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Secondment

A temporary move of an employee to another department or agency in the core public administration and other organizations for which the Treasury Board is the Employer.

(Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat)

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Secondment is the temporary lateral movements of an employee to perform the functions of a position that already exists or to take on a special project. The employee maintains his/her substantive position in the home department/agency or organization, and is paid by the home department/agency or organization. Secondments may also be applied for career development purposes to gain breadth of knowledge and experience, as well as to help strengthen the capacity in the core public administration.

References


Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat. (2010). Secondment / assignment. In Frequently Asked Questions. Retrieved November 30, 2010 from
http://www.tbs-sct.gc.ca/faq/seas-eng.asp#q2
     
Secondment

A temporary move of an employee to another department or agency in the core public administration and other organizations for which the Treasury Board is the Employer.

(Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat)

---------------------------------

Secondment is the temporary lateral movements of an employee to perform the functions of a position that already exists or to take on a special project. The employee maintains his/her substantive position in the home department/agency or organization, and is paid by the home department/agency or organization. Secondments may also be applied for career development purposes to gain breadth of knowledge and experience, as well as to help strengthen the capacity in the core public administration.

References


Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat. (2010). Secondment / assignment. In Frequently Asked Questions. Retrieved November 30, 2010 from
http://www.tbs-sct.gc.ca/faq/seas-eng.asp#q2.

Approved for glossaryposting by Ben Eisen on December 5, 2010


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