Collective Agreement between the Canadian Food Inspection Agency and the Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada regarding the Veterinary Medicine (VM) Group Bargaining Unit
Part E – Other Terms and Conditions

Article E1 - Statement of Duties

E1.01 Upon written request, an employee shall be entitled to an official, complete and current statement of the duties and responsibilities of his position, including the position's classification level and the point rating allotted by factor and organization chart depicting the position's place in the organization.

Article E2 - Registration Fees

E2.01 The Employer shall reimburse an employee for his 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 his position.

E2.02 Where the payment of professional fees is not a requirement for the continuation of the performance of the duties of his/her position:

  1. The Employer shall reimburse an employee for his/her membership fee paid to a regulatory body governing the practice of Veterinary Medicine, to a maximum of one thousand ($1,000.00) dollars.
  2. Reimbursement of membership fee referred to in E2.02 (a), will include registration to the Canadian Veterinary Medical Association (CVMA).

Article E3 - Wash-Up Time

E3.01 Where the Employer determines that due to the nature of the work there is a clear cut need, wash-up time up to a maximum of ten (10) minutes will be permitted before the end of the working day or immediately following and contiguous to the working day.

E3.02 Notwithstanding B3.02, wash-up time permitted pursuant to clause E3.01 and immediately following and contiguous to the working day shall be deemed to qualify for cash payment of overtime in accordance with clause B3.01.

Article E4 - Telephones

E4.01 Where it is necessary to make a long distance telephone call directly related to Government business, the Employer shall reimburse the employee for the cost of such call.

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