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Arbitration Decision

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National, Union Grievance, Collective Agreement, Postal Services Continuation Act, Franchise Agreements, Constructive Consultation


National Union grievance alleging violation of Articles 13.15 and 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, Bill C-86. The Union requested an order that the Employer be directed to withdraw from franchise agreements allegedly made in breach of the Collective Agreement to engage in constructive consultations and to provide certain specified information, and for damages, both in its own right and on behalf of the employees affected by the alleged breaches.


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