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 (September 2016)

Regular activities:

  • The Committee has not met since the last Council meeting.

Cyclical review activities:

  • Further to the Employer Side withdrawing its proposal related to the headquarters area, and the agreement from the Executive Committee to remove the Directive from abeyance, the Committee is reviewing all Travel Directive documentation including communication pieces, with the intent to publish upon the approval of the President of Treasury Board.

Outstanding item(s): 

  • Sixteen (16) grievances:  five (5) grievances are in abeyance as the parties attempt to settle the issues; the NJC Secretariat is awaiting additional information from the parties on four (4) grievances; four (4) are in analysis with the Committee Advisor; and three (3) grievances are set to be scheduled.

Next meeting:  October 13, 2016

Last Modified: 2017-01-16