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Arbitration Decision

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Collective Agreement, Leave, Without Pay, Transfer, Pensionable Service, Credit, Teachers' Pension Plan


Individual grievances alleging breach of the Collective Agreement between the parties for the period April 1, 1988 - March 31, 1991 in that the Employer violated Article 1.5.1 and other relevant articles in denying the Grievors leave without pay for the purpose of working in the school system to become eligible to get pensionable service credit, and in denying them the right to transfer pensionable service purchased by them into the Teachers' Pension Plan when they were employed by the Employer.