Student Rates of Pay for 2024

Date: December 27, 2023

To: Heads of Human Resources, Directors or Chiefs of Labour Relations, Compensation, and the Public Service Pay Centre

The purpose of this bulletin is to advise organizations in the core public administration (Schedules I and IV of the Financial Administration Act) that the Secretary of the Treasury Board (TBS) has approved new rates of pay effective May 1, 2024, for all students hired under Treasury Board Student Employment Programs.

The rates of pay will be available shortly on the TBS Website.

The student rates of pay effective May 1, 2022, currently on the TBS website, remain in effect until April 30, 2024. 

Please note that the rates of pay for students may be applied to separate employers, as required.

In accordance with section A.2.4 of the Directive on Terms and Conditions of Employment for Students, “Rates of pay for students shall be revised from time to time, taking various factors into consideration, such as the provincial or territorial minimum wages and the collective bargaining settlement patterns for employees of the core public administration. Any such adjustments will not apply retroactively.

Any questions regarding the above should be directed to your Departmental Corporate Labour Relations or Corporate Compensation representatives who, if required, will direct their questions to the interpretations team within the Employee Relations and Total Compensation Sector using the designated form.

Original signed by
Wendy Braithwaite
Director, Compensation Policy and Pay Administration
Employee Relations and Total Compensation
Office of the Chief Human Resources Officer

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