Any suggestions or input on changes to the collective agreement should be sent to joan@rcea.ca.

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The bargaining committee met on October 19 to begin the process of formulating demands. It will meet again on November 16.

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Due to several unforeseen delays, preparations for bargaining will not take place until late September or early October. Pay Equity: The Canadian Human Rights Commission investigator has recommended that the complaint be referred to a Human Rights Tribunal. We have raised the issue of who will represent the RCEA and whether the CHRC will conduct an investigation prior to a Tribunal hearing. We are waiting for a response. We are hopeful that the CHRC will provide more assistance, but we are aware of their resource limitations and the RCEA is…

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Notice to Bargain was served on April 27. The next step will be for the bargaining team to meet and begin formulating demands. This will likely occur in the fall.

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There is an error in the new version of the AD Collective Agreement. Inadvertently, the provisions for Variable Hours of Work under Article 36 were left out of the printed version. They still apply. NRC will be distributing an insert for the Collective Agreement. Until such time, please refer to your old agreement.

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The AD contract was signed on October 1st, 2004. NRC has 90 days to implement the terms of the new agreement, including retroactive pay.

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The Minister of Industry has approved the tentative agreement and it has been sent on to the Treasury Board and the Governor-in-Council. WE do not know when it will be signed. Workforce Adjustment Policy: The Workforce Adjustment Policy is a joint document that deals with what happens in the event of job cuts. It covers the identification of surplus employees, the marketing of surplus employees, the rights and obligations of surplus employees and the benefits available. The last policy was negotiated almost 10 years ago. Two years ago, the RCEA…

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The collective agreement was ratified. NRC has been notified and will sign the new agreement once the required approvals, from Treasury Board and the Governor-in-Council, have been received.

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Members of the AD Group have ratified the tentative collective agreement. NRC has been notified. They will now begin their approval process. We do not know how long this will take, as the approval of the Governor-in-Council is required. Once this is approved, the agreement will be signed and NRC will have 90 days in which to implement the agreement.

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For complete details of the tentative agreement: AD Ratification

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