FB group

(From left to right) David-Alexandre Leblanc, Ken Turner, Claude Bouchard, Keith Palmer, Michael Aessie, Mathieu Landry, Tammy Firlotte, Stewart Saunderson, Frances Baroutoglou, Jon Ross, Emily Henry, Charles Khoury, Leanne Hughes, Murray Star, Morgan Gay, Mathew Ashworth, Joey Dunphy, Jordan Smith and Andrew Wiersema.

This occupational group of 7,000 employees in the Canada Border Services Agency is responsible for the planning, development, delivery or management of the inspection and control of people and goods entering Canada.


August 1, 2019

Our PSAC-Customs and Immigration Union (PSAC-CIU) bargaining team raised issues around vacation leave, medical notes, student workers and firearm practice time during negotiations with Treasury Board/Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) July 30 to August 1.

July 24, 2019

Negotiations for new collective agreements for most members began over a year ago, but the government has repeatedly refused our reasonable proposals for a just settlement.

June 14, 2019

Our PSAC--CIU bargaining team representing FBs rejected concessions to job security and again pushed for 25 and out retirement during negotiations the week of June 10.

May 17, 2019

The PSAC-Customs and Immigration Union (PSAC-CIU) bargaining team representing the Border Services (FB) group made limited progress in their latest round of negotiations with Treasury Board/Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) the week of May 13.

Leave provisions

April 26, 2019

After more than ten months of bargaining defined by delays, insulting offers and frustratingly slow progress towards a fair contract, PSAC’s bargaining teams are giving the government one last chance at the negotiating table.

March 5, 2019
A majority of PSAC-Customs and Immigration Union (PSAC-CIU) members voted to keep the existing definition of years of service in the collective agreement.
March 4, 2019

Union raises abuse of authority and anti-harassment proposals; CBSA rejects extended maternity and parental leave top-up.

February 11, 2019

The online vote will take place between 8:30 AM on February 18 and 12 PM/noon on March 1 (ET).

January 25, 2019

Our Bargaining Team has decided to take the unprecedented step of calling a membership vote on the issue of years of service accrual. 

January 11, 2019

On January 7-10, PSAC/CIU’s Border Services (FB) bargaining team kicked off a new round of bargaining, meeting with TB/CBSA negotiators and exchanging proposals.