ETO Component allowances

Last updated: March 28, 2019

Mobile employees

Mobile employees receive a monthly payment per the table below in addition to their regular salary.


Effective date

Per monthly period

April 1, 2019


April 1, 2020


April 1, 2021


Return to headquarters

Field employees on 'travel status' (away from their assigned headquarters or geographic location on government business) can return to their headquarters for one weekend at the end of a 2-week period.

All travel expenses will be covered, except for travel time and any accommodation expenses.

Check who's eligible for this allowance in the Environmental, Technical and Operational (ETO) Component Agreement (PDF, 660KB).