TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE. The Hospital undertakes to notify the Union in advance, so far as practicable, of any technological changes which the Hospital has decided to introduce which will significantly change the status of employees within the bargaining unit. The Hospital agrees to discuss with the Union the effect of such technological changes on the employment status of employees and to consider practical ways and means of minimizing the adverse affect, if any, upon employees concerned. Where new or greater skills are required than are already possessed by affected employees under the present methods of operation, such employees shall be given a period of training, with due consideration being given to the employee's age and previous educational background, during which they may perfect or acquire the skills necessitated by the new method of operation. The employer will assume the cost of tuition and travel. There shall be no reduction in wage or salary rates during the training period of any such employee. Training shall be given during the hours of work whenever possible and may extend for up to six months. Employees with one (1) or more years of continuous service who are subject to lay-off under conditions referred to above, will be given notice of the impending change in employment status at the earliest reasonable time in keeping with the notification to the Union as above set forth and the requirements of the applicable law.
TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE. 45.1 The parties have agreed that in cases where, as a result of technological change, the services of an employee are no longer required beyond a specified date because of lack of work or the discontinuance of a function, the Work Force Adjustment Policy concluded by the parties will apply. In all other cases, the following clauses will apply:
TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE. 801 Technological Change shall mean the introduction by the Employer of equipment or material of a different nature or kind than that previously used by the Employer, and a change in the manner in which the Employer carries on the work, that is directly related to the introduction of that equipment or material. In the event of a technological change occurring during the life of this Agreement which will displace or adversely affect one or more nurses in the bargaining unit:
TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE. During the term of this Agreement any disputes arising in relation to adjustment to technological change shall be discussed between the bargaining representatives of the two parties to this Agreement. Where the Employer introduces, or intends to introduce, a technological change, that:
TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE. 23.01 The Hospital undertakes to notify the Union in advance, so far as practicable, of any technological changes which the Hospital has decided to introduce which will significantly change the status of Employees within the bargaining unit. The Hospital agrees to discuss with the Union the effect of such technological changes on the employment status of Employees and to consider practical ways and means of minimizing the adverse effect, if any, upon the Employees concerned.
TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE. During the term of this Agreement any disputes arising in relation to adjustment to technological change shall be discussed between the Bargaining Representatives of the two parties to this Collective Agreement.
TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE. 41.01 The Employer agrees to meet with the Union Executive, during the term of the Agreement and following reasonable notice, for the purpose of discussing any concerns the Union may have with respect to the introduction of significant technological changes which may have an affect on bargaining unit employees. By the same token, if the Employer is considering the introduction of significant technological change which will have an affect on bargaining unit employees, it agrees to notify the Union as far in advance as is practicable of its intent to introduce such changes and to meet with the Union. At any such meeting, the Employer will provide the Union with information as to the nature of the changes, the date on which the Employer proposes to effect the changes and the employees likely to be affected by such changes. It will also advise the Union of the affect, if any, the change may have on the working conditions and terms of employment of the employees affected. No employee covered under the terms of the Job Security provisions contained within this Agreement, shall be laid off or have his/her regular hours reduced because of the introduction of significant technological change.
TECHNOLOGICAL CHANGE. 4.3.1 Technological change means the introduction by the Authority into its work, undertaking or business of equipment or material of a significantly different technological nature or kind than that previously utilized by the employer in the operation of the work, undertaking or business and a change in the manner in which the employer carries on the work undertaking or business that is directly related to the introduction of that equipment or material.