Travel on government business
The National Joint Council Travel Directive provides for the reimbursement of reasonable expenses incurred while travelling on government business.
The directive is co-developed by participating bargaining agents and public service employers. It applies to public service employees, exempt staff and other persons travelling on government business, including training.
Quick Reference – Appendices
- Appendix A – Guide to Insurance Coverage for Employees on Government Travel
- Appendix B – Kilometric Rates – Modules 1, 2 and 3
- Appendix C – Allowances – Modules 1, 2 and 3 (Canada/USA Meal and Incidental Rates)
- Appendix D – Allowances – Module 4 (International Meal and Incidental Rates)
- Appendix E – Blanket travel authority templates – Module 1 – Travel within headquarters area
- Appendix F - Sample declaration
Read the latest National Joint Council communiqués from the Government Travel Committee for updates related to travel provisions.
Note: Travel for ministers, members of Parliament, heads of departments and agencies, and executives is governed through a separate Special Travel Authorities policy.
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