Right to Refuse a) The Company shall ensure that all employees are informed that they have the right to refuse hazardous work which may harm them or any person and that signs are posted in the workplace advising them of this right.
Right to Refuse. A bargaining unit employee alleging harassment in the workplace is encouraged to use the above procedure to resolve a complaint. However, it is agreed, in principle, that in serious cases or when the safety of an employee is being threatened, it may be necessary for that employee to leave the job. Furthermore, the parties agree that details with respect to the procedure regarding the ability of employees to leave their jobs as outlined above will be developed by the Master Employment Equity Committee and will be implemented as a part of this procedure following the Union leadership and Management representative training. This procedure was implemented on June 30, 1994.
Right to Refuse. A bargaining unit employee alleging harassment or discrimination in the workplace is encouraged to use the above procedure to resolve a complaint. However, it is agreed, in principle, that in serious cases of harassment or discrimination, or when the safety of an employee is being threatened directly or indirectly by the Respondent(s), it may be necessary for that employee to leave the job. Before any employee takes such action, the parties agree that details with respect to the procedure regarding the ability of employees to leave their jobs as outlined above will be developed by the Master Employment Equity Committee and will be implemented as part of the Procedure no later than June 30, 2003. The purpose of this Policy and Procedure is to allow the CAW and Ford of Canada the opportunity to address and resolve internal problems related to the objective of achieving a harassment and discrimination free workplace. This Policy and Procedure in no way precludes the Complainant's right to seek action under the applicable Human Rights legislation. The parties also agree to communicate this information about the Procedure to the workforce prior to June 30, 2003 through local union newsletters, bulletin board notices and company publications or any other mutually agreed upon method of communication. Recommended Investigation Guidelines are outlined below for the use of the investigators. INVESTIGATION GUIDELINES Complaint Every effort should be made to have the Complainant submit a written complaint. This request should be submitted in a supportive, rather than an intimidating manner. A written complaint enables the Respondent(s) and the investigators to deal with a clear and concise description of allegations. Therefore, if the Complainant does not file a written complaint, the investigator(s) will draft a written form of complaint which the Complainant will have an opportunity to review and consent to. Prior to the Investigation Before commencing an investigation, the investigators should consider and recommend to company management how to address the interim situation during the investigation. Consideration may be given to whether the Complainant and/or the Respondent(s) be moved to a new assignment or sent home. The Respondent(s) should be advised of the existence of the complaint at the beginning of the investigative procedure. The investigators must determine the extent of the details provided based on each specific case. In some cases, it would be appropr...
Right to Refuse. The University agrees that no employee will be subject to discipline or dismissal for refusing to cross a lawful picket line within the meaning of the Labour Code of British Columbia (RSBC 1996 c.244). However, if such refusal results in the employee not being able to perform the employee's duties, he/she may immediately be taken off the payroll until once again able to perform the normal duties of the position.
Right to Refuse. In situations where an employee reasonably believes that a safety and/or health hazard exists, the employee shall first report her/his concerns to the Safety Committee and/or Supervisor. If immediate action to correct the situation is not taken or if the employee is told that corrective action is not necessary but nevertheless continues to believe that a safety and/or health hazard exists, the employee shall be entitled to refuse to work until such time as a person from the appropriate government agency dealing with safety and health matters has come to the Company's operations to inspect the concerns firsthand and has made a determination. No employee shall suffer a loss of pay as a result of his/her refusal to work under this section. However, the Company shall have the right to assign alternate work to the employee.
Right to Refuse. An employee with fifteen (15) or more years of service shall not be required to accept an assignment that would require the employee to relocate. If the employee refuses the assignment he or she shall remain eligible for the NAV CANADA Departure Incentive Program or to lay-off with recall rights.