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Collective Agreements


About Collective Agreements

A collective agreement is a signed document between the Employer and a bargaining agent containing provisions respecting the terms and conditions of employment and related matters. The agreement indicates your entitlements, in the form of pay and benefits, for performing the duties assigned to you.

Collective Agreements

Collective agreements apply to all CFIA employees who are represented by a bargaining agent. See the table below to identify the collective agreement that applies to a particular group of employees.

Collective Agreements
Group Bargaining Agent Collective Agreement
Public Service Alliance of Canada Bargaining Unit, including:
  • Administrative Services (AS) Group
  • Clerical and Regulatory (CR) Group
  • Engineering and Scientific Support (EG) Group
  • Financial Management (FI) Group
  • General Labour and Trades (GL) Group
  • General Services (GS) Group
  • General Technical (GT) Group
  • Heating, Power and Stationary Plant Operation (HP) Group
  • Information Services (IS) Group
  • Programme Administration (PM) Group
  • Social Science Support (SI) Group
PSAC Collective Agreement Between CFIA and PSAC
Informatics (IN) Group PIPSC Collective Agreement Between CFIA and PIPSC
Scientific and Analytical (S&A) Group, including:
  • Agriculture (AG) Group
  • Biological Sciences (BI) Group
  • Chemistry (CH) Group
  • Commerce (CO) Group
  • Engineering and Land Survey (EN) Group
  • Economics, Sociology and Statistics (ES) Group
  • Purchasing and Supply (PG) Group
  • Scientific Research (SE) Group
PIPSC Collective Agreement Between CFIA and PIPSC
Veterinary Medicine (VM) Group PIPSC Collective Agreement Between CFIA and PIPSC