Collective Bargaining

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

Collective agreement expiry date: October 31, 2016
Dispute Resolution Mechanism: Conciliation

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.

Update - CRA and PIPSC (AFS group)

Collective agreement expiry date: December 21, 2014
Dispute Resolution Mechanism: Conciliation

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 February 28 to March 3, 2017.

The parties made significant progress on a number of items. They have agreed to meet again March 21 to 24 and May 9 to 12, 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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