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PROCESS AND PROCEDURE - Grievances - Continuing grievance

Friday, January 12, 2018 @ 7:05 AM  

Appeal by the Cape Breton Firefighters Association (Union) from the dismissal of its application for judicial review of the decision of an arbitration board chaired by Ashley (Ashley Board). The Union grieved a workplace restructuring undertaken by the Cape Breton Regional Municipality which closed a fire station and reduced the number of firefighters assigned to each shift. An arbitration board chaired by Girard (Girard Board) concluded that the Municipality failed to respect the requirement in the parties’ collective agreement requiring it to retain an overall minimum...