Cathie Fraser, President

NEWS ARCHIVES

Ottawa, April 28, 2017 – Representatives from several public service unions reacted cautiously yesterday to the creation of a government working group to tackle the Phoenix pay system…

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NRC and its certified bargaining agents have agreed in principle to proceed with the 2017 December Shutdown while they continue discussions on the Letter of Understanding governing the Shutdown period…

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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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There have been many recent settlements in the Core Public Service. Hopefully, this means that NRC will soon be in a position to bargain with the RCEA…

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Bill C-27, An Act to amend the Pension Benefits Standards Act, is an attack on the retirement security of Canadians.

This bill will allow federally regulated employers to shift from good, defined benefit plans, such as the Public Service Superannuation Plan, that provide secure and predictable pension benefits, into the much less secure form of target benefits. If passed, this legislation could also signal that the government is considering similar action with respect to the Public Service Superannuation Plan.

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