PG Ratification Results

PG Ratification Results

RCEA members in the Purchasing and Supply (PG) bargaining unit have voted in favour of their tentative agreement. During the ratification process, 27 out of 40 members voted, for a participation rate of 67.5%. From this number, 25 members (92.6%) voted in favour of...
PG Ratification Results

OP Ratification Results

RCEA members in the Operational (OP) bargaining unit have voted in favour of their tentative agreement. During the ratification process, 46 out of 56 members voted, for a participation rate of 82.1%. From this number, 38 members (82.6%) voted in favour of accepting...
PG Ratification Results

AS Ratification Results

RCEA members in the Administrative Services (AS) bargaining unit have voted in favour of their tentative agreement. During the ratification process, 270 out of 369 members voted, for a participation rate of 73.2%. From this number, 257 members (95.2%) voted in favour...
A Message to Our Francophone Members

A Message to Our Francophone Members

A Message to Our Francophone Members   We are proud to be a bilingual Union. We believe diverse voices are what makes us stronger. We also know that it is vital to recognize when we make mistakes, the injury it may cause others and to be accountable for when this...
Deadline Update: Ratification Package Distribution and Results

Deadline Update: Ratification Package Distribution and Results

Dear RCEA Members, Due to Canada Day holiday and data registration issues, the deadline for the vote for Purchasing and Supply (PG), Administrative Services (AS), and Operational (OP) groups has been moved to Friday July 5th at noon EDT. Please also note, we were...
Ratification Package Distribution and Results

Ratification Package Distribution and Results

Attention Members,   We are pleased to announce that the RCEA has reached a tentative agreement for the following collective agreements with the NRC: Purchasing and Supply (PG), Administrative Services (AS), and Operational (OP).   If you are a member of one...
Bargaining Update – TO and CS

Bargaining Update – TO and CS

Following preparatory meetings, bargaining committee members from the TO and CS groups met with representatives from the National Research Council on June 10th in Ottawa. Both parties exchanged common non-monetary proposals which include important non-pay-related...
Bargaining Update – TO and CS

AD Bargaining Group Update

June 3rd, 2024   Dear Members,   The AD Bargaining Committee recently met with representatives from the National Research Council (NRC) on May 28th, 29th, and 30th. During these sessions, both parties exchanged proposals aimed at reaching a fair and...
Tentative Agreement Reached for PG, AS, and OP Bargaining Units

Tentative Agreement Reached for PG, AS, and OP Bargaining Units

June 3rd, 2024   The RCEA is proud to announce that after several days of joint bargaining, we have reached tentative agreements with the NRC for three bargaining units: the PG, AS, and OP units. These agreements will see salary increases of 12.5% over four...
Bargaining Update – TO and CS

TO Bargaining Update

Following preparatory meetings, bargaining committee members from the TO and CS groups will meet with representatives from the National Research Council on June 10th and 11th to share common proposals. Bargaining committee members from the TO group will then meet with...