Document Type

Arbitration Decision

Publication Date



Employee Grievance, Leave of Absence, Union Business, Convention, Nova Scotia Federation of Labour, Collective Agreement


Employee Grievance alleging improper denial of leave of absence for union business. Grievance allowed.

In late August of 1982 the grievor, Jane Cainey, a pay-roll clerk in the Department of Finance, applied through the union office for leave without pay from September 28, 1982 to October 1, 1982 inclusive, to attend the annual convention of the Nova Scotia Federation of Labour.