The CS Bargaining Committee is meeting on January 28 to begin the process of formulating bargaining demands. Any members who have issues they would like to see addressed in the next round of bargaining should send an email to With respect to the terminable allowance, the RCEA has approached NRC about extending the allowance. We have been advised that NRC will extend the terminable allowance for six months. As everyone now knows, the public service CS Group has seen its terminable allowance terminated. PIPSC has filed a complaint with the Public Service Staff Relations Board and it will likely be heard in February or March.