Cathie Fraser, President

NEWS ARCHIVES

The RCEA is proud to be an active member of the National Joint Council (NJC). Created in 1944, the National Joint Council today includes 18 public service bargaining agents, Treasury Board and a number of “separate employers” as official members. Participating employers and bargaining agents take joint ownership of broad labour relations issues and develop collaborative solutions to workplace problems through the auspices of the National Joint Council.  Employers and bargaining agents have agreed that the National Joint Council is the “Forum of Choice”. To share information; To consult on…

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With the completion of the most recent round of collective bargaining, the RCEA will be moving to an online/digital format. All future elections, tentative agreement ratifications, or other voting will take place through an online format. …

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 

Labour Day is an annual holiday to celebrate the achievements of workers. Labour Day has its origins in the labour union movement, specifically the eight-hour day movement, which advocated eight hours for work, eight hours for recreation, and eight hours for rest…

A Labour Day Parade in Toronto, Ontario, Canada in 1900

A Labour Day Parade in Toronto, Ontario, Canada in 1900

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The Government of Canada made a commitment to Canadians to help ensure that federally regulated workplaces, including Parliament Hill, are free from harassment and violence. Today, the government is taking the next step toward a strengthened federal framework to protect workers and support employers.

We are consulting with Canadians to hear their opinions on the proposed regulatory framework for Bill C-65 through an online consultation. We want to know what you think about the proposed regulations, which will help shape and influence the new framework should Bill C-65 become law. …

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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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