The European collective agreement applies to federal employees of the Economics and Social Sciences (EC) group. We are negotiating the agreement with the Labour Council of Canada, which is covered by the Federal Public Sector Labour Relations Act. 38. The parties to the collective agreement are therefore bound by the collective agreement and cannot deviate from its provisions unless there is an agreement between them or the contractual terms are illegal and unconstitutional. Access our summary of all the new provisions of the collective agreement. 13. Article 68 of the dispute resolution procedures provides that a party to the dispute may, in the course of these proceedings, refer the dispute to conciliation and conciliation procedures on the interpretation and application or non-compliance of a collective agreement, including the provisions of the BCEA. The last contract was signed in August 2019 and is valid until June 21, 2022. Official web post: www.acep-cape.ca/en/news-events/general-membership-news/the-signing-of-the-ec-and-tr-collective-agreements/ We are pleased to inform you that CAPE`s EC negotiating team and TBS`s negotiating team met today to sign the new recently ratified collective agreement for the CE Group. As of today, the new provisions are in effect with the usual wage exception. Please note that specific provisions have been negotiated during the current cycle to address the issue of retroactive compensation implementation and salary scale adjustment. 31. On the other hand, the respondent argues that, to the extent that the interpretation and application of a collective agreement is in effect, the respondent provides that the following notices are provided to the Staff Community of policy interpretations, guidelines and updates relating to collective agreements, classifications, allowances and labour relations, and the guidelines of the National Common Council (JCA).
In 2017, the Federal Public Sector Labour Relations and Employment Board decided that civilian members of the RCMP should be considered public service officers under the ESS classification, which do essentially work similar to those of EC officials. When this decision comes into force, CADRE workers will be covered by the collective agreement and will be considered part of the EC`s bargaining unit. In the meantime, existing RCMP conditions continue to apply to SSE members. However, these members can benefit from a number of CAPE benefits, including assistance in filing complaints and representation in discussions with the Ministry of Finance secretariat. 36. In determining whether the employer interpreted and applied section 7 of Article 7 of 2001, due consideration should be given to the terms used in the resolution itself in order to understand the parties` actual intentions. The most recent collective agreement contains updated provisions on: 24. The applicant`s temporary work disability leave was partially granted and the remainder of the aforementioned period was refused by the service. The evidence presented by the applicant justifies the granting of temporary leave of incapacity to work, it was not attempted to satisfy the applicant, so that the collective agreement was not respected. Note that human resources information communications published between 2001 and 2007 can be accessed through the Government of Canada Web Archive website.