Public Servants Disclosure Protection Act Survey

Public Servants Disclosure Protection Act Survey

The RCEA was recently contacted by Mélanie Laflèche, Acting Associate Assistant Deputy Minister, People and Culture Sector, regarding the Public Servants Disclosure Protection Act (PSDPA) Survey. This survey is one way for you to provide direct feedback to the...
Public Servants Disclosure Protection Act Survey

Notice of Presidential Election

There will be an election for the position of RCEA President, as two candidates have put their names forward. Marvin Zaluski, the current President of the RCEA, and Bernard Holbrook, the current treasurer. Both candidates will give a speech at the RCEA AGM on Thursday...
Public Servants Disclosure Protection Act Survey

Notice of Annual General Meeting

The RCEA Annual General Meeting will be held on Thursday, October 26, 2023, at 5:00 pm EDT. The virtual only meeting will be broadcast live by Baldwin Audio/Visual via Video Link only, details will be available in October. Simultaneous translation will be available in...

Collective Bargaining

The RCEA represents six different groups of employees at the NRC and each of these different groups are bargained separately. Improvements to salaries, hours of work, leave provisions, discipline, and other working conditions are negotiated through the collective...

Becoming an RCEA member

To become an RCEA member you must fill in an enrolment card. Why should you enroll? The RCEA provides advice and individual representation to members on all employment related issues. It represents members in grievances and complaints, both at NRC and before...

The RCEA

For more than 55 years, the Research Council Employees’ Association (RCEA) has been the certified bargaining agent representing six groups and categories at NRC. These groups and categories are: AD (Administrative Support) Group, AS (Administrative Services) Group, CS...

Michelle Lévesque

I am currently a TO with HHT at the Royalmount site in Montreal. I have been volunteering with the RCEA since 2006, first as a steward and now 2nd VP. In 2012, the RCEA Constitution was updated and the requirements for the 2nd Vice President position allowed for a...

Marvin Zaluski

I am currently a CS with Digital Technologies in Ottawa. I am a Software & Systems Analyst within the Data Analytics Centre at M50. I have been an RCEA shop steward since 2009 and your 1st Vice President since 2014. My family have always had a strong propensity...
April 2023

April 2023

Hello Members, Happy Spring. The RCEA is getting ready to begin the bargaining process of new collective agreements for all groups.  We need your help as volunteer members are needed to sit on Bargaining Unit Committees, Article 6.6 RCEA Constitution.  Members are the...