Rates of Pay and Terms and Conditions of Employment Modifications for Excluded Employees of Certain Specific Occupational Groups - October 2013


To: Heads of Human Resources, Directors/Chiefs of Labour Relations and Compensation

I am pleased to announce the revised rates of pay as well as modifications to the Terms and Conditions of Employment for certain excluded employees, as approved by the Treasury Board of Canada, for the following groups: Applied Science and Patent Examination (SP), and Ship Officers (SO).

Rates of Pay

The rates of pay applicable to these excluded employee groups correspond to those found in their relevant collective agreement and can be found online at: Rates of Pay for the Public Service of Canada.

The rates of pay for those excluded positions for which different rates are listed compared to the collective agreement can be found online for the Applied Science and Patent Examination (SP) and the Ships' Officers (SO).

Severance Termination

Severance pay eligibility for voluntary separation (retirement and resignation) is discontinued as of the date indicated in the relevant collective agreement for the two groups listed above.

The estimate on years of continuous employment is to be provided to employees no later than three (3) months from , (the date of the approved modifications) that is, no later than .

Employees are to select their option within six (6) months from September 10, 2013, which is by inclusively.

All questions should be directed to your Departmental Corporate Labour Relations or Corporate Compensation Official who, if required will direct their questions to the Compensation and Labour Relations group at the following email address Contact Interpretations by E-mail Interpretations@tbs-sct.gc.ca.

Kevin Marchand
Pay Administration and Policy
Core Public Administration
Compensation and Labour Relations
Office of the Chief Human Resources Officers

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