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Re Canada Post Corp And Cupw (036-03-00022), Innis Christie Feb 2008

Re Canada Post Corp And Cupw (036-03-00022), Innis Christie

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Union grievance, submitted on September 20, 2006, on behalf of all affected employees alleging breach of Article 39 05 (e) and (f) of the Collective Agreement between the parties bearing the expiry date January 31, 2007, in that the Employer failed to offer overtime hours as required by those provisions. The Union sought an order that the Employer pay damages to compensate the affected employees.


Re Canada Post Corp And Cupw (Morgan), Innis Christie Oct 2007

Re Canada Post Corp And Cupw (Morgan), Innis Christie

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The Grievor was suspended for inappropriate behaviour towards co-workers. The Union claims the three day suspension was without just, reasonable and sufficient cause and sought a remedy which would pay damages due to the suspension and removal of all related documents from the Grievor's personal file.

The grievance succeeds in part. Discipline was appropriate. There was nothing in the Grievor's personal record to support a three day suspension and one of the complaints warranted no discipline. The suspension is reduced to two days and the Grievor is to be compensated for losses resulting from the third day.


Re United Steelworkers And Vulcan Containers (Canada) Ltd, Innis Christie, C Gareau, N E. Wrycraft Apr 1970

Re United Steelworkers And Vulcan Containers (Canada) Ltd, Innis Christie, C Gareau, N E. Wrycraft

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Employee Discharge alleging unjust discharge. Determination of quantum of damages.

AWARD:

In an award dated November 21, 1969, this board ordered the grievor to be reinstated in employment with compensation for loss of income except for wages she would have received in the first two weeks following her discharge by the company. Mr. Wrycraft dissented. The majority award stated that the grievor was subject to a duty to mitigate her losses so that any actual earnings and an amount equal to any earnings that she could have had if she had made a reasonable and prudent effort to find other …