The Arbitration Tribunal Hearing will take place on April 17 and 18, 2007. This is a public hearing. It will be held at 235 Queen Street, C.D. Howe Building, 7th Floor, West Tower, Room 712, 9:00 a.m. All visitors to this building must obtain a visitor’s pass from the Commissionaire’s desk at the ground floor entrance off Queen Street.

Pay Equity – The RCEA has been advised by NRC that:

Regarding the question of “taxability”, the response we received from a Senior Programs Officer at CRA is that “the amount payable under 53(2)(e) of the Canadian Human Rights Act is exempt from tax and is not reported on any information slip” and that “the amount in question is not taxable, it will be paid without deduction for tax and will not be reported on any information slip (i.e., T-4 or any other such slip).