A reminder to all members who receive reimbursement for professional fees per Clause 27.26 of the 17th Master agreement. Effective April 1, 2014, all members are eligible to claim the 2013 rate for professional fees for the 2014 calendar year.
For those members who claimed the 2009 rate for the 2014 calendar year fees prior to April 1, 2014 – you may submit to your employer the difference paid between the two rates. For example: Registered Forest Technologist (RFT)
2013 rate: $504.42
2009 rate: $331.17
Difference reimbursed: $173.25
You are eligible to submit a claim for the difference between the 2013 rate and the 2009 rate.