Vacation (Christmas, New Year's, March Break)
Once again coverage levels have been set high than in the past resulting in more vacation denials. Please fill out the attached questionnaire to be matched up with the applicable group grievance.
Article 6 - Displacement Resolution
The Grievance Settlement Board concluded bumping can only occur after the 130 working day redundancy notice has expired for the life of the current collective agreement.
Vacation / Wellness/ Flex Survey
999 members completed the survey to guide the unions team in their efforts to find positive solutions during negotiations taking place over the summer.
Members re-new their vote in support of negotiations aimed at improving the vacation, wellness and flex provisions of the Collective Agreeement with the aid of a facilitator from the Ministry of Labour. Results:
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Sign the Petition:
Sign the petition letter. The petition letter will make it impossible for our employer to deny the fact that employees are fed up.
Universal WSIB Coverage - It's Time
Click on the "Cover Me" logo to visit the campaign website and watch the compelling video or go to http://covermewsib.ca/
We Pay We Deserve A Say
OCEU will leave no stone unturned in our collective efforts to protect the employee pension plan from any unnecessary cuts.
The parties have a shared interest in addressing the Pension Plan solvency deficit. The primary option we are pursuing includes:
- Permanent solvency relief available by converting the existing single-employer pension plan (SEPP) to a jointly sponsored pension plan (JSPP) which does not require any cuts.
Learn more and read the President's blog and click on the Pension tab.
HOURS OF WORK and FLEX
The Grievance Settlement Board hearings commended Decemeber 2011 and wrapped up in September 2013. A binding decision is pending. :
- Policy grievances for field staff that have been told the business will not consider either 10/9 or 5/4 FWA's.
- Policy grievance regarding the approach to start times and finish times.
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To join please send your request along with a message containing your identifiable work name (if different from your FB name) and your employee #. Use the link below to join.