8 December 2023
5 December 2023
The WPEG bargaining team met virtually with the company on December 1 to review the outstanding items in this round of negotiations: annual economic increases, remote work and section heads. Your team is pleased to announce that a tentative agreement was reached.
5 December 2023
Your bargaining team continues to work towards a tentative agreement. We have requested a meeting with the company to discuss a resolution on remote work and a fair pay increase. As always, we will be in communication should a tentative agreement be reached.
17 November 2023
PIPSC members working at the Canadian Nuclear Laboratories are now members of the CAAT DB Plus pension plan. Members are strongly encouraged to transfer out their pension account balance. Instructions on how to transfer funds to CAAT and a private locked-in RRSP are provided in
26 October 2023
Your bargaining team met with the employer on October 11 and 12. It was hoped that in this session we would reach a tentative agreement. The parties were able to come to an agreement on a number of items including some elements of pay and premiums.
29 September 2023
Both the WTEG and WPEG bargaining teams met in September to do a complete review of the outstanding items in this round of negotiations.
7 July 2023
Hello WPEG Members, Your bargaining team participated in a fourth session of negotiations with CNL from June 20 – 22, 2023.
19 April 2023
Thank you to all who attended the Town Hall meeting on April 4 at the Whiteshell site to meet with your bargaining team members and PIPSC President, Jennifer Carr.
23 February 2023
Your bargaining team participated in the second session of negotiations with CNL on February 13 through February 15. During this very collaborative session the parties continued the work on the non-monetary improvements to your collective agreement.
15 December 2022
The Group members have voted overwhelmingly in favour of moving from the CERI pension to the CAAT pension. Your executive has asked CNL to move all further pension remittances to the CAAT plan.
2 December 2022
Hello WPEG Members Your bargaining team, along with the WTEG bargaining team, conducted the first session of negotiations with CNL on November 21 through November 24. During this session the parties exchanged proposals for non-monetary changes to the collective agreement.
12 October 2022
Thank you for the great turnout at the WPEG town hall on September 27 where we shared the results of our bargaining survey.
6 January 2022
PIPSC will plan the potential transition to the CAAT defined benefit pension. Learn about this plan’s highlights.
1 May 2019
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20 November 2018
We received the results of the ratification vote, the vote was to accept the new Collective Agreement. On behalf of the bargaining team I would like to thank you all for your support and patience during the process.
27 September 2018
Your Bargaining Team met with the Company in Conciliation on Sept 19th to 21st 2018, with help of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service.
18 September 2018
Dear Members, As many of you are aware, your WTEG & WPEG negotiating committee is very close to entering into conciliation with the employer and is trying its best to secure a contract that balances both a good work life & personal life for all the members in WTEG and WPEG.
11 July 2018
As the negotiations for the renewal of your collective agreements continue in to the fall (2018), your bargaining teams would like to clarify the issue of hours of work. Negotiations have happened around moving to a 40 hour work week. Though at this time this proposal has not yet been signed off. We are still discussing compensation for the 40 hours, format of the 40 hours, start times, and how to calculate accrual and use of leave (vacation, sick leave, etc).
6 July 2018
PIPSC members with a gross annual income of less than $40,000 are eligible to apply for reimbursement of part of their union dues.
20 June 2018
Bargaining Update and Survey Results Spring 2018 Dear WTEG & WPEG Members The Company and the combined bargaining teams of WTEG and WPEG negotiated March 20-22, April 18 and May 29-31. The last two sessions concentrated on monetary issues.
28 March 2018
Invitation to All Members Meeting Thursday April 5, 2018 WTEG and WPEG members
14 February 2018
The parties met again in Beausejour, MB on January 30, 31 and February 1, 6, 7 & 8, 2018. Additional dates are being scheduled for March or April.
18 January 2018
The parties met in Beausejour, MB on January 9, 10 and 11, 2018. Additional dates are scheduled for January 30, 31 and February 1, 2018 and also February 6, 7 and 8, 2018, once again in Beausejour.
4 December 2017
The three parties met November 28, 29, and 30, 2017 in Winnipeg, MB and are scheduled to meet again in Beauséjour, MB on January 9, 10 and 11, 2018. Additional tentative dates are scheduled for late January and February, 2018.
9 November 2017
All three parties met to continue bargaining in Winnipeg on November 1, 2 and 3, 2017.
1 November 2017
The Company, WTEG, and WPEG met in Winnipeg from October 23-25, 2017. Together the three teams have begun interest based negotiations.
1 November 2017
The Collective Agreements between WPEG & WTEG and the Canadian Nuclear Laboratories expired on June 30, 2017. The bargaining teams of WPEG and WTEG decided to negotiate jointly with the Company to renew the collective agreement.
11 April 2017
To All Members: The Collective Agreement between WPEG and the Canadian Nuclear Laboratories will expire on June 30, 2017.