Government Travel Committee

The Government Travel Committee reviews the Government Travel Directive and the Commuting Assistance Directive and hears final level grievances on these authorities, when required by the Executive Committee. The Committee also recommends changes to various rates and premiums on a periodic basis.

Committee Advisor: 

Quarterly Report to the National Joint Council (March 2016)

Regular activities:

  • The Committee has met once (1) since the last Council meeting and examined one (1) Request for Interpretation concerning travel expenses while on assignment.

Cyclical review activities:

  • The Committee has deferred any further work on communication pieces until the Travel Directive is finalized.

Outstanding item(s): 

  • Eighteen (18) grievances:  four (4) grievances are in abeyance as the parties attempt to settle the issues; the NJC Secretariat is awaiting additional information from the parties on two (2) grievances; two (2) grievances have been referred to the Executive Committee for preliminary decisions on the basis of timeliness and/or jurisdiction; six (6) are in analysis with the Committee Advisor; three (3) grievances are set to be scheduled; and one (1) grievance hearing has been scheduled for April 2016.

Next meeting:  March 10, 2016

Last Modified: 2016-04-19