RCMP Civilian Members

As a RCMP Civilian member of our union, you will benefit from a number of key advantages including: top-notch negotiators, research staff and analysts, and representation at every step of the bargaining and grievance process. We advocate for our members to protect high quality jobs. We’re better together!

As you transition to PIPSC membership, the best way to get the latest news is to sign up for email updates. We will post regular updates on this page and our transition team is available to help answer any questions you may have.

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We look forward to the following Occupational Groups joining us:

  • Commerce and Purchasing (SPS-COM)
  • Computer Personnel (SPS-CP)
  • Forensic Laboratory and Identification, Forensic Science Laboratory Specialist (FLI-FSLS)
  • Electronics Engineer and Architecture (SPS-EE)
  • Research Scientist (SE-RES)
  • Chaplain (SPS-CHP)
  • Health Nursing (SPS-HN)

Please revisit this page frequently for the last news and updates.


18 November 2019
Debi wrote a follow-up to her October 23, 2019 meeting, during which you requested a short briefing note summarizing the Institute’s position and concerns regarding the potential transfer of our Civilian Members to the troubled Phoenix pay system. 
31 October 2019
Last week, PIPSC President Debi Daviau had her first face-to-face discussion with RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki. It was a positive meeting that bodes well for our future work together on workplace improvements for our RCMP members.
26 July 2019
On May 1, 2019 President Debi Daviau communicated our strong opposition to moving RCMP civilian members to the failed Phoenix pay system. RCMP Commissioner Lucki responded May 16 indicating her plans to go ahead. We are not backing down, and President Daviau has responded making that clear.
24 July 2019
Watch this webinar to learn more about the memorandum of agreement to transition RCMP CMs into PIPSC collective agreements upon deeming.
18 July 2019
A Few Notes About This Summary The table below does not identify every provision of the collective agreements which do not have a comparable provisions within the RCMP Terms and Conditions of Employment.
11 July 2019
As agreed during negotiations and mediation, the RCMP and Shared Services Canada (SSC) have provided the Institute with a letter confirming the application and interpretation of certain provisions contained in the collective agreements:
21 June 2019
Applies only to RCMP civilian members upon deeming into the public service Anything not mentioned in this summary will be subject to the terms of the relevant collective agreements
21 June 2019
20 June 2019
The RCMP CM Negotiation Team has successfully concluded negotiations in mediation with the Treasury Board to secure a Memorandum of Agreement establishing the terms for transition of RCMP civilian members into the PIPSC collective agreements.
23 May 2019
Treasury Board and Commissioner Lucki want to move RCMP Civilian Members to Phoenix. Please take action immediately. Email Commissioner Lucki and let her know that you do not want to be paid through the failed Phoenix system.
21 May 2019
With only 365 days remaining until the scheduled deeming date of May 21, 2020, your support is needed to achieve our goals.
13 May 2019
Will PIPSC protect my current conditions of employment and benefits? Yes. We will always strive to defend and improve the working conditions and benefits for all of our members.
9 May 2019
PIPSC President Debi Daviau's letter to RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki, urging her to abandon all plans to switch Civilian Members into the broken Phoenix pay system.
26 April 2019
The Negotiations Team conducted our second set of negotiation meetings with Treasury Board and RCMP representatives in Ottawa from April 2 to 4, 2019.  The discussions to date have resulted in progress on several of the less contentious items in our proposals.
5 March 2019
In 2003, RCMP Commissioner Zaccardelli sent a message to RCMP employees, announcing the decision to abolish the Civilian Member category.  Commissioner Zaccardelli reassured members that:
26 February 2019
Members of the RCMP CM Negotiations Team met with the Treasury Board on the afternoon of January 21st, 2019 to exchange proposals.
26 February 2019
PIPSC RCMP Civilian Members Central Table Negotiation Proposals 2019 Presented by:
25 February 2019
This memorandum is to give effect to the agreement reached between the Employer and the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada (PIPSC) concerning the process to be followed to re-open the collective agreements for the following bargaining units:
21 February 2019
The Treasury Board’s proposals for the issues below (in no particular order) are summarized into two categories; a proposal to apply the provisions in the applicable PIPSC group collective agreement or a proposal that the issue is “For Discussion”.
20 February 2019
The table below does not identify every provision of the collective agreements which do not have a comparable provisions within the RCMP Terms and Conditions of Employment.
9 January 2019
The RCMP CM Bargaining Conference was held in Ottawa, November 21 and 22, 2018. Every civilian member that registered for the conference was invited to participate. Over two full days, participants from Newfoundland to British Columbia worked alongside members of the Negotiation Team to review issues and concerns, and to develop options and strategies for negotiations to protect existing benefits.
10 December 2018
This document represents a high level summary of the differences between existing RCMP Terms and Conditions of Employment, and comparable provisions within the six collective agreements for PIPSC members employed by Treasury Board in the Core Public Administration groups
19 November 2018
The Bargaining Team held our first meeting in Ottawa from Thursday November 8 to Saturday November 10, 2018, and had a busy three days establishing the foundation for effective negotiations with the Employer:
17 October 2018
The Institute is pleased to announce the Bargaining Team, appointed by President Debi Daviau, who will be responsible for negotiating the transition of the RCMP Civilian Members into the six Core Public Administration collective agreements with Treasury Board.
5 October 2018
Apply to join the RCMP-CM Bargaining Conference, November 21-22 in the National Capital Region! Interested CMs from across Canada are invited to apply to attend the conference.
30 July 2018
Download the PDF version of the nomination form.
30 July 2018
On May 21, 2020, RCMP civilian members (CM) will be deemed appointed under the Public Service Employment Act and will be included in the Treasury Board occupational groups.
23 July 2018
On June 20, 2018, we organized three webinar information sessions for the RCMP Civilian Members (CMs) who, following a decision from the Federal Labour Board on April 13, 2018, have been included in our union.
29 May 2018
PIPSC welcomes its RCMP members in the Edmonton area to an information session:
25 April 2018
Friends, I have great news! You finally have a union.
24 April 2018
A large group of RCMP Civilian Members have finally become unionized. 
14 December 2017
On behalf of the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada (PIPSC), which represents some 55,000 professionals across Canada’s federal and provincial public sectors, I would like to extend our warmest welcome to civilian members of the RCMP from these Occupational Groups, who will so
11 December 2017
Over the past few months, there have been a number of developments concerning your integration into the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada (PIPSC). While we have endeavoured to communicate with you in a timely and accurate fashion, it is not always easy for us to understand the government’s thinking. But we have now reached a stage where we are confident in what we can tell you.
28 November 2017
PIPSC is applauding a decision by the federal government to put the transfer of RCMP civilian employees to the Phoenix pay system “indefinitely” on hold.
18 May 2017
PIPSC expresses its solidarity and support for members of the RCMP who are experiencing difficulty accessing front-line mental health services.
1 May 2017
“We look forward to welcoming these new members into our community of dedicated professionals who serve Canadians every day. We believe we will be stronger together”, said PIPSC President Debi Daviau. “Our goal is to ensure that they maintain their current terms and conditions of employment and that the deeming process goes as smoothly as possible as they transition to occupational groups represented by the Institute”.