Vacation Travel Assistance Update - October 2014
To: Designated Departmental Contacts, Isolated Posts and Government Housing
The purpose of this notice is to provide departments and agencies with the new Vacation Travel Assistance (VTA) rates which are effective and published October 1, 2014 that have an environmental Classification of 4 and 5 under the Isolated Posts and Government Housing Directive (IPGHD).
Please be aware that there were a number of changes to airline services that have resulted in significant variations in the VTA rates, particularly for locations within the Territories. Departments are encouraged to review the rates carefully to ensure that employees are notified accordingly and adjustments are made appropriately.
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. Departmental employees or regional staff should direct any questions on this subject to the appropriate departmental corporate official. View the list of Designated Departmental Contacts.
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Compensation and Labour Relations Sector
Office of the Chief Human Resources Officer
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