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Collective Agreement, Canada Labour Code, Special Leave, Power Failure


Employee grievance alleging that the Employer violated Article 21 of the Collective Agreement between the parties relating to the Postal Operations Group (Non-Supervisory): Internal Mail Processing and Complementary Postal Services, Code: 608/81, which expired September 30, 1986, but which remains in effect by virtue of the Canada Labour Code, and in particular of Article 21.03 in that the Employer unreasonably withheld special leave. The Union requests that the grievor be paid for one hour and fifty minutes of special leave.


Case summary available at the Sir James Dunn Library via Canadian Labour Arbitration Summaries.