Category Archives: Hot Topics – workplace issues

Important Links to DFO’s Work Force Management and Work Force Adjustment

Tool Box:

http://intra.ent.dfo-mpo.ca/NCR/HRCS/HR/WorkforceManagement/Home

Employee Guide:

http://intra.ent.dfo-mpo.ca/folios/00874/docs/eg-ge-eng.doc

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Managing your Leave

Members will often come to the union for help when their leave bank is empty and they’re facing the receipt of a letter from the Employer that details the Terms and conditions of Employment.

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WorkForce Adjustment and the Alternation Option for Employees:

There are several options for employees affected by the WorkForce Adjustment Directive.  One of those options is Alternation which is a job trade arrangement that occurs when an opting employee who wishes to remain in the core public administration exchanges positions with a non-affected employee (the alternate) who wants to leave the Public Service.

Some conditions must first be met before a job trade can be considered, such as both employees must work at the same group and level. As well, difference in salary range can be no greater than 6%, and the Deputy Minister must approve alternations where the salary range difference is between 4% – 6%. Any job trade is also subject to a number of levels of approvals. Continue reading

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Acting Assignments

Acting Assignments (affectation intérimaire) – means a situation where an employee is required to perform temporarily the duties of a higher classification level for at least the qualifying period specified in the collective agreement or the terms and conditions of … Continue reading

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