A reminder regarding Regulation 5 of the PSAC Constitution, which defines the rights and responsibilities of members who are temporarily away on leave without pay. In order to remain a member in good standing members must advise the PSAC Natinonal President. A template letter is available for download below.
REGULATION DEFINING THE RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES OF NON DUES-PAYING MEMBERS UNDER SECTION 4, SUB-SECTION (2)(f) AND (g) OF THE
In order to remain a member in good standing a member as defined in Section 4, Sub-Sections (2) (f) and (g) must advise the PSAC National President, in writing, of their desire to remain a member in good standing, and in the case of a member defined in Sub-Section (2) (g) advise the PSAC National President of his/her expected return-to-work date.
A member as defined in Section 4, Sub-Section (2) (f) and (g) has all rights and privileges of membership in the PSAC except that unless authorized to do so by motion adopted by the AEC, he/she shall not be eligible for elected office within the PSAC, and cannot be delegated to attend any PSAC Convention or Conference.
A member who is permitted to remain a member in good standing under Section 4, Sub-Section (2) (g) will cease to be a member in good standing 30 months after commencing his or her leave without pay, unless the membership in good standing status is extended by motion adopted by the AEC.