22 April 2022
Update on the new SR Job Description Implementation
26 January 2022
Election Results for the CFIA-S&A Group Executive We have verified the results for the elections for the CFIA-S&A Group Executive. The following candidates were successful and will take office.
24 January 2022
CFIA Science & Analytical (S & A) Group Annual General Meeting Saturday, February 26, 2022 12:00 – 1:00 pm (EST) Virtual format (Zoom)
20 December 2021
Submit your nomination for available union leadership roles by Thursday, January 19, 2022.
24 August 2021
Update from the Regulatory Science (SR) Joint Consultation Committee on SR Standardised Job Review
10 February 2021
The CFIA-S&A SR classification is working hard on their reclassification process to create standardized job descriptions. Check out answers to your frequently asked questions.
5 February 2021
The standardized job description and remapping job validation reviews are underway for members of the CFIA-S&A SR classification. Learn more about how to provide useful feedback to the employer and ensure this process is accurate.
24 December 2020
We have verified the results for the elections for the CFIA-S&A Group Executive. The following candidates were successful and will take office. Regional Representative – Quebec Stéphanie Fréchette – Acclaimed
22 December 2020
The CFIA-S&A bargaining team is pleased to announce that CFIA and PIPSC signed the new collective agreement on December 23, 2020, covering the period of October 1, 2018, through to September 30, 2022.
4 December 2020
The CFIA has completed their ratification process and our collective agreement is almost ready for signing.
1 December 2020
The CFIA has recently distributed the unclassified Standardized Job Descriptions (SJD) to Regulatory Science (SR) members via each branch’s SharePoint website.
25 November 2020
Review your standardized job description (SJD) and discuss any questions or concerns you have with your supervisor and S&A Group steward by December 24, 2020.
21 October 2020
Submit your nomination for available union leadership roles by November 19, 2020.
21 October 2020
Nominees must review and to respect the Group Elections Code of Conduct.
9 October 2020
18 September 2020
We are pleased to announce that the CFIA-S&A group has ratified the tentative agreement.
2 September 2020
Dear members of the CO, EN-ENG, ES, PG, SE-RES, SE-REM and SR classifications
26 August 2020
Please take the time to review all the documents in the package before voting. The bargaining team unanimously recommends the acceptance of this tentative agreement
21 August 2020
The CFIA-S&A bargaining team signed a tentative agreement with the CFIA. Regular members will be invited to vote on this new agreement in the coming weeks.
14 August 2020
The CFIA VM, IN and S&A Groups are pleased to announce that we have reached tentative agreements with the CFIA.
4 August 2020
PREAMBLE These By-Laws, in general, pertain to matters of Group organization not covered by the By-Laws of The Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada and are made pursuant to those By-Laws. DEFINITIONS
10 July 2020
We’re pleased to announce that PIPSC and CFIA will be bargaining the week of August 10, 2020.
25 June 2020
We are happy to announce that we have come to an agreement with the CFIA on all Regulatory Science (SR) job descriptions.
20 May 2020
The CFIA bargaining team is refocused and ready to work with the employer to secure the contract that all CFIA members deserve.
20 May 2020
We have come to an agreement on the content for 6 job descriptions in Operation Branch and are close to an agreement on 7 job descriptions in Science Branch.
27 February 2020
We’ve almost reached an agreement in principle with CFIA management on updating several Scientific Regulatory (SR) job descriptions.
19 December 2019
On behalf of the Joint Consultation Committee (CFIA & PIPSC), we wanted to take this opportunity to update you on the work that PIPSC and the CFIA continue to do in building new and improved SR job descriptions.
4 December 2019
2019 Election Results for The CFIA S&A Group Executive November 2019
25 October 2019
Voters Kit for the 2019 Election to the CFIA S&A Group Executive This is your voter’s kit for the 2019 election to the CFIA-S&A Group Executive. Voting will be by electronic means only.
4 October 2019
CFIA S&A Bargaining Update - Retroactive Pay The deadline for the Employer to process your retroactive pay for your 2014-2018 Collective Agreement is October 26, 2019.
18 September 2019
Canadian Food Inspection Agency Scientific and Analytical Group Elections Call for Nominations 2019 Call for nominations to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency Scientific and Analytical Group Executive
17 September 2019
The CFIA and the PIPSC continues with seeking feedback about the important work that SRs do. A questionnaire has been distributed to selected SR employees.
7 August 2019
The CFIA and the PIPSC would like to seek input and feedback about the important work that SRs do. A questionnaire which will be distributed to selected SR employees in the coming days.
7 August 2019
The CFIA-S&A Bargaining Team has not yet started negotiating a new collective agreement. A notice to bargain with the employer has been sent. However, there has been no action from the employer to start the process.
2 July 2019
Your Bargaining Team is pleased to inform you that CFIA SA and PIPSC signed the new collective agreement on June 28, 2019 covering the period of October 1, 2014, through to September 30, 2018. The employer now has 120 days from June 28, 2019 to pay your retroactivity.
26 June 2019
Your Bargaining Team is pleased to inform you that CFIA has completed their ratification process and the Collective Agreement is ready for signing! The Agreement will be signed on Friday, June 28, 2019.