Temporary market adjustment

Last updated: March 28, 2019

Temporary market adjustments (TMAs) or recruitment and retention adjustments (RRAs) are used as a temporary solution to attract employees to occupations with skill shortages.

Once a shortage no longer exists, steps are taken to return positions back to their regular pay structure.

Find rates for specific positions using the Salary Look-up Tool.

Administration guidelines

TMAs and RRAs are considered pensionable earnings. 

Review these guidelines: