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  • AV Group Newsletter - March 2017 (PDF)
  • 21-MAR-2017 02:10 PM
  • The AV group has been very busy and it has been a very long year. As your bargaining chair it was very troubling trying to get TB to negotiate on any of the AV group's priorities.
  • AV Group - AGM Notice and Call for Delegates - June 10, 2017
  • 27-FEB-2017 09:44 AM
  • In accordance with the AV Group By-Laws, the AV Group will hold its Annual General Meeting (AGM) this year at the Hilton Lac Leamy, 3 Boulevard du Casino, Gatineau QC, J8Y 6X4 on Saturday, June 10th, 2017 (Please note: There will be no award dinner this year).
  • AV Group - Retro-pay Calculator
  • 17-FEB-2017 01:09 PM
  • Due to large number of member requests, and after confirmation from Treasury Board officials, attached you will find the revised retro-pay calculator.
  • AV Group - Bylaws memo to members
  • 02-FEB-2017 04:07 PM
  • The AV Group By-Laws and Policies Committee is comprised of Peter Gabriel - Vice-President, David Chu - Atlantic Rep Representative and Matthew Donovan - Ontario Representative. Ex-officio for all Committees is President Ray Paquette.
  • AV Group - Election Results - 2016
  • 20-DEC-2016 12:57 PM
  • The results of the ballot count for the Member at Large position, which closed Friday, December 16, 2016, is as follows:
  • Updated - AV Bargaining Update - December 2016
  • 16-DEC-2016 02:06 PM
  • Your AV Bargaining Team is pleased to announce that we signed a tentative agreement with the employer and recommends voting in favour of ratification. In January 2017, you will be provided with a detailed ratification kit and will be given the opportunity to vote on the Tentative Agreement.
  • AV Bargaining Update - November 2016
  • 30-NOV-2016 11:27 AM
  • The AV Bargaining Team met with the Employer November 21-23. On the 2nd day, we received a comprehensive offer from the Employer to settle outstanding collective bargaining issues.
  • AV Group - Elections Newsletter - Member at Large
  • 16-NOV-2016 09:15 AM
  • Following the close of nominations on November 10, 2016, the following members expressed their willingness to serve as a Member-at-Large on the AV Group Executive. The successful candidate will take office immediately after the results and hold office until May 31st 2018.
  • Change in the AV Group Dispute Resolution Route
  • 26-OCT-2016 09:00 AM
  • As previously reported, the Government is making good on its commitment to repeal the previous Government’s unfair bargaining legislation, and has proposed interim measures which will allow collective bargaining to go forward under the old rules.
  • AV - St. John's (NL) Lunch and Learn
  • 19-OCT-2016 03:30 PM
  • The President of the AV Executive will be in town towards the end of October and will be conducting a Lunch and Learn session on important issues affecting the Public Service, particularly as they relate to bargaining of the AV Group.
  • AV - Charlottetown Lunch and Learn
  • 19-OCT-2016 03:10 PM
  • The President of the AV Executive will be in town towards the end of October and will be conducting a Lunch and Learn session on important issues affecting the Public Service, particularly as they relate to bargaining of the AV Group.
  • AV Group - Elections Results - 2016
  • 12-SEP-2016 11:57 AM
  • The results of the ballot count for the Member at Large position, which closed Thursday, September 8, 2016, is as follows...
  • Update: AV Professional Associations
  • 09-AUG-2016 03:51 PM
  • In April, a message was forwarded to all our AV members listing different Professional Associations that many of our members belong to. Please take the time to review this list.
  • AV Group - Elections Newsletter - Member at Large
  • 28-JUL-2016 10:54 AM
  • Following the close of nominations on July 15, 2016, the following members expressed their willingness to serve as a Member-at-Large on the AV Group Executive. The successful candidate will take office immediately after the results and hold office until May 31st 2018.
  • Message to AV group members.
  • 04-JUL-2016 03:55 PM
  • As your Group President, I invite you to get more involved in the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada and join PIPSC as a Steward.
  • AV Group Collective Bargaining Update #6
  • 29-JUN-2016 03:42 PM
  • The sixth (6th) bargaining session for the AV Group was held during the 3-day period, June 14 – 16, 2016. True to form, this session resulted in slow-to-no progress on key Group issues.
  • AV Sub Group Presidents Meeting Agenda - June 10, 2016
  • 08-JUN-2016 03:26 PM
  • Context of the Meeting: 11.1 The Group Executive may appoint a Sub-group Coordinator. Their duties shall be to report to the Group Executive concerning the activities of the Sub-groups, liaise with the Sub-group Presidents, plan Sub-group Presidents’ Meetings.
  • AV Group Collective Bargaining Update #5
  • 24-MAR-2016 03:40 PM
  • The fifth (5th) bargaining session for the AV Group was held during the 4-day period, March 15 – 18, 2016. This marked the first Group bargaining session under the governance regime of the Liberal party. The 5-month lapse since the previous table talks in October, 2015 was at the request for delay on the part of the employer, which wanted extra time to reflect on its mandate within the new governance model.
  • AV Group - Bylaws memo to members
  • 02-FEB-2016 01:46 PM
  • The AV Group By-Laws and Policies Committee is comprised of Peter Gabriel - Vice-President, David Chu - Atlantic Rep Representative and Matthew Donovan - Ontario Representative. Ex-officio for all Committees is President Ray Paquette.
  • AV Group - Call of Interest
  • 26-NOV-2015 10:54 AM
  • Successful candidates will take office upon selection by the AV National Executive, and hold office for the remainder of the term (until May 2018).
  • AV Group - Message to Members
  • 08-OCT-2015 11:12 AM
  • As your Group President, I invite you to get more involved in the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada and join PIPSC as a Steward.
  • AV Group – Bargaining Update – July, 2015
  • 20-JUL-2015 08:07 AM
  • With the conclusion of 3 days of bargaining, July 07 -09, table bargaining has ended for the summer period. The scheduled dates to recommence are October 07 – 09, 2015 and, as we know, that is the eve of the anticipated Mid-October election.
  • AV Group - Elections Newsletter 2015
  • 24-APR-2015 10:25 AM
  • Following the close of nominations on March 13, 2015, the following members expressed their willingness to serve as representatives on the AV Group Executive.
  • Successful PS Solidarity Rally in Ottawa yesterday
  • 15-APR-2015 01:53 PM
  • We are pleased to report that hundreds of the members of the AV, CS and SH Groups showed up and cheered at the National Bargaining Rally yesterday at the Ottawa Delta City Centre hotel.
  • AV Group - Bargaining Update - February 2015
  • 05-FEB-2015 10:39 AM
  • The second Collective Bargaining table session, between the AV negotiating team and Treasury Board, was conducted over the 3-day period, January 20-22, 2015.
  • AV Group - Bargaining update #2 - October 29 2014
  • 29-OCT-2014 10:59 AM
  • Thank you so much for the very high response rate to this summer’s AV Bargaining survey. We are very pleased to report that the survey elicited a new standard for response rates among the AV group membership.
  • Launch of the AV Group Bargaining Survey
  • 18-JUN-2014 09:48 AM
  • AV members here's your chance to have your say in the collective bargaining process. By now you should all have received a survey on collective bargaining via email.
  • AV Group Election Results 2014
  • 07-MAR-2014 03:00 PM
  • The results of the ballot count for the AV Group election, which closed Thursday March 6th 2014 are as follows:
  • AV Group- Elections Newsletter 2014
  • 06-FEB-2014 10:15 AM
  • Following the close of nominations on January 23rd 2014, the following members expressed their willingness to serve as representatives on the AV Group Executive.
  • AV Group AGM Notice - 3 May 2014
  • 31-JAN-2014 02:36 PM
  • In accordance with the AV Group By-Laws, the AV Group will hold its Annual General Meeting (AGM) this year at the Delta Ottawa City Centre, 101 Lyon Street, Ottawa, ON K1R 5T9, on Saturday, May 3rd, 2014
  • AV Group - Executive Elections 2014
  • 04-DEC-2013 10:58 AM
  • Successful candidates will take office June 1, 2014, and hold office for one (1) year. This Call for Nominations and Election Procedures will be done in accordance with the AV Group Constitution and By-Laws.
  • Report of the AV Bargaining Group (PDF)
  • 05-JUN-2013 10:07 AM
  • This report is a summary review of the experiences of the Bargaining Group in dealing with Treasury Board, a summarization of lessons learned from this round of Collective Bargaining (2011 - 2012); and, a list of recommendations to strengthen the Collective Bargaining process in subsequent Negotiations.
  • A reminder to all AV members
  • 24-APR-2013 10:40 AM
  • For the members wishing a hard copy of your collective agreement, it will be supplied to you upon your request as per the collective agreement...
  • Selection of Delegates for AV Group AGM - June 1, 2013
  • 03-APR-2013 02:30 PM
  • Attendance at the AV AGM should not be used as an opportunity to entice members to participate in group or subgroup activities. The AV AGM may, on the other hand, be used to encourage greater participation in AV sub-groups and/or the AV Group Executive.
  • AV Group - Notice of AGM - June 1, 2013
  • 28-FEB-2013 12:47 PM
  • In accordance with the AV Group By-Laws, the AV Group will hold its Annual General Meeting (AGM) this year at the Delta Chelsea, 33 Gerrard St W, Toronto, ON M5G 1Z4 on Saturday, June 1, 2013 (Dinner May 31).
  • AV Announcement
  • 11-FEB-2013 03:22 PM
  • The EC and the AV National Executive have approved to dissolve the AV NCR Sub Group and create 2 new sub groups in the NCR to replace it.
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