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CCG response specialists receive favorable decision

October 2, 2014

UCTE Canadian Coast Guard response specialist members who grieved their classification can breathe a little easier. In its decision of September 10, 2014, the Deputy Minister confirmed the Classification Grievance Committee recommendation to reclassify the positions to GT-04 group and level effective April 1, 2005. Response specialists, originally classified as GT-03 under the National Model …

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Employment opportunity- Labour Relations Officer (Junior)

September 17, 2014

UCTE is pleased to offer the following employment opportunity.  Working in the National Office, the Labour Relations Officer (Junior) provides research and representation for member on assigned grievances, complaints and investigations.  For more details please click on read more and then go to Junior LRO – Job posting 2014. The closing date for all applications is …

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Government tables “Go-to-work-sick” proposal

September 12, 2014

During recent Treasury Board negotiations, the government tabled federal government negotiators tabled a proposal that would gut the sick leave provisions for employees of the federal public service. To read the full details please visit http://psacunion.ca/government-tables-go-work-sick-proposal-federal-public-service.

Transportation Safety Board needs to be given more authority

August 19, 2014

The Union of Canadian Transportation Employees (UCTE) applauds the Transportation Safety Board (TSB) on the thoroughness of its final report on the July 6, 2013 rail disaster at Lac-Mégantic, Quebec.  In its report, TSB made significant recommendations with regards to the improvement of rail safety and safety management systems. TSB identified the need for Transport …

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