18 May 2018
MINUTES / COMPTE RENDU SP Executive Meeting / Rencontre de l’exécutif SP January 20, 2018 / 20 janvier 2018 Presence / Absence --- Présences / Absences
18 May 2018
MINUTES / COMPTE RENDU SP Executive Meeting / Rencontre de l’exécutif SP January 19, 2018 / 19 janvier 2018 Presence / Absence --- Présences / Absences
15 May 2018
This year's AGM will be held November 2nd and 3rd at the Hilton Lac Leamy. The AGM is a gathering of the full membership of PIPSC as represented by delegates whose purpose is to review and set the policy direction of the Institute.
11 May 2018
Members are encouraged to keep in contact with their representative Sub-Groups and their stewards for information, mobilization ideas, and to communicate their goals and concerns to their bargaining team.
11 May 2018
SP AGM May 27, 2017
4 May 2018
The SP Group Executive has approved the selection of your 2018 Bargaining Team based on recommendations from the SP Group’s Negotiator and the SP Bargaining Coordinator.
24 April 2018
This is your last chance to put forward your application to participate in the 2018 SP Bargaining Conference to be held June 1-2, 2018 in Ottawa. Please click the link for more information and the application form
20 April 2018
The 2018 SP Election concluded on April 19, 2018 at 12:00 noon Eastern Time. The results following the tabulation of the electronic ballots are as follows:
18 April 2018
Have your voice heard! You have until noon, Thursday, April 19, 2018 to cast your vote.
6 April 2018
SP Group Annual General Meeting Delta Hotel Ottawa City Center Richelieu - Frontenac Room April 7th, 2018
5 April 2018
Have your voice heard! Today is your last chance to complete the bargaining survey.
22 March 2018
Your Collective Agreement expires on September 30, 2018. The results of this bargaining questionnaire, along with the input from members who will be attending the bargaining conference, will enable your Negotiating Team to determine the issues to be addressed during the upcoming round.
22 March 2018
The bargaining survey will be sent out by tomorrow via e-mail. Please fill it in order for your bargaining team to be fully aware of your concerns. Contact Brigitte Jolin at if you don’t receive it by March 28, 2018.
19 March 2018
Following the close of nominations on March 1, 2018, the following members have been nominated for positions to serve as representatives on the SP National Executive.
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.
12 February 2018
Further to the Call for Nominations published on January 30, 2018 on the SP website please see the following updates and corrections below.
6 February 2018
Notice of AGM, call for delegate applications and proposed amendments to SP Group constitution and by-laws The 2018 SP Annual General Meeting (AGM), your forum to provide direction to your Executive, will be held in the National Capital Region on 
1 February 2018
30 January 2018
15 January 2018
As you know, we are back to the bargaining table this year, as our current collective agreement expires at the end of September 2018.
21 December 2017
The National Executive is pleased to announce that the 2018 Annual General Meeting (AGM) of the Applied Science and Patent Examination (SP) Group will be held on Saturday, April 7th. Details related to location and delegate selection will be made available in the coming months.
20 December 2017
According to our SP constitution, a member who wants to submit a by-law amendment or resolution at the 2018 AGM must send it in writing to the Executive. CHANGES TO Group BY-LAWS
13 October 2017
During the recent SP Sub-Group Presidents meeting in Québec City, PIPSC was asked to provide you with the formula to calculate your biweekly rate of pay in order to help you determine if you are paid at the right rate.
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.
31 July 2017
Fellow SP Group members:
21 July 2017
Hello SP Stewards, Please find below a summary of new changes to our Collective Agreement. Thank you for all your work on the behalf of our members. Elizabeth Ptasznik SP Chief Steward
21 June 2017
To all members of the SP Group, We have received an update from the government about the technical issue that recently affected pay processing for your Group. The government reports that all 1,800 impacted accounts have now been corrected according to the following schedule:
16 June 2017
We received the note below from the Employer regarding Phoenix and a technical issue that may arise with some members' pay. While the Employer assures us that all members will be notified of this concern and that any errors will be corrected in the next pay (June 28, 2017), we want to ensure all SP Group members are aware of the issue and check their pay stub for any potential errors.
8 June 2017
Dear members, The SP Collective Agreement for the period 2014-2018 was signed on May 14, 2017, and has been in effect since then. It is posted online.