As a separate employer, the CRA is responsible for conducting its own collective bargaining and negotiations for unionized employees and determining compensation levels for non-unionized employees. In this role, the CRA is responsible for collective bargaining and negotiations with the following bargaining agents: the Public Service Alliance of Canada, Union of Taxation Employees (PSAC-UTE) and the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada-Audit, Financial and Scientific (PIPSC-AFS group).
The CRA is committed to the principles of openness, transparency, professional integrity and ensuring greater availability of information for all its employees, and the Canadian public concerning collective bargaining.
Regular updates on collective bargaining will be posted as new information becomes available.
Update – CRA and PSAC-UTE
On October 25, 2016, the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) and the Public Service Alliance of Canada – Union of Taxation Employees (PSAC-UTE) signed the new collective agreement, which covers all employees represented by the PSAC-UTE for the Program Delivery and Administrative Services Group.
The provisions of the new collective agreement take effect on October 25, 2016, and cover a four-year period, starting November 1, 2012.
The CRA and the PSAC-UTE have agreed to return to the negotiation table on May 3 and 4, 2017, to discuss the “re-opener” provision in the current collective agreement. This provision relates to the economic increases effective November 1, 2014, and November 1, 2015.
The CRA is committed to reaching an agreement with respect to the economic increases and will provide more information as it becomes available.
Update - CRA and PIPSC (AFS group)
The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) and the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada for the Audit, Financial and Scientific Group met for a negotiation session from March 21 to 24, 2017.
The parties made significant progress on a number of items. They have agreed to meet again May 9 to12, 2017.
The CRA is committed to continuing negotiations with the objective of reaching an agreement. The CRA will provide more information as it becomes available.
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