Mandatory Vaccination Policy

Thursday, October 7, 2021

Yesterday, the Government of Canada unveiled the mandatory vaccination policy that had been promised during the election campaign last month. As we’ve...

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National Day for Truth and Reconciliation

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

In response to the Truth and Reconciliation Commission’s (TRC) Call to Action number 80, the federal government has established September 30th as the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation. All federal government employees and federally regulated workplaces are given a statutory...

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Mandatory Vaccination Policy

Wednesday, September 29, 2021

On September 28th 2021, the Prime Minister confirmed that a mandatory vaccination policy for federal public servants will be forthcoming.

As we’ve indicated previously, the Association of Justice Counsel (AJC) supports the broadest possible vaccination of Canadians to combat...

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AJC’s Position on Mandatory Vaccinations

Monday, August 16, 2021

On August 13, 2021, the Federal Government announced a policy of mandatory vaccination for public servants.

The Association of Justice Counsel (AJC) supports the broadest possible vaccination of Canadians to combat the COVID-19 pandemic, a serious threat to public health which has seen 1....

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Management Leave Update

Friday, August 6, 2021

We would like to begin by expressing our appreciation for the patience that many of you have displayed as we continue to work vigorously to address and balance the concerns raised over the years with management leave.  You will recall that as part of the last collective bargaining process, the...

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AJC AND COPE REACHED A TENTATIVE AGREEMENT

Friday, June 25, 2021

Canadian Office and Professional Employees Union (COPE) Local 225 and the Association of Justice Counsel (AJC) reached a tentative agreement  on the evening of Wednesday, June 23.   Both parties are recommending ratification.  

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Update on the AJC-COPE Labour Dispute

Monday, June 7, 2021

As mentioned earlier, further to a vote on May 20, 2021, COPE members rejected the AJC’s last offer to return to work by a split vote of 4 to 3.  While disappointed, we respect our employees’ decision, as well as their right to remain on strike.

COPE filed an ...

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UPDATE: COPE NEGOTIATIONS & ON-GOING STRIKE - May 21, 2021

Friday, May 21, 2021

Further to a vote on May 20, 2021, the AJC advises that COPE members have rejected our last offer to return to work by a split vote of 4 to 3.  

While disappointed, we respect our employees’ decision, as well as their right to remain on strike.  

Shortly after the vote results were...

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