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The Association of Justice Counsel is the exclusive bargaining agent for approximately 2,600 lawyers employed by the government of Canada ("Federal Crown Counsel"), who work for the Department of Justice ("DOJ"), the Public Prosecution Service of Canada ("PPSC"), and provide in-house legal services to various federal agencies, tribunals and courts across the country.

February 23rd, 2018
February 23rd, 2018

Standby Duty: At last we have a deal!

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As you know, on November 3rd 2017 the SCC agreed with the AJCīs submission that managementīs refusal to compensate our members on standby duty was unreasonable and unfair. (See previous communiques here and here.)

Since then, we have been working tirelessly to get a fair interim agreement in place that will compensate members for standby duty, past and present. We are happy to announce that we have now reached an agreement, which will be in effect from February 22, 2018 until the binding con...

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