Please keep your contact information up-to-date through the members portal to continue to obtain information on the implementation of collective agreements and the Phoenix comparison. The formal signing of the agreements now means that new contractual conditions come into force, with the exception of retroactive monetary provisions. The Ministry of Finance now has 180 days to implement wage increases, wage adjustments and allowances. As explained in the contract ratification kits, PSAC negotiated a lump sum payment of $500 for members of these new contracts, given this expanded implementation schedule, which is normally 90 days. Training Follow us for special online training on different aspects of the new collective agreement. Register now PSAC expects the Phoenix Treasury Board general damage (i.e. the $2,500 package) within the above 180-day implementation period of agreement. In addition, information on how current and former members who have suffered heavy losses from the Phoenix payroll system can claim additional compensation will be provided by the Treasury Board in the coming months. We will continue to urge the government to implement these regulations effectively. 117 Subject to the means of Parliament required by the employer or under the power of Parliament, the parties must implement the provisions of a collective agreement (2), notification may be made at any time and no later than twenty days after the date on which a collective communication is made. (a) within the time frame set by the collective agreement; or 115 A collective agreement has effect for a bargaining unit (b) if the collective agreement does not provide for such a period, within 90 days of the date it is signed or within a longer period to which the parties may consent, or the committee, at the request of one of the parties, may set that time limit. Marginal Note:Obligation to implement the provisions of the collective agreement Members of the Education and Library Science (EB), Operations Services (SV) and PSAC-UTE (Canada Revenue Agency) groups have also recently ratified their interim agreements.