News

17 October 2018
RE Group Executive Committee meeting Minutes - May 3rd 2018 AGENDA Call to Order: 9:05 AM
5 October 2018
Please Note: Due to Monday, October 8th being a statutory holiday (Thanksgiving), the deadline for submitting your Nomination form for the RE Group Elections 2019, has been extended to Friday October 12th by 4:00 pm Ottawa time).
5 October 2018
Did you know that you are entitled to a field allowance (except DS). This is the article from your collective agreement. 23.03 Field or sea research allowance This clause does not apply to employees classified as DS.
10 September 2018
You are invited to participate in the election of the RE Executive, members like you who will work to enhance your terms and conditions of employment.
14 May 2018
As Researchers, it is essential to be able to participate in conferences, not only for our career progression, but to benefit the research program and the reputation of the Government of Canada. We must remember that conference attendance as well as scientific and professional society participation are not ‘training’ or a ‘perk’, but rather a critical part of how we do our work.
13 April 2018
On Friday, April 13, 2018, at a celebration to mark the 176th anniversary of the Geological Survey of Canada (GSC), President Debi Daviau presented the PIPSC Gold Medal Award to Dr. John Percival to recognize his leadership and advancement of geoscience in Canada and internationally.
9 March 2018
Fellow members of the AV,CS,NR, RE, SH and SP Groups: Your respective collective agreements stipulate that vacation and compensatory leave earned during the previous fiscal year and outstanding on a certain date (most commonly March 31st) is to be automatically cashed-out.
21 February 2018
RESEARCH (RE) GROUP INVITATION February 2018 RE Group Annual General Meeting Notice and Call for Delegates
18 October 2017
The RE and SP groups have identified conference attendance as a significant issue.  During the last bargaining rounds the employer admitted that it had incomplete data on conference attendance and denials, and thus PIPSC would like to collect more information from members on their
27 September 2017
The deadline for the Employer to process your retroactive pay and all salary adjustments is September 29, 2017. Some, but not all, RE Group members have already received it. In all cases, be assured that the Institute is ready to use every means at its disposal to ensure that you receive the complete, accurate amount you are owed.
1 September 2017
Fellow members in the CS, RE, SH and SP Groups, Your respective collective agreements currently stipulate that compensatory leave earned during the previous fiscal year and outstanding on September 30, 2017 is to be automatically cashed-out.
24 August 2017
We are happy to announce that our new collective agreement is posted here.  Most changes took effect on the date of signing, 1 June 2017.  The changes to Article 22 Registration Fees, as well as to Articl
14 July 2017
On June 1, the RE Group Collective Agreement was signed. We are going to see the first effects on our pay on July 12. The pay of most RE members will be adjusted based on the new hourly rate. There will also be a partial or full retroactive payment.
16 June 2017
At the close of the RE Annual General Meeting on June 2nd, your new RE Group Executive took office, as per the Elections Results from the Fall.
1 June 2017
On June 1, 2017 the Institute and the employer signed the RE collective agreement.
23 March 2017
PREAMBLE In general, these By-Laws pertain to matters of Group organization not covered by the By-Laws and Regulations of The Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada and are made pursuant to those By-Laws and Regulations.