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Volunteers & Work of Bargaining Unit

posted Sep 30, 2014, 1:55 PM by CUPE 561   [ updated Sep 30, 2014, 1:56 PM ]
To all locations:
 
Members need to be aware of Article 10.11

 

10.11 Work of the Bargaining Unit

 

The Union shall not have its certificate of bargaining authority reduced as a result of volunteers.

 

The Board further agrees that volunteers will be supernumerary to established positions in the bargaining unit and that the use of volunteers will not result in the layoff of employees. Duties of the laid off employee(s) will not be performed by volunteers at that location.

 

For the purposes of this Article 10.11 layoff shall mean a reduction in the work force or any reduction of hours for any employee.

  

If there are any volunteers at your site performing work of laid off Members please let the Union Office know.