Grievance could take years to settle

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Description: It could take years to settle a grievance filed by the Mine, Mill and Smelter workers union over bonuses the union says are owed to its members by Xstrata Nickel in Sudbury, Ont. Source: The Sudbury Star Date: 04/15/2011 Link: http://www.thesudburystar.com/ArticleDisplay.aspx?e=3076880 Questions for discussion: What type of grievance is this? What steps would this… Read more »

B.C. court rules teachers’ bargaining law unconstitutional

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Description: The B.C. Supreme Court has ruled that the B.C. government violated teachers’ Charter rights in 2002 when it passed a law that removed clauses that included limits on class size from the B.C. Teachers’ Federation’s collective agreement. Source: TheĀ  Vancouver Sun Date: 04/14/2011 Link: http://www.vancouversun.com/business/Teachers+regain+right+bargain+class+size/4613527/story.html Questions for discussion: Which Charter rights did the court… Read more »