News

5 December 2022
The CFIA-S&A election committee has verified the results for the Group Executive elections. The following candidates have been elected to the CFIA-S&A executive, and will take office immediately:  
23 November 2022
CFIA Science & Analytical (S & A) Group Annual General Meeting Saturday, December 10, 2022 12:00 – 1:00 pm (EST) Virtual format (Zoom)  
31 October 2022
Your CFIA-S&A collective agreement expired on September 30, 2022. Since then, your bargaining team has been meeting and preparing for the upcoming round of negotiations. 
28 October 2022
Submit your nomination for available union leadership roles by November 29, 2022.
28 July 2022
Despite significant improvements to the job descriptions, the CFIA has classified them all at the same level and is not playing fair. Find out what to do next.
28 July 2022
CFIA-S&A SR classification and remapping frequently asked questions.
28 July 2022
Submit this form to dispute the employer’s classification of your current job or an SR job you held for 3 months or more since 2015.
28 July 2022
Submit this form to dispute the content of your SR job description.
28 July 2022
Submit this form if the employer has indicated they believe there is a mismatch between the work you regularly perform and your SR job description.
28 June 2022
The CFIA has confirmed it will meet the June 30 deadline to issue classification decisions on the new Regulatory Science (SR) job descriptions written in collaboration with PIPSC.
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.