Rescission of Membership Fees Policy


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

As part of the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat’s ongoing efforts to improve internal processes and to reduce the reporting burden on departments, while ensuring accountability is not compromised, the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat initiated a policy suite review. The Membership Fees Policy was one of the policies recently reviewed as part of this exercise.

Reimbursement of membership fees, when required for performance of the duties of an employee’s position, is included within the provisions of the relevant collective agreement. Therefore, in order to avoid redundancy and conflict of authority, the Membership Fees Policy will be rescinded, effective .

In accordance with the September 30, 2009 Information Notice, Corporate Departmental Labour Relations and Corporate Compensation Managers and Officers can send any questions regarding this change to the following email address: Contact Interpretations by E-mail

Michael Holt
A/Senior Director
Core Public Administration
Compensation Management
Compensation and Labour Relations
Office of the Chief Human Resources Officer

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