As previously updated on July 21, the NPF filed a motion with the Federal Public Service Labour Relations and Employment Board (FPSLREB, note they have a new longer name post Bill C-7) to adjoin the QMPMA and NPF applications for certification. This would enable the FPSLREB to eliminate the need to have multiple hearings on essentially … Read more
As many of you know, when the NPF applied for certification in April, that application engaged a “statutory freeze” on terms and condition of employment for members of the RCMP. This freeze is intended to cover any item that may be included in a future collective agreement, but is not all-compassing. Essentially, it means that … Read more
Pension Rumours On October 19, 2016 the Minister of Finance tabled Bill C-27, An Act to amend the Pension Benefits Standards Act, which could allow Crown corporations to change defined benefit pension plans into target benefit pension plans. As members of the RCMP, we enjoy a defined benefit pension plan but are not employees of … Read more
NPF asks CO of BC to support member safety in wildfire situations, and halt excessive VOT As our membership continue to be deployed to different parts of BC to assist in the wildfire effort, the NPF wrote to the Commanding Officer of BC, D/Comm. Brenda Butterworth-Carr, to express our concern and seek her support for … Read more
Legislative Updates: On June 19, 2017 the Governor General gave Royal Assent to Bill C-7. The final copy of the bill is now available here. As we have updated previously, this piece of legislation is not perfect but it does provide members of the RCMP a starting point and a framework to create a certified … Read more
As Canada 150 rapidly approaches, the NPF is incredibly proud to serve the members of the RCMP who serve Canadians from coast to coast. The RCMP and Canada share a great history, and even greater things to come. Happy Canada Day, everyone.