Bargaining dates have been scheduled for the TO group. Bargaining will begin on May 26 and continue on June 1 and 2.

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The RCEA is looking for volunteers to sit on the bargaining committees for the AD, AS, CS, OP and PG groups. Members at any locations across Canada are welcome. If you are interested, please contact joan@rcea.ca.  These committees meet to prepare and finalize demands.  These meetings take place over the lunch hour, Eastern Standard Time.  Bargaining teams are selected from these committees. Bargaining normally takes place during working hours.  Please participate.

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There is no news to report on bargaining. The RCEA and NRC have not yet been to the table for any of the groups. Bargaining is taking place between Treasury Board and the unions representing …

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The NRC is in the process of developing new generic job descriptions for the research side (Engineering, Emerging Technologies and Life Sciences) of the TO group. The RCEA has been consulted on this during three meetings. The RCEA has provided comments and suggestions, some of which have been adopted by NRC. We are aware that there are many rumours …

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On January 21st, 2014 the RCEA served NRCC with a “Notice to Bargain” letter.  The RCEA has received acknowledgement from both NRC and the PSLRB on January 27st and 30th respectively.

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Video – Your Severance Options Seminar – Your Severance Options

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TO Group – Collective Agreement

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Information Session on Severance Pay The recent TO Arbitral Award included the elimination of severance pay on retirement and resignation and provides employees with an opportunity to cash out earned severance pay.  The RCEA will be holding two information sessions for its members on various options that are available.  These sessions, presented by The Investors Group, will review the principal financial and tax implications of receiving the payment, and will answer your questions about this important topic. One session will be in English and one in French.  Both sessions will…

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TO Group – Summary of Arbitral Award

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