Union's union votes for strike mandate

One of the main issues is pay equity between employees of the Public Service Alliance of Canada in Quebec and those elsewhere in Canada.

About 40 workers employed by the Public Service Alliance of Canada in Quebec have authorized pressure tactics including a possible strike.

About 40 employees working for a large union federation have voted in favour of a strike mandate.

The workers are employed by the Public Service Alliance of Canada in Quebec, and their union is represented by the Canadian Union of Public Employees and FTQ union. They include advisers, recruiters and administrative employees who work for the federation that represents 200,000 members.

The union has been without a contract since May 2019.

“Negotiations are respectful, but they are dragging on,” the union said in a statement. “The main unresolved issues are pay equity between employees in Quebec and those elsewhere in Canada, as well as internal equity among recruiters who have less favourable working conditions.”

The union complains that payments were given in compensation to PSAC workers in the rest of Canada, but not in Quebec, though the error that led to the compensation did not affect Quebec.

CUPE says relations with the employer are not bad, but negotiations have gone on for two years. The mandate approved Tuesday night in a virtual meeting allows the union to use pressure tactics up to and including a strike.

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