COVID-19: Update for UTE members working at CRA

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

Message to the members of the Union of Taxation Employees

Hello Sisters and Brothers,

As you know, the crisis situation related to the COVID-19 pandemic is escalating across the country.

Many of you have expressed your concerns and worries about this situation, particularly those of you who still have to report to any of the Canada Revenue Agency offices to perform your duties.

We fully understand that many of you are concerned about this unprecedented situation and we share the same concerns.

COVID-19: UTE-PSAC Strike votes suspended

Friday, March 13, 2020
As the number of reported cases of the coronavirus increases in Canada, it is important that the PSAC and its Components take precautions and act proactively to safeguard the health and safety of our members, as well as the Canadian public.

In keeping with recommendations from both local and national health authorities, the union has made the difficult decision to suspend activities that would require a large gathering of members.

Postponement of the March 2020 Presidents' Conference, Executive Council meeting and suspension of other union activities

Friday, March 13, 2020

Sisters and Brothers,

In response to the recommendations of Local and National health authorities in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic crisis, I wish to inform you that the Union of Taxation Employees (UTE) has decided to suspend and postpone the following events and travel until further notice: