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DISCIPLINE AND DISCHARGE - Grounds - Worker availability

Tuesday, November 28, 2017 @ 8:28 AM  

Application by Canada Post Corporation (the Corporation) for judicial review of an Arbitrator’s award. The respondent Canadian Union of Postal Workers (the Union) filed a grievance alleging that a temporary employee (the Grievor) had been unjustly dismissed. The Corporation had dismissed the Grievor on the basis that he had not demonstrated reasonable availability in the acceptance of work assignments during a six month period. For that time period, the Grievor had an acceptance rate of 37.8 per cent. The Arbitrator agreed with the Union and ordered...