Directive on Terms and Conditions of Employment

Directs departments and agencies that will ensure the equitable, accurate, consistent, transparent and timely application of terms and conditions of employment across the core public administration.
Date modified: 2017-03-13

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as and when required (selon les besoins)
Is the situation whereby a person with no assigned hours of work reports when needed and usually in response to an urgent need.
casual worker (personne nommée à titre de travailleur occasionnel)
Is a person employed on a casual basis pursuant to the Public Service Employment Act.
core public administration (administration publique centrale)
Refers to the departments named in Schedule I and the other portions of the federal public administration named in Schedule IV of the Financial Administration Act.
excluded employee (employé exclu)
Is a person who occupies a position that has been identified by the employer in accordance with the Public Service Labour Relations Act as not being represented by a bargaining agent because of the nature of the duties of the position.
indeterminate (indéterminée)
Is the indefinite period for which a person is appointed pursuant to the Public Service Employment Act.
part-time (temps partiel)
Is the situation whereby a person is ordinarily required to work more than one third of but less than the normal scheduled daily or weekly hours of work established for persons doing similar work.
part-time worker (travailleur à temps partiel)
Is a person who is not ordinarily required to work more than one third of the normal scheduled daily or weekly hours of work established for persons doing similar work.
persons appointed to the core public administration (personnes nommées à l'administration publique centrale)
Are persons occupying one of the following types of positions: indeterminate, term of three months or more, term of less than three months, casual worker, seasonal worker, as and when required, excluded, unrepresented, part-time, and part-time worker.
public service collective agreements implementation order (ordonnance d'application des conventions collectives dans la fonction publique)
Is the instrument by which deputy heads are authorized and directed to exercise and perform such powers and functions of the Treasury Board as may be required to give effect to and administer the provisions of a collective agreement.
relevant collective agreement (convention collective pertinente)
Is the collective agreement for the bargaining unit to which the person is assigned or would be assigned, were the person's position represented or not excluded. For positions classified as PE and OM, the relevant collective agreement is that applying to the Program and Administrative Services Group. For positions classified as PO-IMA and PO-TCO, the relevant collective agreement is that applying to the Technical Services Group.
seasonal worker (travailleur saisonnier)
Is the term used for persons performing duties of a seasonal nature.
term of less than three months (période déterminée de moins de trois mois)
Is a specified period of less than three months for which a person is appointed pursuant to the Public Service Employment Act.
term of three months or more (période déterminée de trois mois ou plus)
Is a specified period of three months or more for which a person is appointed pursuant to the Public Service Employment Act.
unrepresented employee (employé non représenté)
Is a person appointed to a position that is not represented by a bargaining agent.
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