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: Jennifer.Purdy@njc-cnm.gc.ca
Quarterly Report to the National Joint Council (September 2018)
- The Committee has not met since the last Council meeting.
Cyclical review activities:
- The input call for the cyclical review of the Commuting Assistance Directive was issued on June 15, 2018. The deadline to submit input for the cyclical review of the Directive has been identified as December 15, 2018.
Ten (10) grievances:
- Two (2) have been referred to Executive Committee; the first concerns meal allowances; the second pertains to a workplace change and has been referred to the Executive Committee for a decision on timeliness.
- Six (6) other grievances are in analysis or awaiting additional information from the parties; the final two (2) grievances are scheduled for hearing or awaiting the parties’ hearing availability. The majority of the grievances involve CBSA and PSAC and concern allowances, temporary workplace change or rest periods.
Next meeting: January 10, 2019