Grievance Commissioner System Sample Clauses

Grievance Commissioner System. This is to confirm the discussion of the parties during collective bargaining that they are committed to encouraging early discussion and resolution of labour relations issues at the local level and seek to resolve grievances in a timely and cost efficient manner. To that end, this is to confirm that pursuant to Article 8, the parties agree that the Employer and Union at individual nursing homes may agree to utilize the following process in order to resolve a particular grievance through the utilization of a joint mediation-arbitration procedure:
Grievance Commissioner System. 1. The Employer and Union may mutually agree in writing to invoke the Grievance Commissioner process outlined in this letter rather than proceed to arbitration as set out in Article 10.12 of this collective agreement for an individual, group or policy grievance.
Grievance Commissioner System. This is to confirm the discussion of the parties during collective bargaining that they are committed to encouraging early discussion and resolution of labour relations issues at the local level and seek to resolve grievances in a timely and cost-efficient manner. To that end, this is to confirm that pursuant to Article 8, the parties agree that the Employer and Union at individual Homes may agree to utilize the following process in order to resolve a particular grievance through the utilization of a joint mediation-arbitration procedure: The Employer and Union may mutually agree in writing to invoke the Grievance Commissioner process outlined in this letter rather than proceed to arbitration as set out in Article 8.12 of this Collective Agreement for an individual, group or policy/Union grievance. The Grievance Commissioner shall have the same powers and be subject to the same limitations as a Board of Arbitration hereunder, save and except as expressly provided herein. The Grievance Commissioner shall be mutually agreed upon by the Employer and Union. The Employer and Union agree to make best efforts to ensure that the Commissioner mediation-arbitration dates are set so that this process is initiated in a much more accelerated rate than the normal arbitration process. To that end the parties agree to meet centrally to discuss the possibility of a central Grievance Commissioner roster and pre-scheduled dates that can be mutually shared throughout the year. The location of any such hearing shall be agreed upon by the local parties. The parties shall provide the Grievance Commissioner with a Statement of Facts Agreed and Not Agreed. In addition, they shall provide the Grievance Commissioner and each other with brief written representations on which they intend to rely provided that such are emailed not less than ten (10) days before the commencement of the hearings of the Grievance Commissioner. This information will include the grievance and the Employer’s response. The purpose of the hearing is to clarify issues and/or facts in dispute. At the hearing the parties may make such further representations or adduce such evidence as the Grievance Commissioner may permit or require but the Grievance Commissioner shall not be obligated to conform to the rules of evidence. The parties acknowledge that this is an expedited form of a med-arb process whereby the Grievance Commissioner, based on the evidence and representations provided by the parties during the med-a...
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  • Grievance Committee The Hospital will recognize a Grievance Committee composed of the Chief Steward and not more than (as set out in Local Provisions Appendix) employees selected by the Union who have completed their probationary period. A general representative of the Union may be present at any meeting of the Committee. The purpose of the Committee is to deal with complaints or grievances as set out in this Collective Agreement. The Union shall keep the Hospital notified in writing of the names of the members of the Grievance Committee appointed or selected under this Article as well as the effective date of their respective appointments. A Committee member shall suffer no loss of earnings for time spent during their regular scheduled working hours in attending grievance meetings with the Hospital up to, but not including arbitration. The number of employees on the Grievance Committee shall be determined locally.

  • CENTRAL LABOUR RELATIONS COMMITTEE C4.1 OPSBA, the Crown and OSSTF agree to establish a joint Central Labour Relations Committee to promote and facilitate communication between rounds of bargaining on issues of joint interest.

  • Health & Safety Committee The Employer agrees to establish a Health & Safety Committee for all employees of the company under the auspices of the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA). The Committee shall be made up of an equal number (not less than one each) of non-bargaining unit and bargaining unit persons who have completed their probationary period. The Union has the right to appoint the members representing the bargaining unit. The Committee shall keep minutes of its meetings and post them in the shop. One copy will be forwarded to the Union office.

  • Health and Safety Committee (a) The Employer and the Union agree that they mutually desire to maintain standards of safety and health in the Home in order to prevent accidents, injury and illness.

  • Health and Safety Committees In order to provide a safe and healthful workplace, local unit level LMCs shall establish Health and Safety Committees. Each committee will be composed of an equal number of representatives appointed by the Union and the Employer and will be co-chaired by a Union and Employer representative. A Union representative must be a member of the unit but either party may be accompanied by staff and/or other subject matter experts who may participate, but not vote, at meetings. Each party shall prepare and submit an agenda to the other party one week prior to any scheduled meeting. If neither party submits an agenda, the meeting shall be canceled. Each committee’s general responsibility will be to provide a safe and healthful workplace by recognizing hazards and recommending the abatement of hazards and educational programs. Each committee will:

  • GRIEVANCE REPORT FORM Grievance School District Distribution of Forms

  • Policy Grievance – Union Grievance The Union may institute a grievance alleging a general misinterpretation or violation of this Agreement by the Employer by submitting a written grievance at Step No. 1 within twenty (20) days after the circumstances have occurred. This section shall not apply to disciplinary grievances or application of competitive clauses under this Agreement.

  • Function of Joint Health and Safety Committee All incidents involving aggression or violence shall be brought to the attention of the Joint Health and Safety Committee. The Employer agrees that the Joint Health and Safety Committee shall concern itself with all matters relating to violence to staff.

  • Grievance Arbitration Notwithstanding any other provision of this Agreement, for the purposes of this Article, an Employee has the right to grieve any filling of a vacancy or Assignment in the bargaining unit.

  • Grievance Mediation At any stage in the grievance procedure, the parties by mutual consent in writing may elect to resolve the grievance by using grievance mediation. The parties shall agree on the individual to be the mediator and the time frame in which a resolution is to be reached. If there are any costs related to mediation they shall be shared equally between the parties. The time lines outlined in the grievance procedure shall be frozen at the time the parties mutually agreed in writing to use the grievance mediation procedure. Upon written notification of either party indicating that the grievance mediation is terminated, the time lines in the grievance procedure shall continue from the point at which they were frozen.