Year: 2016

UTE Membership Appreciation

​UTE MEMBERSHIP APPRECIATION EVENT 55 Bay: Wednesday December 14 – Select Sandwich 9:30 – 11:00 am 120 King: Thursday December 15 – Oak Cafe 9:30 – 11:00 am Come out for a Coffee/Tea & Cookie AND Meet your Executive on

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Scholarship Winner

Congratulations to Pyravi Balakrishnan for winning the 2016 Nick Stein Scholarship.  Pyravi is the daughter of Poongkothai Balakrishnan, one of our call centre agents. The Union of Taxation Employees (UTE) each year offers two (2) two thousand five hundred dollars ($2,500.00)

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PSAC Young Workers – Holiday Open House

Please join the PSAC Hamilton Niagara Young Workers Committee as they host their 2016 Holiday Open House on Saturday November 19th from 1:30-3:30pm at the Hamilton Chamber of Commerce offices (Plaza Level at 120 King Street West in Hamilton).  Following

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Signing of contract with CRA set for October 25th

(Repost from psacunion.ca) Now that PSAC/UTE’s agreement with the CRA has been ratified, our settlement is scheduled to receive cabinet approval on October 20. Consequently the parties have agreed to October 25 as the date of signing for our contract. The

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Results of Ratification Votes Announced

(Copied from ute-sei.org) UTE members ratified a new collective agreement with their employer today. This puts an end to a bargaining process that took more than four years. The union’s negotiating team reached a tentative agreement with the CRA in

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PSAC Hamilton Niagara Young Workers Committee ELECTIONS

The PSAC Hamilton Niagara Young Workers Committee will be holding elections for the positions of Vice President and Treasurer on October 19, 2016. Any PSAC member 35 or younger can nominate themselves for a position on the executive committee by

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UPDATED: Vote & Information Sessions — August 31

The information sessions and vote will be held at the Sheraton Hotel ballroom on Wednesday, August 31. Sessions will be held at 1, 2, 3, 4 and 5 p.m..  

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PSAC/UTE and CRA reach a Tentative Agreement

At 4:30 on Friday morning, after four years of negotiations, our bargaining team finally reached a Tentative Agreement with the CRA. Our bargaining team unanimously recommends ratification of our new agreement. Highlights of our tentative agreement Wages Base economic increases:

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Strike Information: Ask Us!

In the coming days and weeks we will be getting more information from PSAC on potential action to support the bargaining team.  While we are hopeful the negotiations next week will result in a fair contract, we are preparing for

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CRA Bargaining: Parties Agree to go Back to the Table

(repost from ute-sei.org) July 4, 2016 The PSAC/UTE bargaining team and the CRA have agreed to return to the bargaining table August 8-11 to resume negotiations.‎ Over the coming days and weeks, UTE and PSAC leadership will be discussing potential

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