7. If the request relates to a specific position to be determined in the Essential Services Agreement, the employer`s proposal shall take precedence with respect to the position, unless the position is defined by the Board of Directors in such a way that it is not of the nature required by the employer to provide essential services. Read the questions and answers on essential services in the federal public service. 115 A collective agreement applies to a collective unit from 118 Nothing in that part prevents the parties from amending a provision of a collective agreement, except for a provision on its duration. The compensation and labour relations sector advises the departments and agencies of the central public administration (mentioned in Schemes I and IV of the Financial Management Act) in the identification of key positions and the management of their responsibilities. As a starting point, please read the PSAC List of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on Essential Services, as it answers some important questions. Some of the following information is a reflection of the FAQ. Examples of State services or activities that may be considered essential are, inter alia, that members who perform essential tasks may not participate in strike activities during service, but outside the service in their own time. In addition, members invited to perform non-essential tasks should challenge management in this regard and address their Chair.
When members are appointed, they should follow the “work now, cry later” rule. In that case, members should note the date, time, name of the AIFM and the tasks carried out and immediately inform a representative of the Union thereof.