This agreement must be ratified by the RO/RCO membership. An electronic vote will be held in order to ratify the agreement.  Only members in good standing will receive by e-mail the voting instructions and a voting code during a two (2) week period beginning June 28th, 2019.  Please ensure your membership information is up to date at:

If you have not signed up as a member, you can do so at the following page:

Important Information

Summary of the tentative agreement

Ratification - Full Text

MOU on Probation and RO/RCO Compensation Plan

For those requiring more information on the changes to the collective agreement, you can attend an information session via teleconference on June 26th, 2019 or in person on June 27th, 2019 . We anticipate the information sessions to be approximately 1 hour in length. You can submit your questions in advance to

June 26th, 2019 - Via conference call

Dial in number:  1-855-453-6962 or 613-244-1334

Conference ID # 5659754

6:00 p.m. EDT, 3 p.m. PDT (English Call - East)

7:15 p.m. EDT, 4:15 p.m. PDT (French Call)

8:30 p.m. EDT, 5:30 p.m. PDT (English Call – West)

June 27th, 2019 - In person

12:00 p.m EDT at the M-50 Auditorium in Ottawa.

If you are attending in person, please RSVP here by June 26, 2019 as we will be providing lunch.

A Yes vote means: You are accepting all of the changes proposed in the tentative agreement. Those changes will take place at the date of the signing (except as otherwise noted) and the employer will have a period varying between 120 and 560 days to implement them.

A No vote means: You reject the tentative agreement and instruct the Bargaining Team to take additional measures, up to and including job action or taking the necessary steps to be in a legal strike position.

The Bargaining Team recommends acceptance of this tentative agreement.

In Solidarity,

Your Bargaining Team:

Cathy Cheung

Craig Bihun

Christa Homenick

Tom O’Rourke

Nicholas Pernal, PIPSC Negotiator