News

18 June 2024
Applications are due by 5:00 PM EST on July 8, 2024.
22 May 2024
Details on the implementation of the salary portions of your collective agreement are now available.
27 March 2024
If you want to become a delegate for the RE Group AGM, please complete the registration form before April 19 at 12:00 PM ET.
1 March 2024
The Treasury Board and PIPSC have signed the collective agreement, and the implementation has begun. More details, including approximate dates, can be found in the full article.
15 February 2024
As you know, your RE Bargaining Team reached a tentative agreement with the Treasury Board Secretariat on November 23, 2023. In the following weeks and months, we moved as quickly as possible through the ratification process. 
11 January 2024
The RE Group is pleased to announce that our members have voted to accept the tentative agreement reached with the Treasury Board on November 23, 2023.
8 December 2023
The RE Group ratification package and tentative agreement next steps.
28 November 2023
The RE bargaining team signed a tentative agreement with the Treasury Board Secretariat. This agreement must now be ratified by the Research Group membership.
30 October 2023
The signs of fall are everywhere – the leaves are turning, there’s a chill in the air, a whiff of pumpkin spice, and your RE bargaining team are all bundled up, hard at work fighting for a fair deal! 
13 October 2023
Submit a nomination for this award that recognizes deserving members and allies whose professional or volunteer achievements are aligned with the aims of the RE Group.
3 October 2023
This is an update about the ongoing changes to the DS Salary Administration System.
26 September 2023
The heat is on – literally! While the weather was breaking records just after Canada Day, your RE bargaining team met with the representatives from Treasury Board and management for the second time from July 4 – 6.
8 June 2023
Applications are due by 5:00pm EST on June 13, 2023.
29 May 2023
Your RE Bargaining Team was scheduled to meet with representatives of the Treasury Board and management for the second time this round from May 9 to 11. Unfortunately, just a mere few days before our confirmed session, the Treasury Board negotiator canceled due to personal reasons.
17 May 2023
The 2023 RE Group Annual General Meeting is fast approaching! Please click here to review the Agenda and the Resolutions to be considered at this year's AGM.   
16 May 2023
The RE election committee has verified the results for the 2023 elections. The following candidates have been elected to the RE executive, and will take office immediately after the Group Annual General Meeting:
25 April 2023
Your RE Bargaining Team met with representatives of the Treasury Board and management for the first time this round from March 27 to 30.
12 April 2023
This is your voter’s kit for the election of the RE Group Executive. Voting will take place by electronic means only.  You will be receiving by email your electronic ballot key. All 13 positions on the RE Group Executive are up for election:
3 February 2023
Submit your nomination for available union leadership roles by Monday March 6, 2023.
8 December 2022
Submit a nomination for the RE Group Commendation that recognizes deserving members and allies whose professional or volunteer achievements are aligned with the aims of the RE Group.
30 August 2022
The Research (RE) Group Annual General Meeting (AGM) will be held on Saturday, September 24, 2022 from 9:00AM to 5:00PM (Ottawa time) in Ottawa. AGENDA (Tentative)
26 July 2022
RESEARCH (RE) GROUP INVITATION - RE Group Annual General Meeting 2022 Notice and Call for Delegates
7 June 2022
Applications are due June 19, 2022, at 5:00 PM ET.
30 March 2022
Submit your nomination for available union leadership roles by Monday, April 25, 2022.
21 March 2022
The RE Group Executive is pleased to announce the appointment of our bargaining team for the coming round:
22 November 2021
It has long been the practice in many Departments and Agencies to send established Research Group members for collaborations or advanced training to other research facilities in Canada or abroad, similar to the "sabbatical" in an academic context.
20 August 2021
Submit a nomination for this award that recognizes deserving members and allies whose professional or volunteer achievements are aligned with the aims of the RE Group.
26 May 2021
At the close of nominations on January 29th, 2021, the RE Group Election Committee had received 13 valid nominations for the 13 positions on the RE Executive.
17 May 2021
RESEARCH (RE) GROUP INVITATION May 2021 RE Group Annual General Meeting Notice and Call for Delegates  
22 March 2021
Inaugural 2020 RE Commendations
19 March 2021
March 2021 This is your voter’s kit for the election of members to the Research (RE) Group Executive for a two (2) year term - beginning on the day of the RE Annual General Meeting to be held in May or June 2021 (To be confirmed).
15 December 2020
Submit your nomination for available union leadership roles by Friday, January 29, 2021.
9 December 2020
The next automatic cash-out date of excess hours will be, in most cases, on March 31, 2022, or on the date stipulated in your collective agreement for that year.
16 October 2020
RE members may be concerned about how the COVID-19 pandemic might impact their career progression assessments. Here are some suggestions.
17 June 2020
Submit a nomination for this new award that recognizes deserving members and allies whose professional or volunteer achievements are aligned with the aims of the RE Group.
7 May 2020
CANMET RE - Sub Group Executive Meeting Minutes Time: Wednesday March 11, 2020; 17:30 Hrs Venue: 824 King Street West, Hamilton, ON Attendees: Jidong Kang, Amjad Javaid and Kumar Sadayappan