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National Research Council - Library Science (NRC-LS)

  • LS Group (NRC): Bargaining Update #1
  • 12-APR-2017 01:49 PM
  • After too long a wait, we finally met with the employer to discuss the terms of the next collective agreement. The previous collective agreement expired on June 30, 2014.
  • Kudos as the NRC Celebrates 100 Years
  • 03-JUN-2016 02:08 PM
  • The Professional Institute congratulates the National Research Council (NRC) on its centennial and the more than 1,700 PIPSC members at the NRC who have contributed to its proud 100-year history.
  • NRC IS/LS/TR Bargaining Survey 2014
  • 07-OCT-2014 10:58 AM
  • The work contract between PIPSC (NRC-IS/LS/TR Group) and NRC expired on June 20, 2014. As the IS/LS/TR Group Executive, having confidence that we speak for the group membership is strategically the most important factor to us in negotiations.
  • NRC LS Bargaining Update #5
  • 21-JAN-2014 08:08 AM
  • The parties have now established an arbitration board and selected arbitration dates. The arbitration panel is composed of Ian Mackenzie (Chair Person), Guy Lauzé (Employer Sides Person) and Larry Robbins (Union Sides Person).
  • NRC IS/LS Bargaining Update #4
  • 19-SEP-2013 10:01 AM
  • The Public Service Labour Relations Board has not yet made a decision on the preliminary objection we reported on back at the end of May.
  • NRC LS Bargaining Update #3
  • 31-MAY-2013 01:32 PM
  • Our application for arbitration has been completed, however the Union has raised a preliminary objection which has delayed the process.
  • NRC IS/LS/TR Bargaining Update #1
  • 11-JUL-2012 11:18 AM
  • Collective bargaining had a slow start for our group, due to changes in negotiators for both the Employer and the Union.
  • WFA - Update #4
  • 24-JAN-2012 01:39 PM
  • The Workforce Adjustment (WFA) policy is part of the collective agreement, but is negotiated separately; the current policy expired in July 2007 and is negotiated jointly with PIPSC, RCEA and NRC.
  • WFA update #3
  • 18-JUL-2011 11:51 AM
  • The Workforce Adjustment (WFA) policy is part of the collective agreement, but is negotiated separately; the current policy expired in July 2007.
  • WFA Update #2
  • 13-APR-2011 03:04 PM
  • Preparations for the WFA bargaining terminated after the announcement of the Treasury Board decision to restructure CISTI, but resumed in the fall of 2010 with proposals exchanged in December.
  • WFA update
  • 25-JAN-2011 12:03 PM
  • The WFA bargaining team is made up of members and stewards recently involved or affected by latest round of cuts.
  • Workforce Adjustment Policy 2007 – a win for PIPSC!
  • 29-JUL-2010 02:55 PM
  • In 2007, NRC laid off a good number of their staff. PIPSC argued with NRC that their refusal to allow the laid-off employees to work their notice period was a misinterpretation of the WFA policy.
  • NRC RO/RCO - Bargaining Update #8
  • 18-DEC-2009 03:03 PM
  • The recent discussions between PIPSC and the NRC about the inclusion in the vacation carry-over cap of the one-time entitlement vacation leave did not resolve the issue.
  • Cancellation notice of meeting between RCEA and PIPSC
  • 23-SEP-2009 10:22 AM
  • Due to the fact that NRC is unable at the present time to officially announce the reorganization of CISTI, the joint meeting of RCEA and PIPSC scheduled for Wednesday, September 30, 2009 from 09:00 to 12:00 hrs. has been cancelled.
  • Update on the NRC Situation
  • 02-SEP-2009 03:18 PM
  • After President Pierre Coulombe announced last February that some NRC institutes would undergo work force adjustment, PIPSC, as provided in the Work Force Adjustment Policy, participated in several meetings, with the goal of ensuring the greatest possible transparency in the process.
  • NRC-LS - Call for Nominations - January 2009
  • 15-JAN-2009 09:25 AM
  • In accordance with the NRC-LS Group Constitution and By-Laws, the NRC-LS Group Elections Committee is sending out a Call for Nominations for the 2009 NRC-LS National Executive Elections for the following positions: President, Vice-President, Secretary and Treasurer.
  • NRC-LS Group - Call for Nominations - February 2008
  • 14-FEB-2008 08:56 AM
  • After several years of work in various positions on the NRC-LS Group Executive, Cynthia (Cyndie) Found is completing her term as Member-at-Large. The Executive would like to thank Cyndie for all her work and willingness to serve when most needed.
  • NRC-LS Bargaining Update - January 16, 2008
  • 17-JAN-2008 09:23 AM
  • For the past several months, the NRC-LS Group Bargaining Team has been preparing bargaining proposals based upon the results of the survey sent to members in September and on input from Team members.