6 March 2019
PIPSC NRC Newsletter March 2019 RO/RCO Group Research Officers and Research Council Officers Group Executive Members (2019) President Cathy Cheung Ottawa Vice-President Craig Bihun Ottawa
19 December 2018
After over a year of delays from NRC, PIPSC and RCEA met with the employer on Thursday December 13th. The employer had not yet received their mandate, and therefore the discussion was somewhat limited but productive nonetheless. High level conversations covered each side's concerns.
18 December 2018
Prior to the Group AGM, there were eight vacancies and six nominations were received. All nominations were reviewed and deemed eligible. As a result Feng Ni, Cathy Cheung, Keith Yeung, Stephan Grosse, Craig Bihun and Patricia Loder were elected by acclimation.
14 December 2018
Friday, December 7th was the implementation deadline for NRC management to issue your retroactive pay and implement the new pay scale. That date was, according to the new collective agreement, 120 days after the new contract was signed (August 9, 2018).
28 November 2018
The NRC-RO/RCO Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held on Friday, December 7th, 2018 at the M-50 Auditorium, 1200 Montreal Road, Ottawa.
31 October 2018
You are invited to participate in the election of the NRC RO/RCO Executive, which is comprised of members like you who will work to enhance your terms and conditions of employment.
30 August 2018
Collective bargaining update: I am pleased to report that the last round of collective bargaining has now concluded with the signing of the Collective Agreement on August 9, 2018.  NRC now has 120 days to implement the changes including issuing retroactive pay and updating salary rates.
17 August 2018
Following the ratification by RO RCO members on June 8, 2018 a flurry of activity has been happening over the summer with your contract.  The NRC during this time had to obtain Governor in Council (Cabinet) approval, followed by translation and thorough review of the text by both parties.