Cathie Fraser, President

NEWS ARCHIVES

The RO/RCO group executive would like to invite RCEA members to hear speakers at their Annual General Meeting in Ottawa on November 6, 12 p.m., at the M-50 Auditorium. Please see invitation. There will be two guest speakers: Dan Wayner, NRC Vice-President, Emerging Technologies, and Dr. James Turk, Ryerson University will speak about public science under siege. A Q&A session will follow each speaker.

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Sick leave is and will continue to be a very important issue in the news and in the next rounds of collective bargaining. As you are aware Treasury Board and Minister Tony Clement have proposed significant changes to the existing Public Service sick leave provisions.

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The vote for dues was in favour and passed at 76%.  Thank you to the membership.

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When an employee expects to receive a lump sum payment of some kind, he or she may request that such payment be rolled over directly into an RRSP.  In order to do so, the employee must complete the following form requesting a waiver from the Canada Revenue Agency and submit it to the Compensation and Benefits Unit prior to the issuance of such payment.  The forms can be found at the following sites.

English request: http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/E/pbg/tf/t1213/

French request:  http://www.cra-arc.gc.ca/F/pbg/tf/t1213/

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The RCEA has been told that employees have received their retroactive pay for the various bargaining units.  If you have not yet received your retroactive pay, please contact your pay advisor. This pay is based on the economic increases awarded by the Arbitration Boards.

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