Programs Section

February 18, 2014
Every year some 2.3 million Canadian adults are affected by some form of Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSIs) or Musculoskeletal Injuries (MSIs), severely limiting their ability to work and affecting their lives.
November 14, 2013
The Employment Equity Act applies to workplaces with 100 or more employees in the federal jurisdiction only. 
September 19, 2013
Basic superannuation benefit entitlements are increased each January to compensate for increases in the Consumer Price Index (CPI). As illustrated in Table 2, the indexation adjustments since 1970, when the SRBA first came into force, have served to protect the value of superannuation benefit payments against inflation. Indexation starts on the first of January of the year after someone retires.The first indexation adjustment is prorated to the number of full months of the previous year after the person retired.
September 18, 2013
If you believe your workplace is going to be downsized, relocated or privatized and that you may be affected, you hould:
September 18, 2013
Sometimes it's not individual or groups of workers affected by work force adjustment situations. Instead, entire workplaces are changed, through:
September 18, 2013
Alternate Service Delivery Initiatives An alternate service delivery (ASD) initiative is the transfer of any work, undertaking or business of the Agency to any body or corporation that is outside the Agency (Definitions section).  Employees affected by this type of work force adjustment are subject to the provisions outlined here only, unless indicated otherwise (7.2.1).
September 18, 2013
Alternation allows employees to exchange positions with non-affected indeterminate employees who wish to leave the Agency (6.2.1). This system is only available to opting employees, not to surplus or laid off employees. Once an opting employee has chosen an option, they have either resigned, been laid off or have become a surplus employee, thus, the system is also only available during the 120 day opting period.
September 18, 2013
You can be laid off if: you are not mobile you can't be retrained in two years you request to be laid off you refuse a reasonable job offer (1.1.12) Surplus and opting employees who resign are also considered laid off, but only for purposes of severance pay (6.3.1, 1.1.32).
September 18, 2013
You will and must be notified in writing by Parks Canada if a work force adjustmentsituation affects you. Note that the Work Force Adjustment Appendix only applies to indeterminate employees. As a result, term and casual employees may not be officially notified of planned changes. Written notice will also include your status. If your status changes Parks Canada must advise you in writing.
September 18, 2013
You've received written notice from the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) that your servicesmay no longer be required because of a work force adjustment situation (Definitions section). This means you are an affected employee. Specific individuals, groups of workers or whole facilities can receive these notices. It doesn't necessarily mean that your employment will end. This notice gives you a  “heads up” that there might be changes for you down the road.

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