Joint Statement from PIPSC-CRPEG and AECL on Labour Negotiations
Chalk River, 2012 July 13 — The Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada (PIPSC) and the Chalk River Professional Employees Group (CRPEG) unions, and Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL), issued the following joint statement today with respect to its negotiations.
We are pleased to announce that with the assistance of a federal mediator, PIPSC-CRPEG and AECL reached a tentative agreement. This agreement will be taken to members of PIPSC-CRPEG for a ratification vote in the coming weeks.
Atomic Energy of Canada Limited (AECL) is Canada’s premier nuclear science and technology organization. For 60 years, AECL has been a world leader in developing peaceful and innovative applications from nuclear technology through its expertise in physics, metallurgy, chemistry, biology and engineering.
Over 3,000 highly skilled employees deliver a range of nuclear services – ranging from research and development, design and engineering to specialized technology, waste management and decommissioning.
Today, AECL continues its commitment to ensure that Canadians and the world receive energy, health, environmental and economic benefits from nuclear science and technology with confidence that nuclear safety and security are assured.
More information on AECL can be found at www.aecl.ca.
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