Union files grievance over overtime hours

Express overtime provisions of the agreement were not triggered
|Canadian Labour Reporter|Last Updated: 04/18/2016

The Public Service Alliance of Canada filed a grievance against Hay River Health and Social Services Authority after overtime hours were given to casual employees in preference to full- and part-time employees.

The employer provides health and social services at two long-term facilities in Hay River, N.W.T. Employees can be full-time, part-time or casual. Employee are permitted to hold a casual position in conjunction with a full- or part-time position.

The union alleged the employer was calling in casual employees or full-time employees working as casual employees in another department to perform work before calling in full- and part-time employees.