AS/AD/PG Groups Bargaining Update

AS/AD/PG Groups Bargaining Update

Following preparatory meetings, bargaining committee members from the AS, AD, and PG groups met with representatives from the National Research Council on March 25th and March 26th, 2024 in Ottawa. Both parties officially exchanged non-monetary proposals which include...
AS/AD/PG Groups Bargaining Update

OP Group Bargaining Update

Following a day of preparation, your bargaining committee members continued bargaining discussions with representatives from the National Research Council on March 20th, March 21st, and April 4th, 2024 in Ottawa. On these dates, both parties officially exchanged...
Election Committee Member Call-out

Election Committee Member Call-out

The RCEA will be establishing an Elections Committee in April, 2024 for the election of 1st Vice-President.  In accordance with the RCEA Constitution Article 7.1, the National Executive Committee may appoint up to 5 members to an Elections Committee.  All of the terms...
AS/AD/PG Groups Bargaining Update

The RCEA and NRC are sitting down to Bargain

The RCEA and NRC are sitting down to Bargain The RCEA and NRC are sitting down to bargain the Operational group agreement this week on March 20-21. We will be sitting at the bargaining table to bargain the Administrative Support (AD), Administrative Services (AS), and...
RCEA New Labour Relations Officer

RCEA New Labour Relations Officer

The RCEA is please to announce that Lee Lafleur has joined the RCEA as a Labour Relations Officer. Lee holds a Master’s degree in Industrial Relations and Human Resources from the University of Toronto, bringing a wealth of knowledge in negotiation, collective...
AS/AD/PG Groups Bargaining Update

AS/AD/PG Bargaining update

AS/AD/PG Bargaining update   The Chairs for the 2024 Bargaining Sub-Committees for Administrative Services (AS), Administrative Support (AD), and Purchasing and Supply (PG) groups have voted to combine and sit at a unified table for the current round of bargaining for...
RCEA New Labour Relations Officer

RCEA Lead Negotiator for 2024 Bargaining

RCEA Lead Negotiator for 2024 Bargaining The RCEA is pleased to announce that Andrew Montague-Rienhold of Nelligan Law will be the Lead Negotiator for the RCEA in the upcoming Collective Agreements negotiations. Andrew has extensive negotiating experience with...

January 2024

Happy New Year RCEA Members, I’d hope everyone had an enjoyable holiday break. Please keep safety in mind as you return to work in 2024. I’d like to thank NRC for having a ‘Safety Standdown’ to highlight the importance of working safely at the NRC. There have been...

December 2023

President Message Dec 13, 2023 Farewell As the result of the Presidential Election, my term will be ending on December 31st, 2023. I would like to congratulate, Bernard Holbrook, the incoming President and wish him best wishes in fulfilling his mandate. I would like...