UPDATE on Code 699 Policy Grievance

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

Last month, the FPSLREB ruled that the Employer (TBS) could not force employees to exhaust all their other leave options before using the Code 699 leave for COVID-19-related reasons. This decision was rendered in the policy grievance filed by the ...

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AJC LITIGATION HEARING

Friday, March 18, 2022

Does judicial independence empower Courts to conduct their proceedings in a way that puts the health and safety of justice participants at risk?  Further, is the health and safety of judicial participants (including lawyers who appear in court) protected by section 7 of the Charter? 

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IN SOLIDARITY WITH UKRAINE

Friday, March 4, 2022

The AJC joins many other organizations in deploring the Russian Federation’s illegal and unjust attack on the sovereign state of Ukraine.   This aggression is having a very negative effect on world peace and security.

We stand in solidarity with the people of Ukraine, the large Ukrainian...

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SUPPPORT FOR AJC MEMBERS AFFECTED BY PROTESTS

Friday, February 4, 2022

The Association of Justice Counsel (AJC), as the exclusive bargaining agent for approximately 2,600 lawyers employed by the government of Canada with a primary function to uphold and respect the rule of law, is very concerned with the ongoing protests in the National Capital Region and other...

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VACATION LEAVE CASH-OUT

Friday, January 14, 2022

Background 

The National Joint Council bargaining agents signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Employer on the cash-out of excess vacation leave. The AJC signed the MOU on December 16, 2021, a copy of which can ...

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Important Updates on Covid-19 and 699 Leave

Friday, December 17, 2021

As we prepare for the Holidays and a New Year, the AJC has been working non-stop to support members and keep them safe. The new Omicron variant of the Covid-19 virus is a major concern and consequently the AJC and other bargaining agents have succeeded in addressing concerns with Treasury Board’...

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Update on Management Leave Directives

Wednesday, December 15, 2021

The PPSC has recently released its new management leave directive.  As we have previously informed members through our newsletters, the PPSC informed the AJC that it no longer wished to pursue co-development efforts and decided to proceed unilaterally with the implementation of a management...

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COVID-19 UPDATES

Tuesday, December 14, 2021

 The AJC’s Governing Council Representatives and Representation Services Team have been working non-stop over the last few months to support members in addressing concerns with Treasury Board’s Covid-19 vaccination policy, and supporting members in their accommodation requests.

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