should he or she fail to return to work as described in section (A) or should he or she return to work but fail to work the total period specified in section (B), for reasons other than death, lay-off, early termination due to lack of work or discontinuance of a function of a specified period of employment that would have been sufficient to meet the obligations specified in section (B), or having become disabled as defined in the Public Service Superannuation Act, he or she will be indebted to the Employer for an amount determined as follows: Parental Allowance payments made in accordance with the SUB Plan will consist of the following: where an employee on parental leave without pay as described in 35.11(a)(i) and (b)(i), has elected to receive Standard Employment Insurance parental benefits and is subject to a waiting period before receiving Employment Insurance parental benefits, ninety-three per cent (93%) of his or her weekly rate of pay (and the recruitment and retention "terminable allowance" if applicable) for the waiting period, less any other monies earned during this period; for each week the employee receives parental, adoption or paternity benefits, under the Employment Insurance Plan or the Québec Parental Insurance Plan, he or she is eligible to receive the difference between ninety-three per cent (93%) of his or her weekly rate (and the recruitment and retention "terminable allowance" if applicable) and the parental, adoption or paternity benefits, less any other monies earned during this period which may result in a decrease in his or her parental, adoption or paternity benefits to which he or she would have been eligible if no extra monies had been earned during this period; where an employee has received the full eighteen (18) weeks of maternity benefit and the full thirty-two (32) weeks of parental benefit or has divided the full thirty-two (32) weeks of parental benefits with another employee in receipt of the full five (5) weeks paternity under the Québec Parental Insurance Plan for the same child and either employee thereafter remains on parental leave without pay, that employee is eligible to receive a further parental allowance for a period of up to two (2) weeks, ninety-three per cent (93%) of their weekly rate of pay (and the recruitment and retention "terminable allowance" if applicable) for each week, less any other monies earned during this period; where an employee has divided the full thirty-seven (37) weeks of adoption benefits with another employee under the Québec Parental Insurance Plan for the same child and either employee thereafter remains on parental leave without pay, that employee is eligible to receive a further parental allowance for a period of up to two (2) weeks, ninety-three per cent (93%) of their weekly rate of pay (and the recruitment and retention "terminable allowance" if applicable) for each week, less any other monies earned during this period; where an employee has received the full thirty-five (35) weeks of parental benefit under the Employment Insurance Plan and thereafter remains on parental leave without pay, he or she is eligible to receive a further parental allowance for a period of one (1) week, ninety-three per cent (93%) of his or her weekly rate of pay (and the recruitment and retention "terminable allowance" if applicable) for each week, less any other monies earned during this period, unless said employee has already received the one (1) week of allowance contained in 35.8(c)(iii) for the same child. The maximum combined, shared, maternity and extended parental allowances payable shall not exceed eighty-six (86) weeks for each combined maternity and parental leave without pay. 39.28 When an employee is required to report for work under conditions described in clause 39.12, 39.13, 39.14 or 39.15 and is required to use transportation services other than normal public transportation services, the employee shall be reimbursed for reasonable expenses incurred as follows: 40.1 When an employee is called back by the Council to perform work that has not been scheduled in advance, he is entitled to the greater of: 40.2 An employee who is called back by the Council to perform work that has not been scheduled in advance but who is able to complete the required work from his place of residence without having to return to his place of work, is entitled to the greater of: 40.3 Call-back pay is not to be construed as different from or additional to overtime compensation or compensation for work on a designated holiday, but shall be construed so as to establish a minimum of overtime compensation to be paid. 16.4 When an employee feels aggrieved by the application of any disciplinary action which was applied, or in the employee's opinion was applied, to the employee by the Council, the employee may present a grievance in accordance with the Grievance Procedure Article of this Agreement. 16.5 Except in the case of an oral reprimand, the Council shall provide an employee with a written record of any disciplinary action taken by the Council against the employee after the date of signing of this Agreement, and such written record shall include the reason for the disciplinary action. a course offered by a recognized academic institution; a seminar, convention or study session in a specialized field directly related to the employee's work. Upon written application by the employee and with the approval of the Employer, an employee may be granted education leave without pay for varying periods of up to one (1) year, which can be renewed by mutual agreement, to attend a recognized institution for studies in some field of education in which preparation is needed to fill the employee's present role more adequately or to undertake studies in some field in order to provide a service which the Employer requires or is planning to provide. This Memorandum of Understanding expires with the signing of a new collective agreement. Effective 1 May 2020, the rates of pay applicable for all employees shall be increased by one point five percent (1.5%). 48.3 If by reason of paragraph 48.2 a level in the grievance procedure is waived, no other level shall be waived except by mutual agreement. Adjustments will be made once the employee provides proof of receipt of Employment Insurance or Québec Parental Insurance maternity benefits. <> 50.1 The NRC Workforce Adjustment Policy shall form part of this collective agreement and shall be reviewed and negotiated by the signatories to the Policy in accordance with the terms and conditions described in the Policy. 10 0 obj Allowances already being received by the employee may, at the discretion of the Employer, be continued during the period of the education leave. 8.2 With regard to purpose and importance, the Council may permit the Association to hold formal meetings on the premises of the Council outside of normal working hours. Other provisions of the collective agreement will be effective as follows: All components of the agreement unrelated to pay administration will come into force on signature of agreement. 16.3 When an employee is suspended from duty, demoted or terminated due to a disciplinary infraction, the Council shall notify the employee, in writing, of the reason(s) for the suspension, demotion or termination. The Collective Bargaining page provides information on the status of collective bargaining between the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat and bargaining agents. The employee shall advise the Employer of the term of payment option selected within six (6) months from the official date of signing of the collective agreement. The Employer may, in writing and no later than fifteen (15) days after an employee's return to work, request the employee to provide documentation to support the reasons for the leave. Where there is no need for manual intervention, the retroactive and prospective changes will be implemented within one-hundred and eighty (180) days after the date of the issuance of the arbitral award. <>/ProcSet[/PDF/Text/ImageB/ImageC/ImageI] >>/MediaBox[ 0 0 612 792] /Contents 4 0 R/Group<>/Tabs/S/StructParents 0>> Effective 1 May 2021, the rates of pay applicable for all employees shall be increased by one point five percent (1.5%). Retention Allowance: ANNUAL $2500; DAILY $9.58. Notwithstanding clauses 35.23(b) to 35.23(c), an employee is not entitled to domestic violence leave if the employee is charged with an offence related to that act or if it is probable, considering the circumstances, that the employee committed that act. 18.3 The employee shall be informed by the Council of the results of any such review, including any changes in the classification level and point value of the employee's position that are agreed to by the Council. The parties exchanged their proposals from January 15-16, 2019. The weekly rate of pay referred to in paragraph (c) shall be: for a full-time employee, the employee's weekly rate of pay on the day immediately preceding the commencement of maternity leave without pay; for an employee who has been employed on a part-time or on a combined full-time and part-time basis during the six (6) month period preceding the commencement of maternity leave, the rate obtained by multiplying the weekly rate of pay in subparagraph (i) by the fraction obtained by dividing the employee's straight-time earnings by the straight-time earnings the employee would have earned working full-time during such period. The parties recognize the value of informal discussion between employees and their supervisors to the end that problems might be resolved without recourse to a formal grievance. The parties agree that the purpose of the procedures set out in this article is to maintain good relations between employees and management by providing methods of resolving complaints quickly and fairly. Asterisks ( ** ) denote that changes from the previous Collective Agreement have been made to the text that follows the asterisks. However, where the recalculated rate is at a lower step in the range, the new rate shall be the rate of pay shown immediately below the rate of pay being received prior to the revision. the interpretation or application of a provision of the collective agreement or a related arbitral award, disciplinary action resulting in termination, demotion, suspension or a financial penalty, First Aid to the General Public – Allowance for Employees. On November 25, 2019, the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada filed for a Public Interest Commission with the Federal Public Sector and Labour Relations Board, to conclude negotiations for the renewal of the CS collective agreement. 56.2 Under no circumstances shall the maximum severance pay provided under this article be pyramided. A part-time employee receiving the Allowance shall be paid the daily amount shown above divided by seven decimal five (7.5), for each hour paid at their hourly rate of pay. Option 2: extended parental benefits, 35.12 paragraphs (l) to (t). This memorandum is to give effect to the understanding reached between the Employer and the Research Council Employees Association in respect of the implementation period of the collective agreement. Under the Québec Parental Insurance Plan (QPIP), parental allowance is payable only under Option 1: standard parental benefits. Where the Council concludes that a modification of job functions or a reassignment that would avoid the activities or conditions indicated in the medical certificate is not reasonably practicable, the Council shall so inform the employee in writing and shall grant leave of absence without pay to the employee for the duration of the risk as indicated in the medical certificate. These amounts will be included in their final retroactive payment. An employee who has been granted parental leave without pay, shall be paid a parental allowance in accordance with the terms of the Supplemental Unemployment Benefit (SUB) Plan described in paragraphs (c) to (i) or (l) to (r), providing he or she: has completed six (6) months of continuous employment before the commencement of parental leave without pay. where an employee has divided the full sixty-nine (69) weeks of parental benefits with another employee under the Employment Insurance Plan for the same child and either employee thereafter remains on parental leave without pay, that employee is eligible to receive a further parental allowance for a period of one (1) week, fifty-five decimal eight per cent (55.8%) of their weekly rate of pay (and the recruitment and retention "terminable allowance" if applicable) for each week, less any other monies earned during this period, unless said employee has already received the one (1) week of allowance contained in 35.8(c)(iii) for the same child; At the employee's request, the payment referred to in subparagraph 35.12(l)(i) will be estimated and advanced to the employee.