Collective Agreements Signed!

Collective Agreements Signed!

The RCEA is very happy to announce that all 6 collective agreements have been signed by RCEA President Cathie Fraser and Vice-President Human Resources of NRC, Emily Harrison. Pay adjustments are retroactive, and new changes to the agreements will...

OP Group Update

I am pleased to report that the OP Group has voted, by a majority, to accept the new collective agreement. On behalf of the bargaining team and the RCEA, I thank all of you. The next steps are for the RCEA to inform the employer of the results. The...

Bargaining News

OP Group The ratification package has gone out to the OP group. The deadline for response is Tuesday, July 23, 2019. Please vote. If you do not receive a package, please contact the RCEA office at office@rcea.ca.


June 25, 2019 We are proud to announce that the RCEA has reached a tentative agreement with the NRC for the OP bargaining unit. This agreement will see salary increases of 8% over four years. The increases are as follows: (Note: specific dates will...

Bargaining News

OP OP Group bargaining will take place on Monday June 24 and Tuesday June 25.

Collective Bargaining

Collective Bargaining

Preparations for the upcoming rounds of collective bargaining have begun.  We are seeking input from all members as to issues of concern related to the various collective agreements.  If you have had any problems with a specific clause in your...

Establishing Collective Bargaining Committees

The RCEA has served Notice to Bargain for all 6 bargaining units. While it is expected that it may be quite some time before face to face bargaining begins, the RCEA would like to start the process. Therefore, the RCEA is looking for volunteers to...

OP Ratification Package

It has come to the RCEA’s attention that the ratification package for the OP group sent on February 16, 2018 and posted on the RCEA website contained an error concerning the terminable allowance for employees in the HVA classification.  The...

OP collective agreement

The Operational (OP) collective agreement was signed May 23, 2018. Changes in the new agreement are effective this date. NRC has 120 days to implement the new collective agreement.

Ratification of OP Agreement

The OP group has ratified the tentative agreement. We have notified NRC. NRC must now begin its own approval process. We do not know how long this will take, but we will continue to provide updates.