OTTAWA, June 16, 2017 /CNW/ - After three days of bargaining this week, negotiations between Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) and the National Capital Commission (NCC) broke off Wednesday afternoon with no progress and no agreement.
The parties have been in bargaining since February 2015 when the two sides exchanged proposals and demands. For two years, the NCC delayed the process and refused to negotiate in good faith with the union.
PSAC had filed for conciliation in January 2017, but the process was put on hold after a few weeks in order to give bargaining another chance.
In May of this year, the NCC returned to the table with a limited mandate from Treasury Board. While their mandate includes improvements to the collective agreement, it did not address any of the NCC-specific issues and concerns brought forward by the union.
The three days of meetings this week only confirmed the NCC's unwillingness to bargain in good faith.
SOURCE Public Service Alliance of Canada
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