RCMP Civilian Members

As a RCMP Civilian member of our union, you will benefit from a number of key advantages including: top-notch negotiators, research staff and analysts, and representation at every step of the bargaining and grievance process. We advocate for our members to protect high quality jobs. We’re better together!

As you transition to PIPSC membership, the best way to get the latest news is to sign up for email updates. We will post regular updates on this page and our transition team is available to help answer any questions you may have.

We look forward to the following Occupational Groups joining us:

  • Commerce and Purchasing (SPS-COM)
  • Computer Personnel (SPS-CP)
  • Forensic Laboratory and Identification, Forensic Science Laboratory Specialist (FLI-FSLS)
  • Electronics Engineer and Architecture (SPS-EE)
  • Research Scientist (SE-RES)
  • Chaplain (SPS-CHP)
  • Health Nursing (SPS-HN)

Please revisit this page frequently for the last news and updates.


4 June 2024
Survey Update..  
24 October 2023
Updates to FAQ   Your RCMP CM Bargaining Team met with the Treasury Board Bargaining Team to further discuss each other's proposals on October 17-18th.   
18 July 2023
Your RCMP CM Bargaining Team met with the Treasury Board Bargaining Team to exchange proposals on June 23.  The Team subsequently met with the Treasury Board Bargaining Team to discuss our proposals on August 1 to 3.   
21 March 2023
Your RCMP CM Bargaining Team has been busy preparing for the upcoming round of negotiations.     Your RCMP CM Bargaining Team has been busy preparing for the upcoming round of negotiations.  
25 January 2023
To all PIPSC represented RCMP Civilian Members,   
12 September 2022
We are seeking RCMP Civilian Members, who are members in good standing with PIPSC, to join the Bargaining Team.
2 June 2022
In Memoriam: Desmond Chiang It is with deep sadness that we must pass along the news of the sudden passing of our cherished colleague Desmond Chiang.
19 May 2021
The RCMP Commissioner refuses to intervene to address Computer Personnel (CP) retro pay delays.
15 April 2021
On April 9, 2021 President Debi Daviau wrote to RCMP Commissioner Lucki, urging her to intervene and direct that the retroactive payments for Computer Personnel members be processed as soon as possible.
24 March 2020
We were recently informed that RCMP Human Resources would not be approving any request to rescind discharge requests that were submitted by employees – many of which are now our members - in anticipation of deeming.
24 March 2020
We received information last evening that RCMP Human Resources will not be approving any request to rescind discharge requests from members who submitted their requests in anticipation of deeming.
3 March 2020
Thousands of PIPSC members took action, and our demands were heard loud and clear. It was announced that RCMP civilian members’ concerns about moving to the failed Phoenix pay system have been heard.
27 February 2020
PIPSC is asking its 60,000 members to send an email to the Treasury Board President, Jean-Yves Duclos, the RCMP Commissioner, Brenda Lucki and the Public Services and Procurement Minister, Anita Anand, demanding that the transfer of the new PIPSC members to Phoenix be stopped.
24 February 2020
We have made clear to RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki that we oppose any efforts to move RCMP civilian members to the failed Phoenix pay system. Join PIPSC members across the country and email Minister Duclos, Minister Anand, and the RCMP Commissioner demanding that the transfer of our new members to Phoenix be stopped.
18 November 2019
Debi wrote a follow-up to her October 23, 2019 meeting, during which you requested a short briefing note summarizing the Institute’s position and concerns regarding the potential transfer of our Civilian Members to the troubled Phoenix pay system. 
31 October 2019
Last week, PIPSC President Debi Daviau had her first face-to-face discussion with RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki. It was a positive meeting that bodes well for our future work together on workplace improvements for our RCMP members.
26 July 2019
On May 1, 2019 President Debi Daviau communicated our strong opposition to moving RCMP civilian members to the failed Phoenix pay system. RCMP Commissioner Lucki responded May 16 indicating her plans to go ahead. We are not backing down, and President Daviau has responded making that clear.
24 July 2019
Watch this webinar to learn more about the memorandum of agreement to transition RCMP CMs into PIPSC collective agreements upon deeming.
18 July 2019
A Few Notes About This Summary The table below does not identify every provision of the collective agreements which do not have a comparable provisions within the RCMP Terms and Conditions of Employment.
11 July 2019
As agreed during negotiations and mediation, the RCMP and Shared Services Canada (SSC) have provided the Institute with a letter confirming the application and interpretation of certain provisions contained in the collective agreements:
21 June 2019
Applies only to RCMP civilian members upon deeming into the public service Anything not mentioned in this summary will be subject to the terms of the relevant collective agreements
21 June 2019
20 June 2019
The RCMP CM Negotiation Team has successfully concluded negotiations in mediation with the Treasury Board to secure a Memorandum of Agreement establishing the terms for transition of RCMP civilian members into the PIPSC collective agreements.
23 May 2019
Treasury Board and Commissioner Lucki want to move RCMP Civilian Members to Phoenix. Please take action immediately. Email Commissioner Lucki and let her know that you do not want to be paid through the failed Phoenix system.
21 May 2019
With only 365 days remaining until the scheduled deeming date of May 21, 2020, your support is needed to achieve our goals.
13 May 2019
Why are Civilian Members unionized? In 2016, a Supreme Court ruling rendered the RCMP’s Staff Relations Representative (SRR) Program unconstitutional, opening th
9 May 2019
PIPSC President Debi Daviau's letter to RCMP Commissioner Brenda Lucki, urging her to abandon all plans to switch Civilian Members into the broken Phoenix pay system.
26 April 2019
The Negotiations Team conducted our second set of negotiation meetings with Treasury Board and RCMP representatives in Ottawa from April 2 to 4, 2019.  The discussions to date have resulted in progress on several of the less contentious items in our proposals.
5 March 2019
In 2003, RCMP Commissioner Zaccardelli sent a message to RCMP employees, announcing the decision to abolish the Civilian Member category.  Commissioner Zaccardelli reassured members that:
26 February 2019
Members of the RCMP CM Negotiations Team met with the Treasury Board on the afternoon of January 21st, 2019 to exchange proposals.
26 February 2019
PIPSC RCMP Civilian Members Central Table Negotiation Proposals 2019 Presented by:
25 February 2019
This memorandum is to give effect to the agreement reached between the Employer and the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada (PIPSC) concerning the process to be followed to re-open the collective agreements for the following bargaining units:
21 February 2019
The Treasury Board’s proposals for the issues below (in no particular order) are summarized into two categories; a proposal to apply the provisions in the applicable PIPSC group collective agreement or a proposal that the issue is “For Discussion”.
20 February 2019
The table below does not identify every provision of the collective agreements which do not have a comparable provisions within the RCMP Terms and Conditions of Employment.
9 January 2019
The RCMP CM Bargaining Conference was held in Ottawa, November 21 and 22, 2018. Every civilian member that registered for the conference was invited to participate. Over two full days, participants from Newfoundland to British Columbia worked alongside members of the Negotiation Team to review issues and concerns, and to develop options and strategies for negotiations to protect existing benefits.
10 December 2018
This document represents a high level summary of the differences between existing RCMP Terms and Conditions of Employment, and comparable provisions within the six collective agreements for PIPSC members employed by Treasury Board in the Core Public Administration groups