Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat

Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat

October 22, 2013 17:58 ET

Minister Clement Announces Tentative Agreement with Border Services Group

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Oct. 22, 2013) - The Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board, today announced that the Government of Canada has reached a tentative agreement with the Border Services (FB) Group. This represents the last agreement in the Treasury Board's current round of collective bargaining.

"During this round of collective bargaining, which began in 2011, we have reached 27 agreements with 17 different bargaining agents in the core public administration through balanced and consistent negotiations," said Minister Clement. "All of this work has been guided by the Government's firm commitment to reaching fiscally responsible settlements that are fair to Canadian taxpayers and to employees."

The Border Services Group includes over 8,700 employees who are primarily involved in the planning, development, delivery, and management of the inspection and control of people and goods entering Canada.

Information on collective agreements can be found on the Collective Bargaining page on the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat website.

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