The three-year interim agreement applies to nearly 84,000 federal public servants represented and not represented in the Programs and Administrative Services (PA) group. The interim agreement would increase the economy and the group overall by 6.64 per cent over three years until July 2021, the smallest increase recorded last year, in line with the current economic environment. New provisions on care leave, extending parental leave and up to 10 days of domestic violence leave are also included in the interim agreement. The worker is subject to the provisions of the collective agreement under which he begins his parental leave, regardless of the date of the maternity leave. Standard parental leave after IE is 35 weeks to be taken within 52 weeks. Under the collective agreement, a worker is entitled to a maximum of 37 weeks of supplementary compensation. This would cover a week of waiting and an extra week. The new agreement also provides for the registration of five weeks of paternity leave under the PQ or an additional five weeks of joint parental leave under THE EI. The new parental allowance provisions come into effect at the time the collective agreement is signed. The date of a worker`s parental allowance is the date the worker enters parental leave, regardless of the time of application or leave authorization. At the same time, the government reached a preliminary agreement with PSAC to compensate employees for damage caused by the Phoenix compensation system and the late implementation of the 2014 collective agreements. If this compensation agreement is approved, this compensation agreement will apply to the 140,000 PSAC members paid by the Phoenix payment system. Workers who take parental leave prior to the signing of the new collective agreement are subject to the compensation provisions of the old collective agreement, and workers who take parental leave on the date or after the signing date are subject to the provisions of the new collective agreement.
The total amount of maternity, maternity and paternity leave entitled to an increase allowance is 57 weeks if both parents are employed in the public service. These include 18 weeks of maternity leave, a 32-week parental allowance and a 5-week paternity allowance. Under certain conditions, an additional two weeks may be available, please respect your collective eligibility agreement.