Union Grievance, Contracting Out, National, Collective Agreement, Postal Services Continuation Act, Constructive Consultation, Franchise
Union Grievance alleging improper contracting out. Grievance allowed.
National union grievance alleging violation of art. 39.08 of the collective agreement between the parties for the Postal Operations Group (Non-Supervisory): Internal Mail Processing and Complementary Postal Services, signed April 2, 1985, and bearing the expiration date September 30, 1986, maintained in force and effect by the Postal Services Continuation Act, 1987, S. C. 1987, c. 40, Bill C-86, in that the employer opened a franchised dealership without holding constructive consultation with the union. The union requested an order that the employer be directed to discontinue the offering of new services through the franchise in question until constructive consultation has been held.
Re Canada Post Corp and Canadian Union of Postal Workers (Halifax Franchise Grievance) (1988), 34 LAC (3d) 28, 1988 CanLII 9236 (Can LA) (Arbitrator: Innis Christie).