Operational

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...

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...

Bargaining Update – TO and CS

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...

Presidential Election

Presidential Election

There will be an election for the position of RCEA President, as two candidates have put their names forward. Marvin Zaluski and Bernard Holbrook. Voting instructions will be sent by email on Tuesday, October 24, 2023. Members should check their...

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

National Day for Truth and Reconciliation Source: https://www.canada.ca/en/canadian-heritage/campaigns/national-day-truth-reconciliation.html Truth and Reconciliation Commission and its calls to action There were 140 federally run residential...

Presidential Election

RCEA 1st Vice President – Effective January 1, 2024

The Elections Committee would like to inform RCEA members that Michelle Lévesque has been acclaimed to the position of 1st Vice President for a term of two years, ending on 31 December 2025. Michelle is currently a TO with HHT at the Royalmount...

Presidential Election

RCEA Collective Bargaining Update – August 2023

The RCEA has finalized the bargaining teams for all categories, AS, AD, CS, OP, PG, and TO. The Labour Relations team has been busy preparing proposals based on submissions received from the membership. We appreciate that those employees...

RCEA Collective Bargaining Update – May 2023

RCEA Collective Bargaining Update – May 2023

RCEA Collective Bargaining Update – May 2023 The RCEA has received several calls and emails about the recent tentative agreement following the Job Actions in the Public Service. We understand that you want to know how this affects your negotiations...

REMINDER: Positive Enrolment to the Public Service Health Care Plan: July 1, 2023

Public Service Health Care Plan: July 1, 2023

On July 1, 2023, changes to the Public Service Health Care Plan (PSHCP) will come into effect and Canada Life will become the new plan administrator. Benefits   Terminating coverage under the Pensioners’ Dental Service Plan Considering...