Collective Agreement between the Canadian Food Inspection Agency and the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) regarding the Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) Bargaining Unit
** Article 59 – Membership Fees

* 59.01 The Employer shall reimburse an employee for the payment of membership or registration fees to an organization or governing body when the payment of such fees is a requirement for the continuation of the performance of the duties of the employee's position.

* 59.02 Upon receipt of proof of payment, the Employer shall reimburse an employee, who is classified as an FI, his or her annual membership fees paid to either the Institute of Chartered Accountants (CA), the Society of Management Accountants (CMA) or the Association of Certified General Accountants (CGA), when the payment of such fees is a requirement for the continuation of the performance of the duties of the employee's position.

** 59.03 When the payment of such fees is not a requirement for the continuation of the performance of the duties of an employee's position, but eligibility for a professional accounting designation from one of these associations is a qualification specified in the Standards for Selection and Assessment for the Financial Administration Group, the Employer shall reimburse the employee, upon receipt of proof of payment, for his or her annual membership fees paid to one of the associations referred to in clause 59.02 to a maximum of one thousand dollars ($1,000).

* 59.04 Reimbursement covered by this Article does not include arrears of previous years' dues.

* 59.05 Membership dues referred to in Article 10 (Check-Off) of this Agreement are specifically excluded as reimbursable fees under this Article.

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