Re Canada Post Corp and CUPW

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Arbitration Decision

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Union Grievance, Collective Agreement, Relief Letter Carrier, Postal Clerk, Assignment, Violation, Compensation


Union grievance alleging breach of the Collective Agreement between the parties bearing the date July 31, 1992, and in particular of Articles 11 and 53 in that the Employer assigned a relief letter carrier to postal clerk functions; and informed Local Union representatives that in future any unassigned Relief Letter Carrier will be assigned to postal clerk duties where there is no work in the letter carrier section. The Union requested recognition that this assignment was a violation of the Collective Agreement, and requested compensation of $50.00 to the relief letter carrier who had been required to work.


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