Committee Sample Clauses

Committee. (a) There shall be a committee to address the planning of professional development initiatives for nurses as described in Article 9.01. This committee shall include representatives of the Hospital, one of whom shall be the Chief Nursing Officer or designate and another, a Human Resources representative; and of the Union, one of whom shall be the Bargaining Unit President or designate. The number of representatives is set out in the Appendix of Local Provisions. The membership of the Committee may be adjusted by mutual agreement, but at least fifty (50%) percent will be elected by the Union membership. The parties may agree to incorporate other disciplines into the Committee. The Hospital agrees to pay for time spent during regular working hours for representatives of the Union attending such meetings, and will provide replacement staff where needed for such absences. Where a nurse is required to attend such meetings outside of her or his regularly scheduled working hours, the nurse shall be paid for all time spent in attendance at such meetings at either her or his regular straight time hourly rate of pay or elect to receive lieu time off. Where a nurse elects equivalent time off, such time off must be taken within the period set out in the Appendix of Local Provisions or payment in accordance with the former option shall be made.
Committee. The Hospital agrees to a Negotiating Committee comprised of representatives of the Association for the purpose of negotiating a renewal agreement. The number of nurses on the Negotiating Committee is set out in the Appendix of Local Provisions. The Hospital agrees to pay members of the Negotiating Committee for time spent during regular working hours in negotiations with the Hospital for a renewal agreement up to, but not including, arbitration. Central Team In central bargaining between the Ontario Nurses’ Association and the Participating Hospitals, a nurse serving on the Association’s Central Negotiating Team shall be paid for time lost from the nurse’s regularly scheduled straight time working hours at her or his regular rate of pay, and without loss of leave credits, for attending central negotiating meetings with the Hospitals’ Central Negotiating Committee up to, but not including, arbitration. Central Negotiating Team members shall receive unpaid time off for the purpose of preparation for negotiations. The Association will advise the Hospitals concerned, as far in advance as possible, of the dates for which leave is being requested. Upon reference to arbitration, the Central Negotiating Team members shall receive unpaid time off for the purpose of attending arbitration hearings. Time spent on such meetings will not be considered leave under Article Leave for Association Business. The maximum number of Central Negotiating Team members entitled to payment under this provision shall be eight and in no case will more than one (I) nurse from a hospital be entitled to such payment. The Association shall advise the Hospitals’ Central Negotiating Committee of those nurses to be paid under this provision. The Hospitals’ Central Negotiating Committee will make such request known to the affected hospitals. For any unpaid leave of absence under this provision, a full-time nurse’s salary and applicable benefits shall be maintained by the Hospital, and the Association agrees to reimburse the Hospital in the amount of the full cost of such salary. For any unpaid leave of absence under this provision, a part-time nurse’s salary and percentage in lieu of fringe benefits shall be maintained by the Hospital, and the Association agrees to reimburse the Hospital in the amount of the full cost of such salary and percentage in lieu of fringe benefits.
Committee. The Hospital agrees to recognize a negotiatingcommittee comprised of members to be elected or appointed from the bargaining unit. Where the Hospital participates in central bargaining, the purpose of the negotiating committee shall beto negotiate local issues as defined in this Collective Agreement. Where the Hospitaldoes not participate in central bargaining, the purpose of the negotiating committee shall be to negotiate a renewal of this Collective Agreement. The Hospital agrees that the members of the negotiating committee shall suffer no loss of earnings for time spent during their regular scheduled working hours in attending negotiating meetings with the Hospital up to, and including, conciliation. The number of members on the negotiating committee shall be determined locally and will be set out in the Local Provisions Appendix.