Collective agreement arbitration in Canada /
[edited by] Ronald M. Snyder.
Sixth edition.
Toronto, Ontario : LexisNexis, 2017.
clxv, 1125 pages ; 24 cm
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Toronto, Ontario : LexisNexis, 2017.
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Part I. The collective agreement -- Elements of the collective agreement -- Interpretation of the collective agreement -- The grievance procedure -- Part II. Arbitration as a system -- Legislative context of labour arbitration -- The arbitration process / Kenneth William Thornicroft -- Evidentiary issues in arbitration / Kenneth William Thornicroft -- Judicial review of arbitral decisions -- Part III. Human rights and privacy considerations -- Human rights and accommodation -- Workplace privacy -- Part IV. Discipline, discharge and non-culpable terminations -- Discipline and discharge -- Insubordination : showing disrespect for the employer -- Other workplace offences -- Non-culpable termination -- Part V. Protection of employment opportunities -- The bargaining unit and its protection -- Job classifications and description of jobs -- Rights of seniority -- Benefits of seniority to employees -- Part VI. Managing the workplace -- Scheduling of work and overtime -- Payment for work done -- Absences from work -- Part VII. Management rights and institutional union concerns -- Management rights -- Unions and collective agreements.
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At head of cover title: Palmer & Snyder.
Includes table of court decisions and arbitration awards.
Third ed. written by: Earl Edward Palmer, Bruce Murdoch Palmer.
"... Collective Agreement Arbitration in Canada provides a practical approach to issues which practitioners in the labour relations field will find most useful. That it is cited by all levels of court, including the Supreme Court of Canada, is a testament to the high value attached to this work by the courts and those involved in the field of labour law. Provides up-to-date analysis of current issues in labour arbitration. Delivers extensive cross-Canada coverage on federal and provincial labour legislation, as well as arbitral and judicial decisions. Frequently referred to, and cited by, labour lawyers, union personnel, human resources managers, arbitrators, and the courts, including the Supreme Court of Canada. Nationally recognized as one of the most quoted authorities in arbitral decisions. Extensive Updates Since Last Edition in 2013. Hundreds of new cases, including courts of appeal and Supreme Court of Canada judgments and arbitral decisions from all jurisdictions. Updated references to applicable provincial and federal labour statutes; Impact of Sattva Capital Corp. v. Creston Moly Corps. (S.C.C.) on the interpretation of collective agreements. In-depth analysis of employee privacy rights as relating to social media use and other digital platforms; New section regarding family-related absences and entitlements to contractual benefits; Analysis of the panoply of current tests used to determine family status discrimination; Highlighting new requirements regarding admissibility of expert evidence; Updated discussion concerning random alcohol and drug testing; New and augmented discussion of 'deemed' discipline and termination clauses; A review of scheduling and other issues arising from job-sharing arrangements; Privacy considerations concerning the publishing of names in arbitral decisions. Examination of the continuous employment requirement to receive accrued health benefits; Greater clarification on requirements to award aggravated and punitive damages; New discussion concerning payment of wages and wage deductions; Analysis of the privacy exception to the "work now/grieve later" principle; Discussion of employer's right to enforce a third party's policy on the bargaining unit; New section on the Charter right to freedom of expression of striking employees." --Publisher's website.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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