Union Recognition and Rights. 2.01 Bargaining Unit Defined The bargaining unit shall comprise all employees included in the College bargaining units as defined in this Agreement except those employees in positions mutually agreed to between the parties as managerial and/or confidential exclusions. The parties to this Agreement acknowledge the difficulty in establishing a service wide policy for determining managerial and/or confidential exclusions. The parties further agree that cognizance shall be given to the type of organization and to the degree to which employees, at varying levels, are involved either in the formation of College policy or in the process of employer-employee relations. The guidelines to be considered in negotiating exclusions shall be:
Union Recognition and Rights. 1.01 Bargaining Agency The Company recognises the Union as the sole bargaining agency for its employees, as duly Certified under The Labour Relations Code of British Columbia, for the purpose of collective bargaining with respect to rates of pay, hours of employment, and all other working conditions. 1.02 Employee Definition The term "employee" as used in and for the purpose of this Agreement shall include all persons employed in the Company's operations and as covered by the Labour Relations Council Certification and without restricting the generality of the foregoing shall not include foremen and those having authority to hire or discharge employees, office workers, supervisory officials, salesmen and watchmen. 1.03 No Other Agreement No employee shall be required or permitted to sign any document or make a written or oral agreement with the Company or its representatives which may conflict with the terms of this agreement. 1.04 Written Correspondence The Company shall forward to the Union all written correspondence between the Company and any employee in the bargaining unit pertaining to the interpretation or application of any clause in this Agreement. 1.05 Shop Stewards
Union Recognition and Rights. 1.01 Bargaining Agent Recognition The Company, or any person authorized to act on its behalf, recognizes the Union as the sole and exclusive bargaining agent with respect to rates of pay, wages, hours and all other conditions of employment for all employees covered by this Agreement. The Union shall notify the Company of the names of officially-elected committees. 1.02 No Other Agreement No employee covered by this Agreement shall be required or permitted to make a written or oral agreement with the Company or its representatives which may conflict with the terms of this Agreement as provided by the Labour Code. 1.03 Correspondence
Union Recognition and Rights. 3.1 Bargaining Unit DefinedThe bargaining unit shall comprise all employees included in the certificate issued by the Labour Relations Board except those excluded by mutual agreement of the Parties or by the Labour Relations Board. 3.2 Bargaining Agent RecognitionThe Employer recognises the BC Government and Service Employees’ Union as the exclusive bargaining agent for all employees covered by the certification. 3.3 CorrespondenceThe Employer agrees that all correspondence between the Employer and the Union related to matters covered by this Agreement shall be sent to the President of the Union or his designate. The Employer agrees that a copy of any correspondence between the Employer and any employee in the bargaining unit covered by this Agreement pertaining to the interpretation or application of any Article in this Agreement shall be forwarded to the President of the Union or his designate. The Union agrees that all correspondence between the Union and the Employer shall be sent to the appropriate Employer designate.3.4 No Other AgreementNo employee covered by this Agreement shall be required or permitted to make a written or oral agreement with the Employer or its representatives which may conflict with the terms of this Agreement. 3.5 No Discrimination for Union ActivityThe Employer and the Union agree that there shall be no discrimination, interference, restriction or coercion exercised or practised with respect to any employee for reason of membership or activity in the Union. 3.6 Recognition and Rights of StewardsThe Employer recognises the Union’s right to select stewards to represent employees. The Employer and the Union will agree on the number of stewards, taking into account both operational and geographic considerations. The Union agrees to provide the Employer with a list of employees designated as stewards. A steward shall make every effort to perform the duties of a steward outside of normal working hours. If this is not possible, a steward, or his alternate, shall obtain the permission of his immediate supervisor before leaving his work to perform his duties as a steward. Leave for this purpose shall be without loss of pay. Such permission shall not be unreasonably withheld. On resuming her normal duties, the steward shall notify his supervisor. The duties of stewards shall include:
Union Recognition and Rights. The Union agrees that any activities relevant to the administration of the Collective Agreement or other Union activities, which must be conducted during working hours, will be carried out in a professional manner with primary consideration to instructional duties. Where the College feels that such activities are interfering inappropriately with instructional duties, the Parties agree to meet and resolve the matter.
Union Recognition and Rights. 1.01 Union RecognitionThe Company recognizes the Union as the sole collective bargaining agent of the employees and owner operators covered by this agreement. Properly qualified Officers and Committeepersons of the Union shall be recognized by the Company in discussing any and all matters affecting the relationship between the Company and the employees and owner operators who are members of the Union and are affected by this agreement.1.02 No DiscriminationThe Company shall not discriminate against any of the employees or owner operators who are members of the Union for Union activity and/or for their activities in representing other employees or owner operators.1.03 Successor RightsThe provisions of the Canada Labour Code dealing with successor rights and obligations are recognized by the parties.1.04 Union MembershipIt is hereby agreed that all employees and owner operators shall become members of the Union and shall as a condition of employment become and remain members of the Union.1.05 Union Dues DeductionThe Company agrees to deduct from the pay of each employee and owner operator, who is a member of the Union, or covered by this Collective Agreement, an amount of Union dues or their equivalent, as specified by the National Secretary-Treasurer of the Union and forward the full amount so deducted to him or her, or such other person or local union as may be officially designated. Said deductions to be made as directed by the National Secretary-Treasurer of the Union or such person or local union as that official may designate. The monthly dues remittance shall be accompanied by a list of employees or owner operators on the payroll for the pay period in which the deductions were made. A copy of said list only will be forwarded to the local union office as directed by the Union.1.06 Union Dues on T4 SlipsThe Company shall show the total amount of Union dues deducted on the employee's T-4 slip or T4-A’s for owner operators at the end of each calendar year.1.07 No Individual AgreementsThe Company agrees not to enter into any agreement or contract with the Union employees or owner operators, individually or collectively, which in any way conflicts with the terms and provisions of the agreement. Any such agreement will be null and void. 1.08 Picket LinesThe Company shall not require an employee, Owner Operator relief driver or owner operator covered by this Agreement to cross a legal picket line or to accept any product or goods from any person or employees ...
Union Recognition and Rights. 2.01 Bargaining Unit Defined (CA Article 2)The bargaining unit shall comprise all employees included in the bargaining unit as described in the certificate at each college or institution, issued by the Labour Relations Board of British Columbia, except positions excluded by mutual agreement between the local parties or excluded by the Labour Relations Board of British Columbia.