|Challenging C-10 - Defending our Right to Collective Bargaining |
On April 6, 2009, the Institute filed a Notice of Application with the Ontario Superior Court of Justice challenging the constitutionality of the legislation. As Courts are sometimes hesitant to give standing to unions, the Institute identified three individual applicants to represent the entire membership in the legal action.
|What are the Implications for Pay Equity under Bill C-10? |
|Contracting Out: The Real Picture|
The issue of contracting out has been a topic of importance for the Institute and its members for many years. The government is transferring many responsibilities to the private sector. We observe this philosophy at work in the government’s approach to a wide range of examples, from public science to property management to information technology.
|The Future of IM/IT in the Public Service|
On February 20-21, 2009 the Information Management/ Information Technology (IM/IT) Sector Council Forum organised the "Future of IM/IT in the Public Service" symposium.
|Québec Steward Council|
President Gary Corbett acknowledged steward Sylvie Mercier's 25 years of service.
|NR Group AGM|
On April 24, 2009, the day before the NR Group Annual General Meeting (AGM), the NR Group Executive and Sub-Group Presidents met at the Hilton Lac Leamy Hotel in Gatineau, Québec. The meeting focused on members and their work in the defence of Canada. Members discussed the impact of the demands of their work on labour relations.
|What is a Lunch and Learn Session?|
The Member Services Committee (MSC) is encouraging Institute Groups to hold Lunch and Learn sessions to increase visibility and strengthen the links between members.
|Ontario Regional Council|
Ontario Regional Council April 17 and 18, 2009
|National Capital Region Council|
The National Capital Region held their annual Regional Council in Ottawa on May 12 and 13, 2009.
|New Brunswick Threat to Collective Bargaining|
|New Work Force Adjustment Agreement|
|Balancing Work and Life: A Constant Challenge!|
|Judicial Review of PSST Decision Succeeds!|
|Professional Institute Scholarship Program|
|CS Group AGM|
|Professional Recognition and Qualifications Committee (PRQC)|