The Canadian Merchant Service Guild (CMSG) - Change to Membership Dues - September 2008

To: Heads, Compensation and Labour Relations

The Canadian Merchant Service Guild (CMSG) has advised us of membership dues rate changes, for Ships' Officers, taking effect on as follows:

Current Rate New Rate
$92.25 $94.25

There is no change to the membership dues rate for the Coast Guard Officer Cadets. It will remain at $11.00.

This adjustment will be automated in the pay system by Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC). No department input will be required.

Please note that this rate change applies to Ships' Officers in bargaining unit designators (BUDs) 41001, 41002, 41003, 41004, 41006, 41007 and 41008 who are currently paying CMSG dues.

Departmental Compensation and Labour Relations Managers should direct any questions to their appropriate corporate officials who, if need be, can contact the Pay Administration Section.

Any employee inquiries, regarding this membership dues change, are to be directed to CMSG.

Sylvie Joseph
Acting Director, Project Management, Internal Service Transformation and Pay Administration
Labour Relations and Compensation Operations

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