Once tbS and PIPSC have reached an agreement on the draft language of the EEIG and the design of the program, this agreement will be made available to the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA) and the PIPSC-VM bargaining table for ratification and inclusion in their collective agreement. The Parties agree that the time limits provided for in this Memorandum of Understanding may be extended only by mutual written consent. This Annex shall be considered as part of the collective agreement between the parties and the workers. The Technical Commission will develop all necessary agreements and documents to support the implementation of an EEIG in the next round of collective bargaining. This work shall be completed within one year of signature. During a series of regular meetings, the Technical Commission makes preliminary recommendations for consideration by the Steering Committee on the following issues: remuneration – has the same meaning as the “rate of pay” in the worker`s collective agreement. The dates may be extended by mutual agreement between the members of the Governing Board. The terms of reference of the Technical Commission may be amended from time to time by mutual agreement between the members of the Steering Committee. Notwithstanding the employment security article of this collective agreement, in the event of a conflict between this Annex to the transition to employment and this Article, this Annex to the transition to employment shall have priority.
For permanent employees and part-time remuneration, the TSM is assessed in proportion to the severance pay provided for in the collective agreement.