Living Cost Differential (LCD) Survey Results for Northwest Territories region and results for a number of isolated posts in Nunavut and Northern BC Region
To: Functional Heads of Human Resources, Financial and Administration Services
Departments are reminded to distribute this notice to employees at your headquarters and regional offices who are involved in the administration of the isolated posts allowances.
The results of the Statistics Canada survey of the Living Costs Differential (LCD) Indexes for the Northwest Territories Region including two Northern British Columbia and six Nunavut posts during February and were recently communicated to the National Joint Council Isolated Posts and Government Housing Committee (NJC-IPGHC). A total of thirty one (31) isolated posts were involved in this review and the results can be summarized as follows:
|No change in LCD level – 15 posts||
|Increase by one LCD level – 8 posts||
|Increase by two LCD levels – 8 posts||
These changes are effective .
Details regarding the methodology can be found in the "Guide to National Joint Council Rates and Allowances".
Departmental employees or regional staff should direct any questions on this subject to the appropriate departmental corporate official.
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