Immunity shields shop steward from charge

A shop steward was suspended for three days without pay following a confrontation with her manager at a staff meeting
By Mark Rogers
|Canadian Labour Reporter|Last Updated: 04/01/2013

A shop steward was suspended for three days without pay following a confrontation with her manager at a staff meeting.

L.O. was a millwright and industrial mechanic employed at the city of Saskatoon’s Waste Water Treatment Plant. She had 16 years’ service and no discipline on her record when she was suspended following an incident that occurred on March 10, 2010.

L.O. was acting as union shop steward at the time of the incident, a position that she had held for six years.