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National Research Council - Translation (NRC-TR)



The joint NRC-IS/TR Group Bargaining Team met with the employer bargaining team on January 23 to exchange proposals. Each side will respond to the other's proposals when bargaining continues on May 1 and 2. Salary proposals have not yet been exchanged. These will be tabled later on in the bargaining process.

Your Bargaining Team's proposals include: improvements to vacation leave and family-related leave, employer payment of professional fees, credit for unused sick leave, and the establishment of a generic 37.5 hours one-time leave entitlement in lieu of marriage leave.

Your Team also tabled a proposal to establish a graduated leave prior to retirement (Pre-Retirement Transition Leave) and advised the employer we will be tabling proposals at a future date to improve the pension plan.

We will provide a further update after May 2. Don't forget to check the PIPSC Web site from time to time.

Publish Date: 12-MAR-2008 02:23 PM
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