Cathie Fraser, President


Through internal and external partnerships, the 2019 Innovation Fair(s) aim to showcase innovations and everyday best practices focused on mindsets and behaviours that can help organizations and employees become more agile, inclusive, and equipped. Events will be taking place throughout the month of May and June.

In the National Capital Region, the Fair will be co-hosted with the Rideau Hall Foundation during the Innovation Week and is open to the public.

Come join thousands of other public servants in May and June to learn about how we can all contribute to a Public Service that is more agile, inclusive, and better equipped!

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Each year this week is set aside to allow Canada, the United States, and Mexico to jointly make their respective working poplulations aware of the importance of preventing workplace illnesses and injuries.

The goal of NAOSH Week is to focus the attention of employers, employees, the general public and all partners in occupational health and safety on the importance of preventing injury and illness in the workplace and at home.

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Held annually in Canada on April 28, the National Day of Mourning is dedicated to remembering those who have lost their lives, or suffered injury or illness on the job or due to a work-related tragedy.

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The RCEA is your union and represents over 1800 members, across Canada, in six bargaining units:

AD, AS, CS, OP, PG, and TO.

Local stewards are the main point of contact between members and their union, and act as a support person for members with questions and concerns.  Stewards represent their members on the RCEA Executive Committee, which is the main governing body of the RCEA.  This committee meets up to four or five times each year.  These meetings are held after working hours at 5:00PM EST at the RCEA office and via teleconference for regions.

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A memorandum of understanding has been concluded between the RCEA and NRC for December shutdown. Letter of Understanding Regarding the December Shutdown 2019. Except for those employees who are required to work during the shutdown period because of operational requirements, employees will be permitted to work sufficient additional hours to replace the hours of work which would normally have been scheduled on the afternoon of 24 December and for full working days on 27, 30 and 31 December 2017. For employees on a 37.5 hours scheduled work week, the Shutdown…

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