Canadian Nuclear Laboratories and the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada - Minister Leitch congratulates both parties

OTTAWA, July 13, 2015 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, congratulated Canadian Nuclear Laboratories and the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada (Chalk River Professional Employees Group) on the renewal of their collective agreement.

The agreement was reached with assistance from the Labour Program's Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service (FMCS). The FMCS provides dispute resolution and dispute prevention assistance to trade unions and employers under the jurisdiction of the Canada Labour Code.

Quick Facts

  • Canadian Nuclear Laboratories is Canada's largest nuclear science and technology laboratory and acts as a world leader in developing peaceful and innovative applications from nuclear technology.
  • The collective agreement covering approximately 750 professional employees of Canadian Nuclear Laboratories performing engineering or scientific work for the Chalk River establishment, in Ontario, expired on June 30, 2014.

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"I applaud Canadian Nuclear Laboratories and the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada for working together and finding a solution that will benefit everyone. The best solution is always the one that the parties reach themselves."
– The Honourable Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, P.C., O.Ont., M.P., Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women

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Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service

 

SOURCE Employment and Social Development Canada

For further information: Heather Tory, Issues Manager, Office of the Hon. Dr. K. Kellie Leitch, P.C., O.Ont., M.P., Minister of Labour and Minister of Status of Women, 819-953-5646, heather.tory@labour-travail.gc.ca; Media Relations Office, Employment and Social Development Canada, 819-994-5559, media@hrsdc-rhdcc.gc.ca, Follow us on Twitter

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