the Government of Canada has entered into agreements covering 60 per cent of public servants for this round of negotiations. „We are pleased to have reached another agreement with the Public Service Alliance of Canada and are encouraged by the progress we are making in our negotiations. Once again, this interim agreement shows that our government remains committed to agreements that are aware of today`s economic and fiscal environment, fair to workers and reasonable to Canadians. Detroit – The UAW announced today that hourly workers, both in production and crafts, have reached a preliminary agreement with FCA US LLC. „For many months, our UAW negotiating committee has worked hard for many months to maintain productive negotiations with the ACF,” said Cindy Estrada, UAW Vice-President, Director of Government, who continues to commit to entering into collective agreements with all outstanding bargaining units for this round of negotiations, including those represented by the PSAC. PSAC members in the Operational Services (SV) rate unit voted in favour of their interim agreement. The unit represents nearly 10,000 federal public service employees who went beyond Canadians during this pandemic to support Canadians. „Today, I am pleased to announce that NALC and the U.S. Postal Service have reached an interim agreement on a new national contract, a goal we have been working on continuously over the past 17 months. As I have pointed out on several occasions, NALC has taken a two-tiered approach to reaching a new national agreement, with negotiations underway and the presentation of the best possible case for our proposals in derinseschied. I am proud of the case and the evidence we have accumulated in the interest of arbitration, but I am all the more pleased that the factors can now decide whether or not to accept this provisional agreement in a ratification vote in accordance with the procedure described in the NALC Constitution.
Interim agreements (TA) are proposed collective agreements that have not been ratified (approved) by union leaders and the foundation board. EU members use provisional agreements to inform their vote when it is time to ratify new agreements. Preliminary agreements also give CSU leaders a taste of how the proposed contracts will work before they are approved. After the ratification of an interim agreement, it becomes a current collective agreement. The Attempt Agreement is a complex document that the members of the negotiating committee and the company have been working on for many months. The negotiating committee, with one exception, strongly supports the result. We believe that we have negotiated the best possible agreement for all members and that these provisions are a marked improvement over previous treaties. In the coming weeks, PSAC will meet with representatives of the Department of Finance to sign the new collective agreement. With the exception of retroactive monetary provisions, new contractual terms come into effect on the day of signing.
The bargaining team of BARGAINING UPDATE UAW Local 6000 has reached a preliminary agreement with the State of Michigan in contract negotiations on wages and benefits for the two-year period effective October 1, 2017. The interim agreement for UAW members working for the State of Michigan involves salary increases over the two-year contract. The NALC Executive Board unanimously recommends approving the interim agreement. The TA is also a better option for all workers than the current LUS contract and for LAA workers who have not protected a union contract if the agreement is not ratified and the committee were to return to the negotiating table for an uncertain period with an uncertain outcome.