Cathie Fraser, President

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On January 25, 2018, a tentative agreement was reached for the Operational (OP) group.  Ratification packages will be sent out (via NRC interoffice mail and Canada Post) to all members. …

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This article was previously published on May 25, 2017.

Bill C-27, which would amend the Pension Benefits Standards Act and make possible target benefit pension plans for federally-regulated and Crown corporation employers. This would not affect federal public sector employees or retirees at this time…

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The Technical (TO) collective agreement was signed January 16, 2018. Changes in the new agreement are effective this date. NRC has 90 days to implement the new collective agreement.

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From:                   Phoenix Operations Centre To:                        Union representatives and impacted employees Subject:               British Columbia Medical Services Plan deductions December 2017 for employees in British Columbia   British Columbia Medical Services Plan premium rates (effective January 1, 2017) were changed on the December 13, 2017 pay for employees who reside in the province of British Columbia. Any retroactive refund or deficiencies of contributions since January 1, 2017 were processed on the December 27, 2017 pay of impacted employees.   It has come to our attention that deductions or refunds may…

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I am pleased to report that new contracts have been ratified for the AD, AS, CS, and PG groups.  It has been a longer than expected process, but worthwhile.  As a result of your bargaining teams’ knowledge and expertise, group members have achieved major work and work-life balance benefits, without concessions.  I would like to thank the membership for your patience, and thank the bargaining committees, teams and Joan Van Den Bergh for their tremendous dedication to the negotiation process.

– Cathie Fraser, RCEA President. …

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