A Parks Canada spokesperson said the Agency was pleased that employees had voted in favour of ratifying the collective agreement with PSAC. Union representatives say that all agreements provide for fair wages, no concessions and improved working conditions. In the coming weeks, PSAC will meet with Parks Canada representatives to sign the new collective agreements. With the exception of retroactive monetary provisions, new contractual terms come into effect on the day of signing. Members of the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSCA) in Parks Canada bargaining units voted in favour of their preliminary agreements. The new collective agreement is valid for the period 2018-21. “Parks Canada would like to thank the two bargaining teams for their efforts and commitment that led to the renewal of the collective agreement,” said PSAC, also fighting for a competitive pay increase for other national park employees, pay parity with the central public service, improved maternity and parental leave, and equity for seasonal and long-term workers. The union argued that supervisors are well-trained police officers who perform duties similar to those of other police services paid for by the Federal Union, yet in some cases the salaries of parking wardens were 17% lower than their colleagues. During the negotiations, THE PSAC fought for fair compensation for parking wardens, who are more in agreement with other Canadian police stations, such as Border Patrol Officers. BANFF – Parks Canada workers have ratified a new agreement between their union and their employer that includes wage increases.
The federal agency has 180 days from the signing of contracts to implement wage increases, wage adjustments and allowances. In light of this expanded implementation schedule, PSAC negotiated a lump sum payment of $500 in all contracts. Nanaimo – District Home Support LOU – Fixed Shift Positions Parks Canada Members will see a 2.8 per cent pay increase in the first year, followed by 2.2 per cent and 1.35 per cent increases over the next two years. “Thanks to their hard work and the solidarity shown by thousands of members across the country, we were able to negotiate a fair deal. We are now in a strong position to build on these improvements in the next round of negotiations. “I am proud of the elected members of our negotiating teams for their unwavering commitment to this roundtable,” said Chris Aylward, PSAC National President. . Community Connections Support Services Parks Canada employees also receive phoenix compensation to compensate for the federal government`s broken payroll system. There is also a new allocation of $1 an hour for handling dogs. . Sobeys Capital Inc DBA Extra-Accord (Langley).