# 2020-136 Pay and Benefits, Canadian Forces Temporary Duty Travel Instruction

Canadian Forces Temporary Duty Travel Instruction (CFTDTI) 

Case Summary

F&R Date: 2021–02-18

The grievor complained that he had not been properly compensated for his travel by private motor vehicle from his residence to the airport when proceeding on temporary duty.

The Committee noted that the grievor resided outside of the geographical boundaries of his normal place of duty and that paragraph 7.20(3) of the Canadian Forces Temporary Duty Travel Instruction (CFTDTI) provided specific direction for calculating mileage in such situations. The Committee found that the grievor had received the correct compensation calculated in accordance with the direction provided in the CFTDTI. Consequently, the Committee recommended that the grievor not be afforded redress. 

FA Decision Summary

The Director Canadian Forces Grievance Authority, acting as Final Authority, agreed with the Committee's finding that the choice of landmark on the unit geographical boundary from which to calculate the grievor's mileage was reasonable, and agreed with the Committee's recommendation not to grant redress. 

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